earMUSIC will launch STRATOVARIUS‘s new studio album, “Survive”, on September 23.
The official music video for the LP’s title monitor will premiere through the earMUSIC YouTube channel on Friday, June 3, at 10 a.m. ET.
STRATOVARIUS may also seem at ProgPower XXI competition in Atlanta on Thursday, June 2.
Seven years after the discharge of its final album “Everlasting”, STRATOVARIUS as soon as extra proves its standing as a flagship symphonic metallic band and it returns with an enormous bang.
The band stays on the heart beat of time with the brand new launch. The atmosphere and humanity’s future have all the time been an vital and recurring theme in STRATOVARIUS‘s music. Subsequently, “Survive” — the title of the brand new album and the accompanying paintings — aren’t stunning, particularly within the view of the present world scenario.
A blistering comeback from considered one of Finland’s most seminal metallic bands, “Survive” is filled with dynamics and drama, feeding on a variety of feelings alongside the way in which. However the core message that this triumphant sonic endeavor conveys is considered one of battle, defiance, hope, and victory. Greatest exemplified by its profoundly rousing title monitor, “Survive” is the STRATOVARIUS spirit in beautiful musical type, with all of the darkness and light-weight that goes with it.
“We spent 5 or 6 days strong, attempting to give you the lyrics for that tune,” notes keyboardist Jens Johansson. “Once we lastly settled on that punchline for the refrain, it was a very good tune about survival, and all of it simply appeared to suit. It matches with the historical past of the band, too, as a result of we managed to outlive so long as now we have.
“This band has been by means of some unusual days! The unique lineup shaped in 1984, so it has been an extended story. It was the center of the summer season, there have been forest fires all over the place, there was a world pandemic, and every kind of loopy shit was occurring. Among the lyrics are maybe much less uplifting than they may have been, however that displays our temper on the time. There’s numerous constructive stuff on there as nicely.”
“Survive” monitor itemizing:
05. We Are Not Alone
06. Frozen In Time
07. World On Hearth
08. Glory Days
10. Earlier than The Fall
11. Voice Of Thunder
STRATOVARIUS gained worldwide success with albums like “Fourth Dimension” (1995),“Episode” (1996) and the epic challenge “Parts, Pt. 1” (a peak within the progressive and symphonic type of energy metallic) and “Parts, Pt. 2”, to call only a few of the band’s milestones. In 2009, “Polaris” marked a recent begin for STRATOVARIUS as guitarist and band chief Timo Tolkki left the group. As a substitute of being a tough re-start, “Polaris” confirmed STRATOVARIUS in prime type and completely capable of captivate. The album grew to become a hell of a comeback and charted greater than earlier releases across the globe. Since then, STRATOVARIUS proceed to stroll the trail of success, inspiring followers and different bands, younger and previous.