SONATA ARCTICA: Worldwide Chart Domination

With their fantastic new record “Stones Grow Her Name”, SONATA ARCTICA not only achieved gold status in their homecountry Finland, but also entered charts worldwide. We´re pround to announce the chart entries so far:

  • Finland 1
  • Hungary 13
  • Switzerland 21
  • Germany 24
  • Austria 29
  • Sweden 37
  • Norway 39
  • France 54
  • Italy 72
  • Holland 72
  • Canada 79
  • Belgium Wallonie 79
  • Spain 97
  • Sweden Rock Charts 5
  • Canada Rock Charts 7
  • UK Rock Charts 9

Great news also from the US camp: After hearing that SONATA ARCTICA’s latest album, Stones Grow Her Name, achieved “highest 1st week sales” status in the USA with 2,225 copies sold and has debuted at #9 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, vocalist/songwriter Tony Kakko checked in from his home in Finland with the following message:

“North America! Awesome! Our best ever 1st week sales with Stones Grow Her Name! Thank you so much! Feels good to hear this kind of news from the other side of the great puddle. Especially now, when the times are what they are… You guys rock! Sure hope to get all the tour plans ready as soon as possible, so we can announce out next great North American adventure. See you guys hopefully soon! Miss ya! Cheers!”