North-American Tour update: Montreal & Hartford sold out, Venue change in Luisville, KY.

Hi there:
The shows supporting Nightwish in Montreal, Canada and Hartford, CT, USA are now SOLD OUT. The venue for the headlining show in Luisville, KY on March 25th has been changed to Diamond Pub Concert Hall.

See you on the road !!

RockFels Open Air confirmed for 2016

Sonata Arctica will perform at the RockFels Open Air festival in Loreley, Germany. The show
will be on Friday 10th of June, 2016.

Happy Holidays everyone !!

Happy Holidays everyone!

New Christmas single “Christmas Spirits” announced !!!

SONATA ARCTICA - to release Christmas single »Christmas Spirits« on December 18th!
Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA are set to release a very special Christmas gift for their fan base: A new single called »Christmas Spirits«.
This year the handing out of presents will happen six days early as the single will be released on December 18th via Nuclear Blast.
It will be released via digital (read more)

RockHarz festival confirmed for 2016

Sonata Arctica will perform at the RockHarz festival on the 07-09.07.2016 in Ballenstedt, Germany.

Out and Loud Festival Confirmed for 2016

Sonata Arctica will perform at the Out and Loud Festival in Geiselwind, Germany
on the 8-10.07.2016

More Than Fest (Slovakia) - August 21st

Sonata Arctica are going to play at More Than Fest in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia on August 21st.

Tickets are available here.

North American Headlining Shows 2016

USA & Canada: We have some very special headlining dates coming after the tour with Nightwish next spring!

Check the full tour dates in the tour section.


Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA have announced their highly-anticipated 26-date North American tour for 2016 with headliners NIGHTWISH! The trek launches in Sayreville, New Jersey on February 19th, hitting six Canadian cities plus Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Orleans, then closing out in Tampa, Florida on March 23rd. Opening for the tour will be Dutch symphonic (read more)

Announcing the Last show of the Pariah’s Child World Tour


The last show of the Pariah’s Child World Tour will be at Pakkahuone in Tampere on the 22nd of August. This will be a special
one with no support band. After this we’re taking a couple of months off so this is definitely the last chance to see us live in 2015.

Cheers !!


Two more shows for the summer confirmed !!

Sonata Arctica has announced two more shows for this summer: 13.7.2015 Szene, Vienna, Austria and 14.8.2015 Runnirock, Iisalmi. See ya there !!

The show in Utrecht, The Netherlands @ Tivoli Pandora is SOLD OUT !!!

The show on May 3rd in Utrecht is SOLD OUT, the second one to sell out
on this tour. Thank you all for your support !!

Get your tickets in advance so your won’t miss out on these special
shows !

Tony featured in the KARMAFLOW Rock Opera Videogame !

KARMAFLOW : The Rock Opera Videogame is here!

Join Tony and other well known artists, musician and singers all alike, on
a great adventure on the worlds first Rock Opera Videogame Karmaflow! An
amazing cross-over between music, gaming and theater!

“It was a long and fun project I was, as a game enthusiast, really excited
to get into! I was put in a role of… well, maybe it is better (read more)

The show in London, UK @ 02 Academy Islington is SOLD OUT !!

The show on May 1st in London is SOLD OUT, the first one to sell out
on this tour. Thank you all for your support !!

Get your tickets in advance so your won’t miss out on these special
shows !

Sonata Arctica to perform in Bucharest on the 15th of July

Sonata Arctica will play in Bucharest, Romania @ Arenele Romane
on the 15th of July, see you there !

Tony Kakko featured in new Dark Sarah music video

Check out the Dark Sarah video of the song Light in you, featuring Tony
as the Moon.

Enjoy !

Savonlinna show poster (26.07.2015)

RockCock confirmed for 2015 !

Sonata Arctica will perform @ RockCock, Kuopio on August the 1st, 2015 !!
See you there !

Bang Your Head Confirmed for 2015 !!

Sonata Arctica will perform @ Bang your head in Balingen, Germany on
the 16th of July, 2015. See you there !!

The Sonata Arctica book English edition !!!

