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Also known as Black Water (1982-1984)

Country: Finland
Label: Edel Records

Links: Official website
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Formed in: 1982

1988-1994 Heavy metal
1995- Power metal

Line-up

Current members:
1994-  Timo Kotipelto - vocals
1995-  Jens Johansson - keyboards
2005-  Lauri Porra - bass
2008-  Matias Kupiainen - guitars
2012-  Rolf "Rolle" Pilve - drums
Former musicians:
1984  Tuomo Lassila - drums, vocals
› 1985-1995  -//- drums
1984-1985  Staffan Stråhlman - guitars
1984-1987  Mika Ervaskari - keyboards
1984-1987  John Vihervä - bass
1985-1989  Jyrki Lettonen - bass
1985-1994  Timo Tolkki - guitars, lead vocals
› 1985-2008  -//- guitars
› 1990-1991  -//- guitars, vocals, bass
› 1994-2008  -//- guitars, backing vocals
1988-1995  Antti Ikonen - keyboards
1989-1993  Jari Behm - bass
1993-2005  Jari Kainulainen - bass
1995-2012  Jörg Michael - drums
› 2005-2011  -//-
2004  Katriina "Miss K" Wiiala - vocals
Studio musicians:
1993-1994  Sami Kuoppamäki - drums
1998  Eicca Toppinen - cello
2009-2011  Tipe Johnson - backing vocals
2009-2011  Hepa Waara - backing vocals
2009-2011  Aleksi Parviainen - backing vocals
Live musicians:
2004  Anders Johansson - drums
2010  Alex Landenburg - drums
Guest musicians:
1998  Marco Hietala - vocals
2005  Michael "Starbuck" Majalahti - spoken word
2005  Kimmo Blom - backing vocals
2005  Pasi Rantanen - backing vocals
2005  Petri Bäckström - vocals
2005  Max Lilja - cello
2009  Perttu Vänskä - guitars
2009  Tony Kakko - backing vocals
2011  Jani Liimatainen - backing vocals
› 2013  -//- acoustic guitar

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1989 | 6.8 Fright Night
1992 | 7.4 Twilight Time
1994 | 7.9 Dreamspace
1995 | 8.1 Fourth Dimension
1996 | 8.3 Father Time [EP]
1996 | 8.7 Episode
1996 | 8.9 Will The Sun Rise? [EP]
1997 | 9 Black Diamond [EP]
1997 | 8.7 Visions
1997 | 8.6 The Kiss Of Judas [EP]
1998 | 8.3 Destiny
2000 | 8.3 Hunting High And Low [EP]
2000 | 8.2 A Million Light Years Away [EP]
2000 | 8.4 Infinite
2003 | 7.9 Elements Part I
2003 | 7.3 Elements Part II
2005 | 6.2 Stratovarius
2009 | 7.5 Polaris
2011 | 7.9 Elysium
2013 | 8.8 Unbreakable [EP]
2013 | 8.5 Nemesis
2015 Eternal
 
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Photo galleries

04.12.2010 Hard Rock Hell IV - Prestatyn, Wales, 4th December 2010 by Baz Anderson
29.09.2009 Stratovarius At The Warehouse - Calgary, Canada (29.09.2009) by Doc Godin
21.06.2009 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 21st June 2009 by Moocher
19.06.2009 Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France, 19th-21st June 2009 by Baz Anderson
02.08.2007 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 2nd-4th August 2007 by Baz Anderson
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
25.04.2015 Stratovarius - Announce New Album, Tour Dates
24.10.2014 Stratovarius - To Reissue "Elements" Albums
30.04.2014 Stratovarius - New Video Online
03.04.2014 Stratovarius - Announce New Documentary
20.12.2013 Stratovarius - Release New Video
08.03.2013 Stratovarius - Release New Video
 
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Interviews
05.10.2009 with Lauri Porra
Articles
05.10.2009 A Power Metal Night In Calgary - Stratovarius At The Warehouse (29.09.2009)

Concerts
05.06.2015 FIN, Tampere - South Park Festival 2015
26.06.2015 FIN, Helsinki - Tuska Open Air 2015 (2)
30.07.2015 GER, Wacken - Wacken Open Air 2015 (20)
05.10.2015 EST, Tallinn
06.10.2015 LAT, Riga (1)
07.10.2015 LTU, Vilnius
09.10.2015 POL, Krakow
10.10.2015 POL, Warsaw
11.10.2015 GER, Berlin
13.10.2015 AUT, Vienna
14.10.2015 HUN, Budapest (3)
16.10.2015 GER, Geiselwind
17.10.2015 GER, Lindau
20.10.2015 GER, Munich
21.10.2015 ITA, Milan
23.10.2015 ESP, Bilbao
24.10.2015 ESP, Madrid
25.10.2015 ESP, Sevilla
27.10.2015 ESP, Valencia
28.10.2015 ESP, Barcelona
30.10.2015 SUI, Pratteln
31.10.2015 FRA, Besancon
01.11.2015 FRA, Paris (2)
03.11.2015 GBR, London
04.11.2015 BEL, Vosselaar
05.11.2015 NED, Eindhoven
06.11.2015 GER, Cologne
07.11.2015 GER, Bochum
09.11.2015 GER, Frankfurt
10.11.2015 GER, Stuttgart
11.11.2015 GER, Hamburg
12.11.2015 GER, Karlsruhe
13.11.2015 AUT, Kufstein

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