Entries by Eric Cerda

Timo Tolkki’s band Infinite Visions announce crowdfunding campaign for debut album, release playthrough video of demo song

    INFINITE VISIONS, the new band of ex-Stratovarius guitarist & songwriter Timo Tolkki, have started a crowdfunding campaign to help finance the cost of creating their debut album, Union Magnetica. To launch the campaign the band is releasing a playthrough video for the song “You Rock My World”, a track from their recently completed […]

ADAMANTIS release lyric video for “Misbegotten Dream”

ADAMANTIS, a new name in US power metal, have released a lyric video for their second single, “Misbegotten Dream”, a track from their debut album Far Flung Realm, which hits the streets on October 23, 2020. “Misbegotten Dream” is centered around the well known fantasy character Elric of Melnibone, shown from a slightly different, more […]

ADAMANTIS release lyric video for “The Oracle’s Prophecy”

Emerging US power metal champions ADAMANTIS unveil a lyric video for “The Oracle’s Prophecy”, the first single from their upcoming album, Far Flung Realm. “The Oracle’s Prophecy” features guest vocals from renowned singer Elisa C.Martin (Hamka, Fairyland, ex-Dark Moor), and captures the essence of 90’s German power metal combined with some of the best US […]

Eternity’s End guitarists Christian Muenzner & Phil Tougas release play-through video for “Necromantic Worship”

ETERNITY’S END have released a playthrough video for “Necromantic Worship”, a total shred fest featuring the twin guitar attack of Christian Muenzner (Obscura/Paradox) & Phil Tougas (First Fragment/Funebrarum).  Phil comments, “This is “Necromantic Worship” by Eternity’s End. This song has tons of Jason Becker/Marty Friedman/Cacophony vibes, through a filter of 90s European Power Metal, US […]

INFINITE VISIONS drummer Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz records playthrough videos of demo songs

INFINITE VISIONS drummer Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz (ex-Hate/Vader) has recorded playthrough videos for the 5 songs on the upcoming Infinite Visions demo, which will be finalized this month. The tracks include “Sonata Black”, “Infinite Visions”, “You Rock My World”, “Dangerous”, and “Voice Of Tomorrow”. The full drum playthrough videos (with the final versions of the songs) […]

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki to stream special acoustic performance: “TIMO TOLKKI – STORIES & SONGS”

Guitarist/songwriter Timo Tolkki will present a very special solo acoustic show on Saturday July 4, 2020 that will be streamed via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/TimoTolkki777. The time of the show will be 20:00 Central European Time, 13:00 Mexico, 11:00 Los Angeles, 14:00 New York, 13:00 Brazil, 19:00 London, 21:00 Moscow. Entitled “TIMO TOLKKI – STORIES […]

Timo Tolkki’s INFINITE VISIONS announce Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz as their drummer

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki proudly announces that Pawel “Pavulon” Jaroszewicz joins the band on drums, completing the INFINITE VISIONS lineup. Pawel is best known for his playing with extreme metal bands, including Hate, Vader, Decapitated, and Antigama (and most recently, performing with Belphegor on their 2019/20 USA & European tours) . Pawel states, “I am […]

Timo Tolkki’s INFINITE VISIONS Unveils Band Logo, Reveals Album Title

INFINITE VISIONS, the new band formed by ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki, has unveiled their logo. Created by Georgi Georgiev of Moonring Art Design, it features Timo’s “trademark” fleur-de-lis symbol, as well as some other familiar elements — but with a twist. The debut album by Infinite Visions will be titled “Union Magnetica” and feature 10 […]

Ex-Stratovarius guitarist Timo Tolkki digitally releases first two solo albums, Classical Variations And Themes & Hymn To Life

The first two solo albums from ex-Stratovarius mastermind Timo Tolkki — Classical Variations And Themes(1994) and Hymn To Life (2002) — have finally been made available on all digital platforms. These out-of-print albums contain some of Tolkki’s most emotional and inspired work. Classical Variations And Themes is a predominantly instrumental effort, with Tolkki demonstrating his […]