Amberian Dawn Unveils New Album “Darkness Of Eternity”

Amberian Dawn today unveils the initial details for an upcoming studio album including artwork, release date, and track listing. Band mastermind Tuomas Seppälä comments:

“‘Darkness of Eternity’ is one of the most emotional AD-albums so far. It’s got some really bombastic songs in mood of dark & symphonic melodic metal and in contrast to that also some really poppy songs too. For me it’s really hard to stick in one genre only and I constantly want to compose different kinds of songs!”

The “Magic Forest” story continues on this album and Tuomas explains: “The song ‘Symphony Nr.1. Part 1 – The Witchcraft’ told the story on the last record ‘Innuendo’ before the time of ‘Magic Forest.’ The little girl is a healer and village elders buried her alive in a coffin. The track ‘Symphony Nr.1. Part 2 – Darkness of Eternity’ on our upcoming record ‘Darkness of Eternity’ tells the story of the girl lying in the coffin trying to get out. Darkness is asking her to dance the waltz of eternity. The story will continue in Part 3 and we will tell you how she became the Magic Forest’s evil witch!”

New album “Darkness of Eternity” will be available on November 10th, 2017 via Napalm Records and the full track listing reads as follows:

1. I’m The One
2. Sky Is Falling
3. Dragonflies
4. Maybe
5. Golden Coins
6. Luna My Darling
7. Abyss
8. Ghostwoman
9. Breathe Again
10. Symphony Nr. 1, part 2 – Darkness Of Eternity
11. Anyone (Bonus Track)

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First Part Of In Studio Videos For New Album Issued By Amberian Dawn

Finnish symphonic metal act Amberian Dawn released the first episode of a series of video studio reports on the band’s upcoming new album. The as of yet titled release is expected to drop this fall via Napalm Records.

The clip features vocalist Capri laying down the vocal tracks. Check it out here:

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Dark Sarah Announces Addition Of Northern Kings’ JP Leppäluoto

Dark Sarah – the musical project by former Amberian Dawn’s vocalist Heidi Parviainen – announced the addition of Charon/Northern Kings member JP Leppäluoto.

JP Leppäluoto has already been a guest on Dark Sarah’s previous album “The Puzzle,” which was released in November last year, playing the character of “The Dragon.” Check him out on the song “Dance With the Dragon” in the player below.

Dark Sarah recently opened an Indiegogo campaign for a new music video, which sees the story of Dark Sarah and The Dragon continuing. Check out details of the campaign at this location.

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Guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen Splits with U.D.O.

Guitarist Kasperi Heikkinen (Conquest/ex-Amberian Dawn) has split with U.D.O. for personal reason.

According to the band: “There is no bad blood or drama in this departure! The band and especially Udo wanna thank Kasperi for his great support and many fantastic shows on this planet. All the best Kasperi!”

Heikkinen also posted a statement: “I want to thank everyone, especially the fans, for these great four years I was in the band. I also wish all the best for the band with their future endeavors. From now on I will focus on my other music projects and some different outlets of creativity. You will surely hear from me again when the time is right. Stay metal and tsönk all the way!”

Heikkinen just completed a massive North American trek with Dirkschneider on the “Farewell to Accept” tour.

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Video Clip For New Song “Dance With The Dragon” Issued By Dark Sarah

Cinematic metal band Dark Sarah – a music project by vocalist Heidi Parviainen (ex-Amberian Dawn) – released a music video for the new song “Dance With The Dragon,” which feat. JP Leppäluoto of Northern Kings. The song is lifted from the new album “The Puzzle,” which drops on November 18th in Europe and North America via Inner Wound Recordings.

“The Puzzle” is a concept album and that continues the story from the debut “Behind The Black Veil.” It tells a story of Dark Sarah who has been send to an island where the banished souls live. To get off the island she needs to solve the puzzle and find three keys.

Other guest stars set to appear on “The Puzzle” are: Charlotte Wessels (Delain) and Manuela Kraller (ex. Xandria).

