Tag: Stratovarius

Mar 25

Timo Kotipelto of Stratovarius talks Eternal, Songwriting and 70000 Tons Of Metal

Since 1984 Stratovarius had developed a peculiar sound within the heavy metal scene, They didn’t conform to the 80’s new wave of heavy metal, through the years they have worked in a different brew of metal. With breakthrough albums like Dreamspace or Fourth Dimension, they forged a metal style that was in the very line …

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Feb 22

70000 Tons of Metal 2016 – Day 3 Recap

Day 3 After a day of coverage, interviews & party, we woke up as the boat was anchored in the port of Falmouth, Jamaica. With the hangover effects still lingering around, we got up early got some breakfast and head outside for a day of sun, beach and relaxation, after all, that is what you …

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Dec 20

Miguel’s Top 20 Albums of 2013

Every year becomes more difficult to pick the best albums at the end of the year, some are better than others, some are just fantastic, and some are good, but for one reason or another they don’t make the list at the end. This year was a roller-coaster of great bands releasing great records, I …

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Dec 19

Camden Cruz’s 10 top albums of 2013

I’m Camden Cruz, one of the guitarists of the Floridian Power Metal band Seven Kingdoms. Before we go to the list, I need to say that I didn’t have all the time to listen to all the amazing releases this year. There are several CDs I still need to spin and a lot of other …

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Jan 23

Timo Kotipelto & Jens Johansson of Stratovarius talked “Nemesis” with The Age Of Metal

After almost 30 years of musical career, Stratovarius had consolidated themselves as one of the top bands in power metal history. With a back catalog of 15th studio albums, great metal hymns like: Paradise, Hunting High and Low, Forever Free and Black Diamond just to name a few, and many tours and metal festivals in Europe …

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Jan 11

Stratovarius – Nemesis (2013)

The Finnish power metal kings Stratovarius returned with a new album titled Nemesis after a couple of years of absence and a lineup change, as we know drummer Jörg Michael left the band last year because of personal reasons and was replaced by Rolf Pilve. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Oct 11

Jens Johansson of Stratovarius talks to The Age Of Metal

When the news about the departure of drummer Jörg Michael from Stratovarius reached my ears a year ago, I couldn’t believe it. I thought it would be the end of the band, Fortunately I was wrong as the band and Jörg Michael parted ways on a friendly way, and Stratovarius continues making new music. Use Facebook …

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Aug 20

Stratovarius – Under Flaming Winter Skies, Live in Tempere (2012)

Is not doubt that Stratovarius is one of the most important bands in power metal history, with a long musical career of over 20 years and 16th studio albums that forged the sound of the band, is also truth that to craft their sound the band has gone through many line up changes, and their …

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