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Sonata Arctica Begins Recording New Album, Announces 'acoustic Adventures' European Tour

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Garwan
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SONATA ARCTICA Begins Recording New Album, Announces 'Acoustic Adventures' European Tour

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have entered the studio to start recording their tenth studio album, due in 2019 through Nuclear Blast. But before the new record sees the light of day, SONATA ARCTICA will embark on a special journey — its very first acoustic run across European soil. Support will come from WITHERFALL.

Keyboardist Henrik "Henkka" Klingenberg comments: "We've been locked up in the studio since the end of the summer working on our next studio album and decided we needed to take a break and go out and play some shows.

"In the summer of 2016, we did an acoustic summer tour in Finland which was a lot of fun for both us and our fans; in fact, it was so great that we wanted to do it again and this time we're not settling for just Finland — but taking this show all around Europe for the first time ever.

"Now is a unique chance to hear our music in a completely different setting and we're sure these evenings will be something really special. Our set will also include some stuff we've never played live before, and who knows — maybe even a new song from the upcoming album. See you at the shows!"

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"Acoustic Adventures" tour dates:

March 13 - N Oslo - Parkteatret
March 14 - S Stockholm - Södra Teatern
March 15 - S Gothenburg - Storan Teatern
March 16 - D Hamburg - Fabrik
March 17 - NL Eindhoven - Effenaar
March 19 - UK London - Islington Assembly Hall
March 20 - NL Haarlem - Patronaat
March 21 - D Aschaffenburg - Colos-Saal
March 22 - F Paris - Le Trabendo
March 23 - F Lyon - Ninkasi Kao
March 24 - I Milan - Teatro Dal Verme
March 26 - CH Pratteln - Z7
March 27 - D Nuremberg - Hirsch
March 28 - CZ Prague - Roxy
March 29 - D Stuttgart - Im Wizemann (Club)
March 30 - D Bochum - Christuskirche

SONATA ARCTICA's latest album, "The Ninth Hour", was released in October 2016 through Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by the SONATA ARCTICA members themselves and mixed by Pasi Kauppinen.

SONATA ARCTICA will support KAMELOT on the second North American leg of its "The Shadow Tour" in September and October 2019.

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