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CD/DVD Releases: Sonata Arctica, Therion Announce New Albums

Posted on Thursday, October 05 @ 03:29:14 UTC by nightowl

Finnish melodic metallers Sonata Arctica have begun the writing process for their follow-up to 2004's Reckoning Night. A rehearsal "diary" detailing the band's progress has been launched via the group's official web site: http://www.sonataarctica.info/index.php?rehearsaldiary&en.

Therion guitarist Christofer Johnsson has posted a message on the band's website regarding the new album:

"We're happy to announce that the recordings have been finished and that the mix of the album is in progress. We estimate to have the album done by the end of the month."

Therion will be teaming up with Grave Digger and Sabaton for a European tour beginning on January 17th, 2007 in Essen, Germany. A complete list of tour dates can be found here: http://old.megatherion.com/tour.html.

[Source: Nuclear Blast]

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