While currently on another successful world tour, this time to support their latest studio album Pariah's Child, Finnish power metal heroes Sonata Arctica swung by the studio to re-record their debut album Ecliptica, which was released 15 years ago. This new version will be released on October 24th under the banner Ecliptica - Revisited: 15th Anniversary Edition on Nuclear Blast. What do you think about this release? Would you be interested in it?
The second video off Sonata Arctica's newest output Pariah's Child, released on March 28th via Nuclear Blast Records, is now online. After "The Wolves Die Young", the song chosen this time is the ballad "Love". Check out the video below and tell us what you think.
The Finns Sonata Arctica's newest creation Pariah's Child sees its official release in Europe today, with March 31st being the release date in the UK/France and April 1st in North America on Nuclear Blast Records. However, you don't have to wait any longer to listen to the entire thing because it is streaming in full at this location.
Sonata Arctica's new album, Pariah's Child, will hit the stores on March 28th via Nuclear Blast Records, and now the band announces the third single off the album. After "The Wolves Die Young" and "Cloud Factory", the song chosen is now the ballad "Love". The single is now available as a limited, signed digipak version from the official Sonata Arcticawebshop.
The second single off of Sonata Arctica's new album is out in the open. The band just released a lyric video for the track "Cloud Factory", out of their upcoming Pariah's Child that will be out on March 28th via Nuclear Blast. After "The Wolves Die Young", this is the second taste of what the new opus will bring. Enjoy it below.
In case you still haven't heard Sonata Arctica's new single "The Wolves Die Young", you can do that today. The band just revealed the first video off their new album Pariah's Child. The video shoot for "The Wolves Die Young" took place in January 2014 at Sibelius House in Lahti, Finland. The clip was produced by Patrick Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company. Enjoy the Finns in action right here. Do you like the new song?
As the release of Pariah's Child, set for March 28th, is approaching, Sonata Arctica just announced what will be the first single supporting the album. The single chosen is The Wolves Die Young and it will be released on February 7th via Nuclear Blast Records. It will contain the title track "The Wolves Die Young" in both normal and single edit versions.
All of a sudden, Finnish power metallers Sonata Arctica have revealed the details of what will be the successor of 2012's controversial Stones Grow Her Name. The new album will be named Pariah's Child and will be released on March 28th, 2014 via Nuclear Blast Records. It will also be the first to feature new bass player Pasi Kauppinen. Here below you can enjoy the album's cover artwork, and appreciate the return of the old, classic logo.
Sonata Arctica are currently hard at work to finalize the recordings of their new album that will follow Stones Grow Her Name and have already confirmed another upcoming tour through Europe in April/May 2014. Fear not because it's not just Germany. Their upcoming 8th studio album is expected to be released in March 2014. Check out the tour dates below.
The Finns Sonata Arctica have just debuted a brand video clip for their track "Alone In Heaven", taken from their most recent output Stones Grow Her Name released last year. You can watch their new visual creation below. What are your thoughts on their new video?
Sonata Arctica have just announced that their long-time member and bassist Marko Paasikoski is leaving the band. The band expressed much gratitude to him for completing their last tour, despite his wish to quit touring. Sonata Arctica have also announced a new bass player - Pasi Kauppinen (Silent Voices, ex-Requiem (FIN), Winterborn), whom they had known for many years. Pasi mixed both of their DVDs, and recorded several parts for their last 3 studio albums. He will fully join the band starting with the upcoming album.
Sonata Arctica has recently revealed that they will be touring across Latin America this coming March. On this tour, the band will be performing in support of their latest album Stones Grow Her Name, which was released on May 16th last year via Nuclear Blast Records. The complete list of confirmed tour dates can be seen below.
Melodic tech-death metal masters Arsis have officially announced Brandon Ellis as their new guitarist. Brandon has toured with the band in the past but will make his recording debut with Arsis' upcoming full-length release. Brandon replaces guitarist Nick Cordle who was recently tapped to replace Christopher Amott in Arch Enemy.
"Shitload Of Money", a brand new video from Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica is now available for viewing below. The song was originally released on the band's recent output Stones Grow Her Name, out in May via Nuclear Blast. However, "Shitload Of Money" was also re-released as a signed edition single a couple of days ago, on 24th August 2012. The video was made by the Finnish production company Optipari Ltd.