06:23 - Fearmeister Eh, there are 2 kinds of splits. 1 (the most common) is 'I make songs and you make songs and we slap them together'. The second kind is 'lets work together to make this album'. kinda like a collaboration but more separated.
05:49 - !J.O.O.E.! I only like them when they're bananas.
04:12 - Fearmeister splits are cool when they are done right
As announced by their label EarMUSIC, Finnish power metal legends Stratovarius are going to reissue their 2003 albums Elements Part I and Elements Part II in a compilation, predictably named Elements Part I & II - Complete Edition, on December 5th, 2014.
As of now, you can watch the new music video by Stratovarius for the song "If The Story Is Over" from their latest album Nemesis. This Friday, the band's new CD+DVD Nemesis Days will be out and the video will be available there as well. Nemesis Days features a brand new 80-minute documentary and also contains the full album Nemesis and videos from the band.
Following the success of their latest album, Nemesis, Stratovarius are ready to release a new documentary, named Nemesis Days, that will hit the stores on May 2nd via earMUSIC. Nemesis Days contains a brand new 80-minute documentary DVD following Stratovarius around the world, revealing the story of Nemesis and the evolution of the band. Nemesis Days will also contain the full album Nemesis. Here below you have the trailer, the promo poster and the tracklist.
Following the success of their last release Nemesis, Finnish power metallers Stratovarius decided to shoot the second video off the album. While the song chosen before was "Halcyon Days" (watch here), here we have the video for "Unbreakable", directed by Mariano Biasin.
Now that ProgPower USA XIV has passed, the festival organizers have already revealed the line-up for next year. Next year's edition of the ProgPower USA festival is set to take place from September 12-13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia and will boast some big names and exclusive sets in what could be a dream come true for lovers of prog/power metal.
Stratovarius have premiered online the first video off Nemesis, their newest album released by earMUSIC. The footage for the "Halcyon Days" video was shot in Lithuania by Pekka Hara. You can watch how the video turned out below.
Power metallers Stratovarius have released previews from all of the tracks on their upcoming new album Nemesis, which will be officially released tomorrow, February 22nd in Europe via earMUSIC as a standard 11-track edition as well as a 13 track special edition and vinyl and February 26th in North America through Armoury Records. For now, you can get an exclusive first listen to the new songs on the video below.
Stratovarius has premiered a brand new track off their upcoming album Nemesis. You can listen to the new song called "Halcyon Days" right here. The new album will see the light of day on February 26th in North America through Eagle Rock's Armoury Records and February 22nd in Europe via earMUSIC. There will be a regular 11 track long standard version and a special edition with two bonus tracks.
Power metallers Stratovarius have revealed via their official website the artwork of the band's upcoming album entitled Nemesis, due to be released on February 22nd, 2013 via earMUSIC. The cover artwork can be seen below. Additionally, a new audio sample of the track "Unbreakable" is also available for streaming.
Stratovarius have divulged the release date of Nemesis, their new studio album. It will hit stores as a standard 11-track edition as well as 13 track special edition on February 22nd, 2013 via earMUSIC. A taste of the new studio album can be enjoyed with the limited edition EP Unbreakable, released before that on January 25th, 2013. See the EP details below.
Finnish power metallers Stratovarius and Swedes Amaranthe are teaming up for a double headline bill for next year's spring. The Nordic Nexus Of Nemesis Tour 2013 will kick off in Munich, Germany, on March 20th, 2013. Check out the confirmed shows below with more to be announced soon.
Stratovarius have announced on their website that 24-year-old Rolf Pilve will replace Jörg Michael as their drummer. Pilve will play his first gig with the band in Tavastia, Helsinki, on July 11th. Stratovarius had received more than 100 applications for the position from Finland as well as from abroad.
Under Flaming Winter Skies - Live In Tampere, the new DVD from Finnish power metallers Stratovarius is coming and the band has now released a clip with the performance of the song "Black Diamond". The DVD will include over two hours of live performance of all the hits and a brand new 30 minute documentary "Rewinding From The Past To 2012", interviews with each member as well as a special comment from Jörg Michael, and will be released on June 29th via earMUSIC on DVD/Blu-ray/2CD. The new Stratovarius studio album is coming in 2013.
Finnish power metallers Stratovarius are officially searching for a new drummer, following the departure of Jörg Michael. The band posted this message on their Facebook page: "Drummer wanted! We have now played the final Latin America gigs with Jörg Michael, who is leaving the band after 16 years. 2011 started with the release of the Elysium album and was a long year with a long world tour together with Helloween. After some time off, we are now looking to the future, composing material for the next album, and we are also looking for the next drummer."
Finnish power metallers Stratovarius performed in Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland, on November 19th, where a DVD was filmed for a future release. The show was part of the band's Jörg Farewell Tour, the last one to feature Stratovarius longtime drummer Jörg Michael, who is leaving the group for personal reasons. Jörg, who has been in the band for sixteen years, will play all the remaining tour dates until the end of January.
Stratovarius is inviting its fans to come up with a title for the forthcoming DVD by posting their suggestions on the band's official Facebook page. The winner will receive two copies of the DVD and a credit in the liner notes.