Sunday, 21 August 2016

SONATA ARCTICA release first trailer for "The Ninth Hour"

After announcing the new album 'The Ninth Hour', due on October 7th, the Finnish melodic metal quintetSONATA ARCTICA now present the first in a series of album trailers. Check out the first one here in which the band talk about the first single, 
'Closer To An Animal': 

Watch the lyric video to 'Closer To An Animal' here:

'The Ninth Hour' full tracklist:
01. Closer To An Animal
02. Life
03. Fairytale
04. We Are What We Are
05. Till Death’s Done Us Apart
06. Among The Shooting Stars
07. Rise A Night
08. Fly, Navigate, Communicate
09. Candle Lawns
10. White Pearl, Black Oceans Part II – “By The Grace Of The Ocean”
11. On The Faultline (Closure To An Animal)

Once again, the upcoming album was produced by SONATA ARCTICA themselves and mixed by Pasi Kauppinen.

Right after the summer festival season and the release of their anticipated record, the band will embark on a European tour together with their label mates TWILIGHT FORCE. Dates as follows:

Special Guests: TWILIGHT FORCE
07.10.16 NOR - Trondheim, Trondheim Metal Fest *SOLD OUT*
08.10.16 SE - Borlänge, Liljan
09.10.16 SE - Huskvarna, Folkets Park
11.10.16 DK - Copenhagen, Pumpehuset
12.10.16 DE - Hamburg, Markthalle
13.10.16 NL - Haarlem, Patronaat
14.10.16 NL - Tilburg, 013
15.10.16 UK - London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
16.10.16 FR - Paris, La Machine du Moulin Rouge
18.10.16 FR - Strasbourg, La Laiterie
19.10.16 CH - Pratteln, Konzertfabrik Z7
20.10.16 IT - Milan, Alcatraz
21.10.16 DE - Mannheim, Alte Seilerei
22.10.16 DE - Bochum, Zeche
Booking: Dragon Productions -

Watch their latest clips:
'The Wolves Die Young' official video:
'Cloud Factory' lyric video:
‘Kingdom For A Heart’ - official track:

More info: