Band mates Zachary Hietala and Tommi Salmela have posted on their Facebook pages that Tarot long time drummer Pecu Cinnari has died from a long-term illness. The band didn't disclose what it was. He was in the band since 1985 when they changed their name from Purgatory to Tarot. The group has been on hiatus since 2015 due to an illness. Condolences to his friends and family.
Heavy metallers Stormwitch former guitarist Harald "Lee Tarot" Spengler has passed away yesterday morning at the age of 50. It was the band itself that broke the sad news. Lee Tarot was the original guitarist and part of the band from 1979-1989.
Finnish metal band Tarot has released a brand new official video clip for a song "I Walk Forever". The video clip has been shot in Cairo, Egypt. The song comes off the band's new upcoming album entilted Gravity Of Light which will be released on April 24th via Nuclear Blast.
A one-and-a-half-minute trailer for the forthcoming DVD from Tarot can be viewed on YouTube at this location. Also this trailer can now be downloaded in High-Quality from the Videos-section on Tarot's official website here (Xvid required).
The DVD was filmed on August 17, 2007 at club Rupla in Kuopio (Finland) with director Harri Mielonen and is scheduled for release later in the year.
The following update has been issued on Tarot's official website:
"Tarot will return to club Rupla at Kuopio on Friday 17.08.2007 to play their second last gig in Finland before the break. The venue is the same where Tarot played for the first time in Kuopio 25 years ago.
To celebrate this event and the current power of the band's live performance the show will be filmed and recorded for a future DVD/CD release.
Special guest: legendary DJ Nite.
Doors open 1900.
Show time 2100.
No age limit
Limited drinking area (K-18)
Tickets EUR 12 from Tiketti - http://www.tiketti.fi (on sale 12.7.) and EUR 13 at door."
Finland's Tarot, featuring bassist Marco Hietala (Nightwish, ex-Sinergy) have updated the Video section of their website to include their new clip, for the track 'Ashes To The Stars'. Check it out here.
'Ashes To The Stars' is featured on Tarot's new album, "Crows Fly Black", which was released in Finland on October 27th.
The soon to be released next full length Tarot album is called 'Crows Fly Black'. Excluding the group backing vocals the whole album has now been recorded and the album will be mixed and mastered at Finnvox studios in the beginning of next month.
The official album release date in Finland has been set to October 27th.
Crows Fly Black tracklist:
01. Crows fly black
03. Ashes to the stars
04. Messenger of gods
05. Before the skies come down
07. Bleeding dust