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Tarja – From spirits and ghosts (Score for a dark Christmas)

Christmas albums (or even songs) from rock or metal acts are generally pretty awful with just a few songs becoming much loved classics. Tarja Turunen though is both a rock artist and a classical artist, so her Christmas album has the potential to be a success, especially as classical Christmas …

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Tarja – UK Headline Shows In March 2017

ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE SHOWS IN MARCH 2017 “On The Shadow Self Tarja has got it brilliantly right … a supremely confident singer who … has found her sound” – 8/10 Metal Hammer Tarja is very proud to announce two headline UK shows in 2017. The UK shows will be a fantastic celebration at …

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Tarja – Metropolis Studios, London – 6th June 2016

The night after Tarja headlined the Rock on Green festival at the Forum, she played a very different show at a recording studio in West London.  In front of a tiny audience of maybe 30-40 people she played material from both her new albums – the newly released “The Brightest …

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Tarja Turunen interview – June 2016

I spoke to Tarja while she was in London having performed at a one-day festival and then at a special intimate show that was being filmed. We talked about her new album “The Brightest void” and the album due out soon, “The shadow self” as well as touring and other …

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Tarja – Left in the dark

Tarja released “Colours in the dark” last year, and is now following that with “Left in the dark”.  Rather than being a new album, it’s a collection of alternate versions of songs from the album, single B sides etc.  “Left in the dark” was originally only available as an option …

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Tarja Turunen & Mike Terrana – Beauty and the Beat

Tarja’s latest release is not a typical Tarja album.  In fact it isn’t a typical rock album at all.  Where Tarja’s latest album, “Colours in the Dark” is a rock album with some classical elements, “Beauty and the beat” is more of a Classical music album with some rock thrown …

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Tarja – Colours in the dark

Finnish singer Tarja Turunen is back with her third rock/metal solo album – Colours in the dark.  Tarja is the Finnish classical singer who with Nightwish changed the female fronted metal scene dramatically.  No longer were female vocals limited to standard rock or metal styles (e.g. Doro or Girlschool), instead …

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Tarja Turunen interview

I recently spoke to former Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen during her very brief trip to London to promote her forthcoming album – Colours in the dark.  We discussed the writing process for the album, the choice of ‘Victims of ritual’ as the first single, her touring plans both with her …

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Interview with Tarja Turunen

Former Nightwish singer Tarja is about to issue her first live release – Act 1.  Available as a double CD or as DVD/Blu-ray its a great album that we at Planetmosh have reviewed – check out our reviews here – CD review: http://planetmosh.com/tarja-act-1-cd/     DVD review: http://planetmosh.com/tarja-act-1-dvdblu-ray/ Tarja was kind enough …

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Tarja – Act 1 (DVD/Blu Ray)

Former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen is about to release her first live CD/DVD/Blu Ray – Act 1.  It was recorded at the end of March 2012 in Argentina. Planetmosh recently reviewed the CD version of Act 1 – you can read the review here – http://planetmosh.com/tarja-act-1-cd/ Now it’s the turn …

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