Sonata Arctica

Sonata Arctica were born ‘at the edge of the world’ as they say on their homepage, in the north of Finland. 1996 saw them starting as a band in the name of Tricky Beans, changed later to Tricky Means, until in 1999 while recording a demo the powermetal side of the band was finally discovered and Sonata Arctica was born and baptised.

They were signed almost immediately and started releasing album after album, so far the running order:

Ecliptica 1999

Silece 2001

Songs Of Silence 2002

Winterheart’s Guild 2003

Reckoning Night 2004

For The Sake Of Revenge 2006

Unia 2007

Ecliptica & Silence remastered 2008

The Days Of Greys 2009

Stones Grow Her Name 2012:

Only The Broken Hearts (make you beautiful)
Shitload O’ Money
Losing My Insanity
Somewhere Close To You
I Have A Right
Alone In Heaven
The Day
Cinderblox
Don’t Be Mean
Wildfire, Part: II – One With The Mountain
Wildfire, Part: III – Wildfire Town, Population: 0
Bonus tracks
Tonight I Dance Alone (US and EU)
One-Two-Free-Fall (Japan)

Line-up
Tony Kakko – Vocals, Backing vocals, additional keyboards
Elias Viljanen – Guitars
Henrik Klingenberg – Keyboards
Marko Paasikoski – Bass
Tommy Portimo – Drums

http://www.sonataarctica.info

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