ALTARIA: More Finnish Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic metallers ALTARIA, who feature in their ranks SONATA ARCTICA guitarist Jani Liimatainen and NIGHTWISH six-stringer Emppu Vuorinen, are in the studio recording their sophomore album, "Divinity", for a May 2004 release through AOR Heaven sub-label Metal Heaven Records. In the meantime, the group will hit the road again in Finland in January 2004.

ALTARIA's "Invitation" Tour, Finland Pt.2:

Jan. 15 - Kuopio, FIN @ Henry┬┤s
Jan. 16 - TBA
Jan. 17 - Turku, FIN @ Downtown
Jan. 21 - Tampere, FIN @ Hella
Jan. 22 - Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Club *
Jan. 23 - Vaasa, FIN @ Hullu Pullo
Jan. 24. - Oulu, FIN @ Loop

* with support act: URBAN TALE

ALTARIA's current lineup is completed by vocalist Taage Laiho (THERION, KILPI), bassist Marko Pukkila and drummer Tony Smedjebacka.

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