Dear Sonata Arctica fans,

Thank you for your patience concerning the English edition of the printed Sonata Arctica book.

To celebrate Sonata Arcticas European Tour 2015 I’m happy to tell you that the printed version of the Sonata Arctica book English edition will be ready in May 2015.

We have a special offer for you: if you purchase the book between the 1st and the 15th of April you will be the first to (read more)

Japan Tour in May

Sonata Arctica will return to Japan in May for a headliner tour and a headliner show at a festival.

May 18 - Hiroshima / Quattro
May 20 - Osaka / Quattro
May 21 - Nagoya / Quattro
May 22 - Tokyo / Quattro
May 23 - Tokyo / Studio Coast / Loud & Metal Attack

More info here.

Sonata Arctica osallistuu Lumilinnan avajaisiin Kemissä / Sonata Arctica to perform at the Snowcastle opening in Kemi

Sonata Arctica esintyy muutaman kappaleen verran Lumilinnan avajaisissa
24.1.2015 Lisätiedot ja liput allaolevasta linkistä:

Sonata Arctica will perform a couple of songs during the opening of the 2015
Snowcastle in Kemi on the 24th of January.More info (in Finnish) at the link above.

Sonata Arctica Emma-ehdokkaana / Sonata Arctica nominated at the Emma Gaala

Sonata Arctica on ehdolla 27.2.2015 järjestettävässä Emma Gaalassa Vuoden metallialbumi-
sekä Vuoden artisti/yhtye (yleisöäänestys) kategorioissa. Käyhän äänestämässä:

Sonata Arctica is nominated once again for at the Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammys) in the Metal Album of the Year and Artist/Band of the year (voted for by the fans) categories.

(read more)

Final dates added for the Latin-American part of the Pariah’s Child World Tour 2015 !!

After some changes, adding shows here and there and working hard
to make everything fit:

Here’s the final routing for the Latin-American part of the Pariah’s Child World Tour.
There will be no more dates added for this part. See you all out there !!!

21/02/2015 - Complexo Armazem, Fortaleza (Brasil)
22/02/2015 - International do Recife, Recife (Brasil)
(read more)

Sonata Arctica to perform @ Graspop Metal Meeting 2015

We’re very excited to go back to the Graspop Metal Meeting and play for you all
on June 20th, 2015 !!

Sonata Arctica announce Ecliptica over Europe Tour 2015 with special guest Freedom Call

It’s been some months since we released the re-recorded version of our debut album Ecliptica and of course we couldn’t resist the temptation of attempting to play the whole album front to back live. Hence, we’re happy to announce the Ecliptica special shows in Europe. On these shows we’ll perform Ecliptica in it’s entirety as well as assorted hits (read more)

More Latin-American dates announced for 2015

A few shows have been added to the Latin-American Tour in 2015, and there are still more to come.
Keep checking the tour section for the latest updates.

March 15th La Paz, Bolivia
March 17th Bogota, Colombia
March 22nd Mexico City, Mexico

The Sonata Arctica book is now available in English !!!

The Sonata Arctica book now available in english e-book, buy and download:

The Book about Sonata Arctica has just been released in english E-book version.

The Book tells the story about Kemi’s most notable musical export.

With the voice of the band itself and the people close to them Sonata Arctica tells the story about the (read more)

Sonata Arctica kirjan nimmarisessio Helsingissä 4.12.2014

Sonata Arctica signeeraa ainutlaatuista Sonata Arctica -kirjaa torstaina 4.12. kello 15 - 16 Henry’s Pubissa, Simonkatu 3 (vanha linja-autoasema).
Sonata Arctica -kirjat erikoishintaan 25 ja signeeraus mukaan.

Sonata Arctican keikkavuosi huipentuu joulukuussa klubirundiin Suomessa. Helsingissä bändi nähdään The Circuksessa (read more)

Venue change in Santiago, Chile, March 11th, 2015

Appeareantly the Caupolican was double booked for the 11th of March but no worries, we will play at another venue called,
Chimkowe. Check it out below.Cheers !