Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans, they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, when they shifted to power metal. The current line-up consists of singer, keyboardist and songwriter Tony Kakko, guitarist Elias Viljanen, bass guitarist Pasi Kauppinen, keyboardist and keytarist Henrik Klingenberg, and drummer Tommy Portimo. All the musicians of the band’s history except Portimo also acted as backing vocalists.
Well, this is a fairly typical power metal album from six Costa Rican metalheads calling themselves Wings Of Destiny. It is quite formulaic. All of the lyrics are about mythology or angels. Ok, it’s power [Read »]
“Are you happy!” If not, just listen to this album and you are. If I didn’t know better, I would have bet this hails from Italy, but no this is the Swedish happy power metal [Read »]
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