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Concert review: Nightwish – Ratina Stadium, Tampere, Finland 31.7.2015

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BY: PEKKA KONTTINEN

Nightwish is hands down the biggest band in Finland. Nowadays they don’t do too many concerts in over here. This summer my home city Tampere had the honour to be the place for the biggest concert of Nightwish in Finland (so far). And they even brought along Sonata Arctica and Children of Bodom. And it was all filmed for a blu-ray release! Continue reading Concert review: Nightwish – Ratina Stadium, Tampere, Finland 31.7.2015

Music Review: Sonata Artica CD: Pariah’s Child

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Available: NOW

Label: Nuclear Blast Records

Official Websites:

http://www.sonataarctica.info
http://www.facebook.com/sonataarctica
http://www.twitter.com/SonataArctica
http://www.youtube.com/user/SonataArctica
https://plus.google.com/1118145041141940…
http://www.myspace.com/sonataarctica
http://www.nuclearblast.de/de/label/musi…

 

I want to like Sonata Artica.  I really do, but for the life of me I just have never been able to fully grasp their music I guess.  There have been some songs like ‘Full Moon’ that I really enjoyed and I feel is good catchy song but for the most part their music has always seemed to be attempting to be epic but always falling flat.  So, we have ‘Pariah’s Child’ upon us and it seems that the band has went back to a power power/symphonic style than on their previous album forsaking the prog rock style a bit.  On one hand I think it has helped, on the other…I still am not completely sold on the band. Continue reading Music Review: Sonata Artica CD: Pariah’s Child