The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of “Stones Grow Her Name”, the new album from Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA, can be seen below. Due on May 18 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded in several studios all over Finland, mixed at Sonic Pump Studios by Mikko Karmila and mastered at Chartmakers by Svante Forsbäck. The effort will be released as a limited-edition digipak, standard jewel case, vinyl and download.
“Stones Grow Her Name” track listing:
01. Only The Broken Hearts (Make You Beautiful)
02. Shitload of Money
03. Losing My Insanity
04. Somewhere Close To You
05. I Have A Right
06. Alone In Heaven
07. The Day
09. Don’t Be Mean
10. Wildfire II
11. Wildfire III
Commented SONATA ARCTICA vocalist Tony Kakko: “I’ve had a very hard and work-filled two-year period writing the songs while touring extensively with our previous album, ‘The Days of Grays’. But it has all been worth it!
“Yet again we are introducing new things to keep the music alive and interesting. New elements, styles and new moods, talented quest artists and ideas for the enjoyment of the loyal friends of our music.” Source: Blabbermouth.net
“Stones Grow Her Name” teaser: