Category: TARJA

TARJA – Act II (2018)

Symphonic metal queen TARJA Turunen returns with “Act II“, her new live album following up 2012’s Act I. With such an experienced artist it’s no surprise that things are well produced, and “Act II” delivers on all expectations. While the DVD package covers two concerts – an intimate concert ‘Metropolis Alive’ that was recorded shortly before the release of The...

NIGHTWISH – Decades (2018)

Finnish symphonic metal giants NIGHTWISH are celebrating 20th Anniversary releasing today “Decades“, a double CD containing remastered versions from material of all their career. And today, they begin touring for the ‘Decades : World Tour’The band will head out on tour across North America in March and return to Europe from May to celebrate their 20th anniversary – and will...

TARJA – From Spirits And Ghosts [Score For A Dark Christmas] (2017)

TARJA – From Spirits And Ghosts [Score For A Dark Christmas] (2017)

If there was any selection of tunes in need of a major kick in the azz it is Christmas music. It is a good thing for this beleaguered sub-genre that renowned Finnish vocalist TARJA Turunen is here to provide the necessary jolt. Seeing the light of day on November 17th, 2017 through earMusicC, “From Spirits and Ghosts (Score For A...

TARJA – The Shadow Self (2016)

TARJA – The Shadow Self (2016)

After leaving Nightwish and starting her solo career a decade ago, TARJA Turunen has often struggled to find a balance between classical and metal overtures, but on “The Shadow Self“, the new album to be released on August 5, she has got it brilliantly right. This album drips with melodically soaring vocals, but also has some concussive, aggressive rhythms. This...