Leyendas del Rock, Villena, Spain Confirmed

Sonata Arctica will perform at the Leyendas del Rock festival, August 6th, 2015 !

Sonata Arctica to perform on Baltic Princess, January 15-16, 2015

Sonata Arctica will play two shows on the Baltic Princess cruise ship in January. The shows will take
place on the cruise from Turku to Stockholm and back, leaving from Finland on the 15th of January.

On the way to Stockholm there will be a full show and on the way back the band will play
a shorter acoustic set and host a signing session. Don’t miss this special event (read more)

Sonata Arctica to perform @ Sabaton Open Air Festival in 2015

Sonata Arctica will play @ the Sabaton Open Air festival in Falun, Sweden. The festival will
take place 13-15.8.2015.Check this link for details:


Pariah’s Child World Tour: Latin-American dates announced

Sonata Arctica will bring their successful Pariah’s Child World Tour to Latin-
America in 2015. Here are the first dates, with more to be added soon.

26/02/2015 - Mirage Eventos, Limeira (Brasil)
27/02/2015 - CE Pedro Bortolosso, Osasco (Brasil)
28/02/2015 - Aquarius Rock Bar, São Paulo (Brasil)
01/03/2015 - Music Hall, Belo Horizonte (Brasil)
03/03/2015 - Circo (read more)

Sonata Arctica releases new music video of Genesis cover song

Finnish Melodic Metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA released a re-recorded version of their debut album »Ecliptica«, which originally came out 15 years ago on October 24th entitled »Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition« via Nuclear Blast.

Today the band unveils a special video clip on their cover version of the GENESIS classic ‘I Can’t Dance’, which is available as a bonus (read more)

Sonata Arctica esiintyy Olavinlinnassa 26.7.2015

Melodisen metallin kotimainen tähti Sonata Arctica saapuu Oopperajuhlille kesällä 2015. Kansainvälisesti menestynyt kemiläisyhtye jatkaa Olavinlinnan lavalla nähtyjen metallimusiikin konserttien sarjaa.

Lavalla kuullaan Sonata Arctican suosituimpia teoksia yhtyeen lähes kaksikymmenvuotisen uran varrelta. Keikka tulee olemaan kattaus yhtyeen kovimpia hittejä. Bändi lähettääkin (read more)


Parhaillaan studiossa tulevana keväänä julkaistavaa albumiaan viimeistelevä Nightwish tarjoaa yleisölle ensi kesänä kaksi iso konserttia esiintymällä Joensuun Laulurinteellä 6. kesäkuuta ja Ratinan stadionilla Tampereella 31. heinäkuuta. Joensuussa Nightwishia lämmittelevät Children Of Bodom, Sonata Arctica sekä Insomnium, Tampereella Children Of Bodom ja Sonata Arctica. (read more)

Sonata Arctica kirja - The Sonata Arctica book

Sonata Arctican kirja on juuri julkaistu suomeksi – englanniksi se
ilmestyy e-kirjana marraskuun aikana!

Kirja kiteyttää Kemin kuuluisimman musiikillisen vientituotteen huiman
matkan maailmalle.

Sonata Arctica kertoo yhtyeen ja sen lähipiirin äänellä kansainvälisen
menestyksen saavuttaneen mutta lööppijulkisuuden tutkan alapuolella
lentävän yhtyeen ihmisistä, muusikoista ja suosiosta. Se (read more)

First shows for 2015 announced !!

The Pariah’s Child World Tour will continue in 2015, starting in Finland. Here are the first dates:

January 14th, Super Park, Oulu, Finland
January 17th, Pakkahuone, Tampere, Finland
January 29th, Kerubi, Joensuu, Finland

….more shows will be announced shortly, stay tuned !!

Some changes to the Russian part of the Pariah’s Child World Tour

The shows of N. Novgorod and Ekaterinburg are cancelled due to economic reasons. To get a refund please follow instruction that will be posted at www.go2show.biz.

The show of Moscow will take place as planned on 2.11 at Volta club.

The show date of St. Petersburg is changed. The new show date 3.11, at Aurora Concert Hall. Stage time 20:00. All tickets are valid.

We (read more)

»Ecliptica - Revisited« official album trailer incl. 3 new song snippets revealed!

Finnish Melodic Metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA are still en route in support of their latest output »Pariah’s Child« and set to release a re-recorded version of their debut album »Ecliptica«, which was released 15 years ago. This new version will be released on October 24th under the banner »Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition« on Nuclear Blast.

Today (read more)

Digital single ‘Kingdom For A Heart’ released!

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 just put out the digital single ‘Kingdom For A Heart’ from their recently re-recorded debut album »Ecliptica«, which was released 15 years ago.

