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Tuska Festival, Helsinki, Finland. Day Three 2/7/17 Sunday.

It’s the final day of Tuska Open Air Metal Festival and the sun has finally broken through the clouds as we descend to the concrete arena one more time to go toe to toe with some of the finest metal acts on the planet.  The gates open quite late and there’s only …

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Theocracy – Ghost Ship

Before I get started with this review, in 2008 an album entitled “Mirror Of Souls” graced the world of metal. This release is hands down one of my all time favourite albums but who is this band that released such an album? Well known other than Georgia’s very own Theocracy, …

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Sonata Arctica release new single ‘Christmas Spirits.’

Finnish melodic metal heroes Sonata Arctica are pleased to release a very special Christmas gift for their fan base: a brand new single called ‘Christmas Spirits’.  This year the handing out of presents is happening early! ‘Christmas Spirits’ is now available to buy digitally via iTunes HERE.<https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/christmas-spirits-single/id1065468951> Sonata Arctica commented …

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SONATA ARCTICA dance across North America in hilarious new video!

SONATA ARCTICA released the re-recorded version of their debut album Ecliptica, in celebration of the album’s original release 15 years ago, at the end of last month. Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition not only contains all of the original album tracks but also includes a cover of the Genesis …

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SONATA ARCTICA to release re-recorded ‘Ecliptica’ 15th Anniversary edition

While currently on yet another successful world tour, this time to support their latest studio-album ‘Pariah’s Child’, Finnish melodic 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 27th under the …

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Sonata Arctica – Pariah’s Child

@Planetmosh reviews @SonataArctica’s #Pariah’sChild released through @Nuclearblasteu and @Nuclearblastusa. Their eight studio album ‘Pariah’s Child is due to be released in the UK tomorrow and with only a slight wolfish growl ‘The Wolves Die Young’ kicks off the album with a gentle, hopeful symphonic instrumental, that introduces an 80’s sound.  …

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SONATA ARCTICA: Band reveals second single ‘Cloud Factory’

SONATA ARCTICA are set to release their new album Pariah’s Child on the 31st of March, which will be the band’s eighth studio album and follow up to their last release in 2012, Stones Grow Her Name. The band recently released a single from the new album titled ‘Wolves Die Young’ and now fans can hear …

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Holy Knights – ‘Between Daylight And Pain’

When power metal is done well, it is done bloody well. When it’s done badly, it’s done bloody atrociously. The second album by re-united Sicilian trio Holy Knights falls somewhere between these two extremes. Way back at the turn of the 21st century, Holy Knights could have been, in words …

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Rizon – Masquerade (cd)

Originally forming when the band was still in school back in 1977, this Swiss based band have steadily progressed working on perfecting their own “sounds”. With this latest release, Rizon appear to be finally hitting the heights that have eluded them for so long and all the hard work and …

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Sonata Arctica – ‘Stones Grow Her Name’ cd.

  Ladies and Gentlemen, please be upstanding for the 7th album from Finnish Symphonic Power Metal heroes Sonata Artica, two years in the making and the result is an excellent , if not somewhat eclectic mix of foot stomping tracks with more riffs than a raff and with buckets of …

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