According to a posting on STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto's official web site, Finnish progressive/power metallers WINGDOM will be opening for STRATOVARIUS on the Finnish leg of the band's upcoming co-headlining European tour with HAMMERFALL. WINGDOM were the first band to be signed to Kotipelto's High and Loud record label, which had previously only released Kotipelto's solo albums. The band, whose debut album, "Reality", was released in Finland last April, are currently working on material for their next effort.


Sami Asp – Vocals
Mikko Harkin (ex-SONATA ARCTICA) – Keyboards
Markus Niemispelto – Drums
Jukka Ruotsalainen – Guitars
Alessandro Lotta (ex-RHAPSODY) - Bass


Oct. 26 - Helsinki, FIN @ Kulttuuritalo
Oct. 28 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone
Oct. 29 - Turku, FIN @ Caribia

Check out WINGDOM's official web site at


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