Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA have launched the second track-by-track commentary where band members shed insight on the creation...
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Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA have launched the second track-by-track commentary where band members shed insight on the creation of the first five songs on Pariah’s Child, SONATA ARCTICA’s eighth studio album due out in North America on April 1st.

Watch the video on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel:

Part 1 of the track-by-track commentary can be viewed here:

Pariah’s Child is available for pre-order in CD and imported blue vinyl formats from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop.

Pariah’s Child 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.

Official SONATA ARCTICA videos include:

• “The Wolves Die Young” music video -

• “Cloud Factory” lyric video -

The singles for “The Wolves Die Young” and “Cloud Factory” can be ordered on iTunes:

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

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

• Part 1 (featuring drummer Tommy Portimo):
• Part 2 (featuring new bassist Pasi Kauppinen):
• Part 3 (featuring guitarist Elias Viljanen):
• Part 4 (featuring keyboard player “Henkka” Klingenberg):
• Part 5 (featuring lead singer Tony Kakko):

SONATA are celebrating their 15th year in existence as a recording artist and have invited all their fans in the U.S. and Canada to the North American leg of their “Pariah's Child World Tour,” which 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.

SONATA ARCTICA’s “Pariah's Child World 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
Pre-order links for tickets are available on the band’s official Facebook page.

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