European tour update

Another show in Italy has been added to the European tour.

12.11.2008 – Fillmore, Piacenza (I)

Complete list of confirmed dates:

31.10.2008 – Folketspark, Huskvarna (S) *
01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
02.11.2008 – Tyrol, Stockholm (S)
04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
12.11.2008 – Fillmore, Piacenza (I)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
20.11.2008 – Hof ter Lo, Antwerp (B)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)
28.11.2008 – CDK MAI, Moscow (RUS) **
29.11.2008 – Roks Club, St. Petersburg (RUS) **

* without Pagan’s Mind
** without Pagan’s Mind & Vanishing Point

Russian shows update

The two Russian dates have been changed. Sonata Arctica will now play first in Moscow on November 28th and then in St. Petersburg on the 29th. Check the updated dates below.

Another update (July 10th): The St. Petersburg venue has been changed!

28.11.2008 – CDK MAI, Moscow (RUS) **
29.11.2008 – Roks Club, St. Petersburg (RUS) **

Complete list of confirmed dates so far:

31.10.2008 – Folketspark, Huskvarna (S) *
01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
02.11.2008 – Tyrol, Stockholm (S)
04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
20.11.2008 – Hof ter Lo, Antwerp (B)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)
28.11.2008 – CDK MAI, Moscow (RUS) **
29.11.2008 – Roks Club, St. Petersburg (RUS) **

* without Pagan’s Mind
** without Pagan’s Mind & Vanishing Point

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

Fan tattoo gallery

There is a new tattoo gallery online [ check here]. But now we need your photos!

If you have a Sonata Arctica related tattoo and would like to have it in our gallery, send an e-mail to the webmaster including your name and it will be added.

You can of course still contribute normal fan pictures to the gallery in the same way.

Gigs in Russia confirmed

Sonata Arctica will play in Russia for the first time. The two gigs will take place at the end of the upcoming European tour in November.

Please note: the two support bands (Pagan’s Mind & Vanishing Point) won’t be playing at the Russian gigs.

28.11.2008 – Club Port, St. Petersburg (RUS) **
29.11.2008 – CDK MAI, Moscow (RUS) **
Complete list of confirmed dates so far:
31.10.2008 – Folketspark, Huskvarna (S) *
01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
02.11.2008 – Tyrol, Stockholm (S)
04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)
28.11.2008 – Club Port, St. Petersburg (RUS) **
29.11.2008 – CDK MAI, Moscow (RUS) **
* without Pagan’s Mind
** without Pagan’s Mind & Vanishing Point

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

Two shows in Sweden confirmed

Two shows in Sweden have been added to the European tour. On the first date in Huskvarna Vanishing Point will be the main support act and the opening support act will be a local band.

31.10.2008 – Folketspark, Huskvarna (S) [without Pagan’s Mind]
02.11.2008 – Tyrol, Stockholm (S)

Complete list of confirmed dates so far:

31.10.2008 – Folketspark, Huskvarna (S) *
01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
02.11.2008 – Tyrol, Stockholm (S)
04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)

* without Pagan’s Mind

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

Two shows confirmed for the Netherlands

Two more shows have been confirmed for the European tour this autumn:

04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)

Complete list of confirmed dates so far:

01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
04.11.2008 – Tivoli, Utrecht (NL)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
21.11.2008 – Lucky & Co, Rijssen (NL)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.

Norway (Oslo) show added

Another show for the European tour this autumn has been confirmed:

01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)

Complete list of confirmed dates so far:

01.11.2008 – Rockefeller, Oslo (N)
05.11.2008 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris (F)
07.11.2008 – Razzmatazz 1, Barcelona (E)
08.11.2008 – La Riviera, Madrid (E)
09.11.2008 – Rock Star Live, Bilbao (E)
10.11.2008 – Bikini, Toulouse (F)
13.11.2008 – Gasometer, Vienna (A)
14.11.2008 – Petõfi Hall, Budapest (H)
15.11.2008 – Stuck, Maribor (SLO)
16.11.2008 – Backstage, Munich (D)
18.11.2008 – Z7, Pratteln (CH)
19.11.2008 – Garage, Saarbrücken (D)
22.11.2008 – Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen (D)

Note: More shows of this tour will be announced here as soon as they are confirmed.