The track listing for the album is:

1. Breath
2. Island In The Mist
3. Little Men
4. Ash Grove
5. For The Birds
6. Deep And Deeper
7. Dance With The Dragon (Feat. JP Leppäluoto)
8. Cliffhanger
9. Aquarium (Feat. Charlotte Wessels) (see lyric video here)
10. Rain (Feat. Manuela Kraller)

Check out “Dance With the Dragon” here:

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Details Of New Album “The Puzzle” Issued By Dark Sarah

Cinematic metal band Dark Sarah will release the new album “The Puzzle” on November 18th in Europe and North America via Inner Wound Recordings.

Dark Sarah is a music project by Finnish metal band Amberian Dawn´s former vocalist Heidi Parviainen. During the years with Amberian Dawn, she released four studio albums and did several European tours. After parting ways with Amberian Dawn in late 2012, she started to build up her solo career and formed Dark Sarah.

The debut album entitled “Behind the Black Veil” was released in May 2015 and led you through the psychological adventure of Sarah, who was hovering between her two personalities and changed to her evil side persona, Dark Sarah.

The new album “The Puzzle” is a concept album and it continues the story from “Behind The Black Veil.” “The Puzzle” tells a story of Dark Sarah who has been send to an island where the banished souls live. To get off the island she needs to solve the puzzle and find three keys.

Dark Sarah’s music combines metal, film music and theatrical elements. On “The Puzzle” album Dark Sarah’s thoughts are best depicted in the dialogues (duets) with the guests: FATE: Manuela Kraller (ex. Xandria), EVIL SIREN MERMAID: Charlotte Wessels (Delain) and DRAGON: JP Leppäluoto (Charon, Northern Kings).

The track listing for the album is:

1. Breath
2. Island In The Mist
3. Little Men
4. Ash Grove
5. For The Birds
6. Deep And Deeper
7. Dance With The Dragon [feat. JP Leppäluoto]
8. Cliffhanger
9. Aquarium [feat. Charlotte Wessels]
10. Rain [feat. Manuela Kraller]

Check out the video clip for “Little Men” here:

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New Music Video “Hunting The Dreamer” Released By Dark Sarah

Dark Sarah, the project fronted by former Amberian Dawn vocalist Heidi Parviainen, released a new music video for the track “Hunting the Dreamer.” The song appears on the debut release “Behind The Black Veil.”

Check out the video here:

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Preview Clip Of New Music Video “Magic Forest” Posted By Amberian Dawn

Finnish symphonic metal act Amberian Dawn released a preview clip of the upcoming music video for “Magic Forest.” The song is the title track of the band’s upcoming new release, which is set to drop via Napalm Records on June 27th (EU) and July 8th (North America). The full video is expected soon.

An interactive preview, featuring clips from the entire release can be found at this locaiton.

The track list for the new release is:

1. Cherish My Memory
2. Dance Of Life
3. Magic Forest (streaming here)
4. Agonizing Night
5. Warning
6. Son of Rainbow
7. I’m Still Here
8. Memorial
9. Endless Silence
10. Green-Eyed

Check out the video preview here:

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Preview Clips For New Album “Magic Forest” Available From Amberian Dawn

Finnish symphonic metal act Amberian Dawn posted a preview for the new album “Magic Forest.” The interactive clip features snippets from the entire new album, which is set for release via Napalm Records on June 27th (EU) and July 8th (North America).

“Magic Forest” was successfully crowd funded via IndieGoGo and is the first new original full length album to feature vocalist Päivi “Capri” Virkkunen, who joined the band in December of 2012. The track list for the new release is:

1. Cherish My Memory
2. Dance Of Life
3. Magic Forest (streaming here)
4. Agonizing Night
5. Warning
6. Son of Rainbow
7. I’m Still Here
8. Memorial
9. Endless Silence
10. Green-Eyed

Check out the preview clip here:

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Trailer For “Episode II” Posted By Dark Sarah

Dark Sarah, the new project by former Amberian Dawn vocalist Heidi Parviainen, posted a new trailer for the second episode of three leading to the release of the debut album “Behind the Black Veil.” The trailer teases the orchestration for the release. A crown funding campaign for the release of the album is underway and donations can be made at this location.

For a taste of Dark Sarah’s music, check out the full video for “Memories Fall” over here. Check out the trailer clip here:

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