Check out the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnhNPM1A4t8

Commented (read more)

Release of 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 24th under the banner »Ecliptica – Revisited; 15th Anniversary Edition« on (read more)

Helsinki show added to the Finnish Pariah’s Child Tour

A show in Helsinki @ The Circus on December 4th has been added to
the Finnish Tour. Get your tickets here:


Finnish shows in December

Three new shows in Finland have been added to the tour list:

Dec 3rd: Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna, Finland
Dec 5th: Lutakko, Jyväskylä, Finland
Dec 6th: Rytmikorjaamo, Seinäjoki, Finland

Check the tour list for all upcoming and confirmed shows.

Vote results for Kivenlahti Rock (Espoo, June 7th)

A while ago see newspost fans were asked to vote for their 10 favorite Sonata Arctica songs that the band would play at Kivenlahti Rock. See the results here http://www.kivenlahtirock.com/14/sonata-arctica/

Thank you, my friends!

Yay! I am older again!
Thank you for all the birthday wishes, mails and videos! :)

Hugs & Love,

Fans to vote for setlist at Kivenlahti Rock (Espoo, Finland, June 7th)

Sonata Arctica will play a setlist ‘as requested by fans’ at Kivenlahti Rock Festival (Espoo, June 7th).

Which songs would you like to hear? Find a list of songs at this link and vote for your 10 favorites among them. Enter your name (“nimi”), e-mail address (“sähköposti”) and click “send” (“lähetä”) to vote.

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Ruisrock [FIN] confirmed!

Sonata Arctica will play at Ruisrock (Turku, Finland) on July 4th, 2014. For more information check the festival’s website: http://www.ruisrock.fi

Porisphere [FIN] - August 8th, 2014

Another festival show has been confirmed for Sonata Arctica. The band is going to play at Porisphere festival in Pori, Finland on August 8th. For more information and tickets check http://www.porispere.fi/

Show in Puerto Rico confirmed

Sonata Arctica are going to play at Bahia Urbana, Pier 8, Old San Juan in Puerto Rico on October 17th, 2014.

Mustakari in Memories XV [FIN]

Another festival appearance has been confirmed: Mustakari in Memories XV on June 28th. Find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/MustakariInMemories

»Pariah’s Child« enters charts worldwide & release new video “Love”

SONATA ARCTICA’s new studio album »Pariah’s Child« entered the charts worldwide.
Among other, the album made it to #1 in their Finnish home country again!

Finland: #1
Czech Rep.: #16

Austria: #30

Germany: #31
Netherlands: #52
Spain: #78
UK: #127

Henrik Klingenberg commented: “Somehow it never gets old to get your album to be #1. We’re of course very (read more)

ParkFest, Tornio [FIN] announced!

Sonata Arctica will play at ParkFest in Tornio on July 5th. For more information, check the festival’s website: www.theparkfest.com

»Pariah’s Child« out now; stream online!

If you wanna take a listen; you can stream »Pariah’s Child« online here:


The international media speaks as one, praising the eighth output of the Finnish quintet:

“Pariah’s Child« is the album, SONATA ARCTICA-fans have been waiting for, for ten years.”
METAL HAMMER (D), Enrico Ahlig

“Old school SONATA is back! A great album, showing the band is (read more)

Kivenlahti Rock 2014 confirmed - headliner show!

Sonata Arctica are going to be the headliner at Kivenlahti Rock on Saturday, June 7th 2014 in Espoo, Finland.

Check out the festival’s website for more information www.kivenlahtirock.com/14/

SONATA ARCTICA – reveal second track-by-track video for »Pariah’s Child«!

Finnish Melodic Metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA recently put out the first track-by-track video for their upcoming new album »Pariah’s Child«. Now the second part of this insight is available to watch on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel.

In this episode the entire band gives a look behind songs numbers six to ten of »Pariah’s Child«, that will be out on March 28, 2014 (read more)

SONATA ARCTICA – launch first track-by-track video for »Pariah’s Child«!

After previously releasing ‘Cloud Factory’, the second single of their upcoming new album »Pariah’s Child«, Finnish Melodic Metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA now launch the first track-by-track video.
In this episode the whole band gives an insight on creation of the first five tracks of »Pariah’s Child«, that will be out on March 28, 2014 via Nuclear Blast.

The video is (read more)

Support for European Tour: Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat will be the official opener band for the European gigs of the Pariah’s Child tour 2014 of SONATA ARCTICA.

Italian crazy bunch of musicians formed in 2002, Trick or Treat is composed by Alessandro Conti (also the singer of Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody), Luca Cabri (guitar), Guido Benedetti (guitar), Leone Villani Conti (bass),Luca Setti (drums). The band has released 3 albums, (read more)

Second Single called ‘Cloud Factory’ out of »Pariah’s Child« - out now!

Today, Finnish Power Metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA release their second single, called ‘Cloud Factory’, out of their upcoming new longplayer »Pariah’s Child« that will be out on March 28, 2014 via Nuclear Blast.
Enjoy ‘Cloud Factory’ as a lyric video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO5FPHFI6sI

Order ‘Cloud Factory’ here:

NB MP3 (read more)