Tarja has shared new music. Leading up to the release of not only one but two upcoming new studio albums by Tarja in June and August, the first official music video for her single "No Bitter End" has premiered online. "No Bitter End", the opening track of the prequel album The Brightest Void, is the first glimpse on Tarja's heaviest album to date. The video clip was shot in Nuremberg, Germany, and you can see the result below.
After releasing her classical debut solo album, Ave Maria - En Plein Air, Tarja is back for more with a heavier album. Over the last couple of weeks, the Finnish solo artist has been teasing her fans on various occasions, revealing bits and pieces of the new studio album. Finally, the anticipated first details and the cover artwork are officially revealed and The Shadow Self will be released on August 5th, 2016 on earMUSIC. Take a look at the cover below.
You can now watch the new video from Tarja. It's also the first taste you get from her forthcoming debut classical solo album, Ave Maria En Plein Air, coming out on September 11th through earMUSIC. The album features 12 "Ave Maria" songs by a wide variety of composers. Tarja Turunen breathes life into some of the most loved and rare songs of Paolo Tosti, David Popper, Astor Piazzolla, and Johann Sebastian Bach/Charles Gounod, among others. This is Paolo Tosti's Ave Maria, available below.
Tarja, who is recording a new metal/rock album to follow Colours In The Dark, has also announced her first classical debut solo album. This September 11th, 2015 sees the release of Ave Maria - En Plein Air on earMUSIC. The album features 12 "Ave Maria" songs by a wide variety of composers. Tarja Turunen breathes life into some of the most loved and rare songs of Paolo Tosti, David Popper, Astor Piazzolla, and Johann Sebastian Bach/Charles Gounod, among others. The closing track of the album presents a composition by Tarja Turunen herself.
As of now, you can watch the full song performance of Tarja's "Until My Last Breath", taken from the upcoming fan filmed live album Luna Park Ride. Due out on May 29th 2015 via earMUSIC, the live performance is available for the first time as audio and standalone video - including over 70 minutes of bonus material.
Tarja has a new release in store for her fans. This time around, it's the live performance Luna Park Ride that will drop on May 29th, 2015 on earMUSIC. The live performance is available for the first time as audio and standalone video - including over 70 minutes of bonus material.
A capella metal sensations Van Canto have just released a brand new live video from this year's Wacken Open Air Festival 2014! They hit the stage together with many special guests: Tarja Turunen, Victor Smolski (Rage), Chris Boltendahl (Grave Digger), André Matos (ex-Angra) and Stimmgewalt (Hardchor from Berlin). You can watch the band's special performance of the song "Fear Of The Dark", the Iron Maiden hit, right here.
You can now listen to the full orchestra version of "Neverlight", taken from Tarja's impending new release Left In The Dark. Following Colours In The Dark, its counterpart Left In The Dark contains rarities, B-Sides as well as demos, instrumental versions including five previously unreleased versions, and two live radio acoustic recordings of "500 Letters" and "Until Silence".
An official trailer has been released for the Tarja project with drummer Mike Terrana, Beauty & The Beat. The release includes interpretations of classic music pieces ranging from Bach to Mozart to Rossini as well as rock classics from Queen, Led Zeppelin and Tarja's own pieces. They performed these songs together with an orchestra and choir, and toured throughout the world. Mark your calendars for a May 30th, 2014 release on earMUSIC. You can watch the new trailer for the release now featuring a few excerpts of the performances!
Singer Tarja Turunen and drummer Mike Terrana are set to release the classic/rock cross-over live project Beauty & The Beat on May 30th, 2014 on earMUSIC. It includes interpretations of classic music pieces ranging from Bach to Mozart to Rossini as well as rock classics from Queen, Led Zeppelin and Tarja's own pieces. Beauty & The Beat will be released as 2CD, DVD, Blu-ray and download. For now, you can check out the teaser of the release below.
"500 Letters" is the new video from singer Tarja taken from the new album Colours In The Dark. Shot in Tigre, near Buenos Aires, Argentina by Florian Kaltenbach, who also directed the clip for "Victim Of Ritual", this new clip has just been released worldwide online. For the first time in Tarja's history, the singer herself is the main character in the story line. With its very personal song writing and delicate topic, "500 Letters" offers a great emotional insight into the artist herself.
Former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen will share the stage and perform a duet with the band's current touring vocalist Floor Jansen (ReVamp, ex-After Forever) at this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, set to take place from October 18th-20th at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. Tarja and Floor have released a video message regarding their upcoming collaboration which you can watch below.
Tarja has premiered a brand new video for the track "Victim Of Ritual", the second she showcases from her new solo album Colours In The Dark. Are you curious about it? You can now watch it here. Tarja's forthcoming new album will be released on August 30th in Europe via earMUSIC and will be made available in North America on August 27th through Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records. The video was shot in Berlin by Florian Kaltenbach for Hunger Film.
Naturally, fans are curious about the new material that Tarja will release on her upcoming new album Colours In The Dark which follows What Lies Beneath. She has already revealed the album's colourful cover artwork and today the lyric video for the song "Never Enough" has surfaced online. You can have a taste of the new album right now. A different version of "Never Enough" was also featured on Tarja's Act I live release.
Former Nightwish singer Tarja will release her new album Colours In The Darkin Europe on August 23rd via earMUSIC and the album will be made available in North America on August 27th through Eagle Rock imprint Armoury Records. The new release is the successor to What Lies Beneath (2010) and we begin to know more about it as the cover artwork created by Dirk Rudolph has been unveiled and can now be seen below.