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Stratovarius - Announce Double Headline Tour With Tarja

Prepare for a double headline tour featuring none other than power metallers Stratovarius and symphonic queen Tarja! The tour is dubbed A Nordic Symphony and will take place this October in Europe.

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Source: stratovarius.com
Band profile: Stratovarius
Posted: 13.04.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Tarja - To Release Charity Single With Help Of Guest Singers

With Christmas only a few weeks away, earMUSIC and Tarja have announced the release of a very special version of "Feliz Navidad": the Barbuda Relief And Recovery Charity Version. This September, the Caribbean island of Barbuda has been hit by the category 5 hurricane Irma. The whole population, of over 1500, needed to flee their homes in order to survive. Tarja, who has recorded the main part of her vocals for her recently released winter album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) on said island and has a very close relationship to the place and its inhabitants, decided that now is the time to help.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 03.12.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Tarja - Premiere Christmas Album's First Single

Today, Tarja fans are able to get a first glimpse on her upcoming winter album, From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas). The Finnish soprano gives you a dark version of the classic Christmas hymn "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel". The official video is set in a gloomy, dreamy surrounding and gives a deeper insight into the album's visual world - introducing Tarja's dark and light character.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 07.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Tarja - Announces New Christmas Album

This year, Tarja is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album, From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas) on November 17th via earMUSIC. The album includes 11 Christmas classics, blending Tarja's classically trained voice with darker gothic influences.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 23.09.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Tarja - Premiere New Video Clip

Tarja is showcasing a new song today. With the release of the upcoming studio album, The Shadow Self, only six weeks away, the official music video for her new single "Innocence" just debuted online. Directed by Argentinean movie director Mariano Cattaneo and filmed in Buenos Aires, you can watch the final result now here. How do you like the first single from The Shadow Self?

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 24.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Tarja - Unveil New Single And Video

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.

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Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 21.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (19)


Tarja - Announce New Album Details

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.

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Source: tarjaturunen.com
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 15.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Tarja - New Video Released

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.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 15.08.2015 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Tarja - To Release Classical Solo Debut

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.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 27.07.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Tarja - Share Live Clip From 'Luna Park Ride'

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.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 03.04.2015 by Bad English | Comments (2)


Tarja - To Release Live Performance 'Luna Park Ride'

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.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 22.03.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Van Canto - Share Live Video Featuring Tarja, André Matos And More

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.

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Source: napalmrecords.com
Band profile: Van Canto
Posted: 28.11.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Tarja - Share Full Orchestra Version Of 'Neverlight'

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".

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Source: tarja-coloursinthedark.com
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 26.06.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Tarja And Mike Terrana - New 'Beauty & The Beat' Trailer

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!

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Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 12.05.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Tarja And Mike Terrana - 'Beauty & The Beat' Release In May

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.

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Source: ear-music.net
Band profile: Tarja
Posted: 25.04.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (3)