The fifth installment of Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA’s video trailer series featuring lead singer, songwriter, and lyricist Tony Kakko is now up on YouTube:

With 2014 declared as “a year of a wolf” by Kakko, SONATA’s eighth studio offering Pariah’s Child will be released in North America on April 1st.  The album was recorded and produced by SONATA ARCTICA at Studio 57 in Alaveteli, Finland.  The mix was done by the band’s new bass player, Pasi Kauppinen.

The track listing for Pariah’s Child is:


01. The Wolves Die Young

02. Running Lights

03. Take One Breath

04. Cloud Factory

05. Blood

06. What Did You Do In The War, Dad?

07. Half A Marathon Man

08. X Marks The Spot

09. Love

10. Larger Than Life


Produced by Patrick Ullaeus of the Revolver Film Company and shot in Lahti, Finland, the official music video for the new album’s lead-off track “The Wolves Die Young” can be viewed here:


View SONATA’s new album trailer video series in its entirety:



Celebrating their 15th year in existence as a recording artist, the 33-show North American leg of SONATA’s Pariah’s Child World Tour” launches this fall in Teaneck, New Jersey on September 3rd, hits nine Canadian cities, then wraps up in Tampa, Florida on October 15th.  Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will be direct support; XANDRIA from Germany will open each night.


Tour dates are:

09/03/14  Mexicali Live – Teaneck, NJ
09/04/14  Stage 48 – New York, NY
09/05/14  The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
09/06/14  The Palladium – Worcester, MA
09/08/14  Club Soda – Montreal, QC – CANADA
09/09/14  Imperial de Quebec – Montreal, QC – CANADA
09/10/14  Mavericks – Ottawa, ON – CANADA
09/11/14  MOD Club – Toronto, ON – CANADA
09/13/14  Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
09/14/14  Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
09/16/14  Agora Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
09/17/14  Mojoes – Joliet, IL
09/19/14  Park Theater – Winnipeg, MB – CANADA
09/20/14  The Exchange – Regina, SK – CANADA
09/21/14  Starlite Ballroom – Edmonton, AB – CANADA
09/22/14  The Republik – Calgary, AB – CANADA
09/24/14  The Venue – Vancouver, B.C. – CANADA
09/25/14  El Corazon – Seattle, WA
09/26/14  Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
09/28/14  The Grand Ballroom at the Regency – San Francisco, CA
09/29/14  House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA
09/30/14  The Grove – Anaheim, CA
10/01/14  Club Red – Tempe, AZ
10/04/14  Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
10/05/14  Granada – Lawrence, KS
10/07/14  Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
10/08/14  Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
10/09/14  Trees – Dallas, TX
10/10/14  Scout Bar – Houston, TX
10/12/14  Diamond Pub & Billiards – Louisville, KY
10/13/14  The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/14/14  House of Blues – Lake Buena Vista, FL
10/15/14  Orpheum –Tampa, FL

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