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STRATOVARIUS

The premier neoclassical/progressive power metal band for several years now. Sometimes critiqued for being formulaic of late.

Country: Finland
  1. Future Shock
  2. False Messiah
  3. Black Night
  4. Witch Hunt
  5. Fire-dance
  6. Fright Night
  7. Night Screamer
  8. Darkness
  9. Goodbye
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar, vocals
  • Tuomo Lassila - drums
  • Jyrki Lentonen - bass
  • Antti Ikonen - keyboards
  1. Break the Ice
  2. The Hands of Time
  3. Madness Strikes at Midnight
  4. Metal Frenzy
  5. Twilight Time
  6. The Hills Have Eyes
  7. Out of the Shadows
  8. Lead Us into the Light
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar, vocals
  • Tuomo Lassila - drums
  • Jari Behm - bass
  • Antti Ikonen - keyboards
  1. Chasing Shadows
  2. 4th Reich
  3. Eyes of the World
  4. Hold On to Your Dream
  5. Magic Carpet Ride
  6. We Are the Future
  7. Tears of Ice
  8. Dreamspace
  9. Reign of Terror
  10. Thin Ice
  11. Atlantis
  12. Abyss
  13. Shattered
  14. Wings of Tomorrow
  15. Full Moon (bonus)
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar, vocals
  • Tuomo Lassila - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Antti Ikonen - keyboards
  1. Against the Wind
  2. Distant Skies
  3. Galaxies
  4. Winter
  5. Stratovarius
  6. Lord of the Wasteland
  7. 030366
  8. Nightfall
  9. We Hold the Key
  10. Twilight Symphony
  11. Call of the Wilderness
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar
  • Timo Kotipelto - vocals
  • Tuomo Lassila - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Antti Ikonen - keyboards
  1. Father Time
  2. Will the Sun Rise?
  3. Eternity
  4. Episode
  5. Speed of Light
  6. Uncertainty
  7. Season of Change
  8. Stratosphere
  9. Babylon
  10. Tomorrow
  11. Night Time Eclipse
  12. Forever
  13. When the Night Meets the Day (bonus)
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar
  • Timo Kotipelto - vocals
  • Jorg Michael - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Jens Johansson - keyboards
Length: 68:36
  1. Black Diamond
  2. The Kiss of Judas
  3. Forever Free
  4. Before the Winter
  5. Legions
  6. The Abyss of Your Eyes
  7. Holy Light
  8. Paradise
  9. Coming Home
  10. Visions (Southern Cross)
  11. Black Diamond Reprise
  12. Uncertainty (live, bonus)
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar
  • Timo Kotipelto - vocals
  • Jorg Michael - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Jens Johansson - keyboards
STRATOVARIUS - VISIONS | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 72:32
  1. Destiny
  2. S.O.S.
  3. No Turning Back
  4. 4000 Rainy Nights
  5. Rebel
  6. Years Go By
  7. Playing with Fire
  8. Venus in the Morning
  9. Anthem of the World
  10. Cold Winter Nights (bonus)
  • Timo Tolkki - guitar
  • Timo Kotipelto - vocals
  • Jorg Michael - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Jens Johansson - keyboards
Length: 59:01
  1. Hunting High and Low
  2. Millennium
  3. Mother Gaia
  4. Phoenix
  5. Glory of the World
  6. A Million Light Years Away
  7. Freedom
  8. Infinity
  9. Celestial Dream
  10. Why Are We Here
  11. It's A Mystery
  • Timo Kotipelto - vocals
  • Jens Johansson - keyboards
  • Jorg Michael - drums
  • Jari Kainulainen - bass
  • Timo Tolkki - guitars
Backing vocals "The Brothers Of Balls":
Kimmo, Marko, Pasi, Anssi and Marko
Violins:
Heikki Hamalainen, Tuomas Ikonen, Satu Laine, Emma Vahala, Teppo AliMattila, Yrjo Lasonpalo, Teodor Nicolau, Katarina Jamsa-Pesonen, Mikko Pesonen
Violas:
Mauri Pietikainen, Markus Sallinen, Heikki Vehmanen
Violincellos:
Kari Lindstedt, Veli-Matti Lijin, Perttu Kilvilaakso
Horns:
Timo Ronkainen, Tuomo Eerikajnen
Percussion: Mongo Aaltonen
Choir - Human Organ:
Sade Rissanen, Veera Railio, Lotte Lindblom, Suve Lehto, Jussi lehtipuu, Marko Pankakoski, Pasi Eskelinen, Timo Ojala
Produced by Timo Tolkki for Goldenworks, ltd.
Engineered and mixed by Mikko Karmila at
Finnvox Studios, Helsinki, Finland, between September and December 99
Cove artwork: Derec Riggs
Layout: Dirk Cohr
STRATOVARIUS - INFINITE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 58:34
  1. Will My Soul Ever Rest in Peace?
  2. Falling into Fantasy
  3. Curtains Are Falling
  4. Requiem
  5. Bloodstone (cover)
  6. Kill the King (cover)
  7. I Surrender (cover; live)
  8. Keep the Flame
  9. Why Are We Here?
  10. What Can I Say?
  11. Dream with Me
  12. When the Night Meets the Day
  13. It's a Mystery
  14. Cold Winter Nights
  15. Hunting High and Low (live)
rarities collection
  1. Eagleheart
  2. Soul of a Vagabond
  3. Find Your Own Voice
  4. Fantasia
  5. Learning to Fly
  6. Papillon
  7. Stratofortress
  8. Elements
  9. A Drop in the Ocean
  1. Alpha & Omega
  2. I Walk To My Own Song
  3. I'm Still Alive
  4. Season Of Faith's Perfection
  5. Awaken The Giant
  6. Know The Difference
  7. Luminous
  8. Dreamweaver
  9. Liberty
  • Jari Kainulainen - Bass
  • Timo Kotipelto - Vocals
  • Jörg Michael - Drums
  • Timo Tolkki - Guitars
  • Jens Johansson - Keyboards
Produced by Timo Tolkki
Engineered by Timo Tolkki and Miko Karmila at Finnvox Studios and Hästholmen
Length: 50:42
  1. Maniac Dance
  2. Fight
  3. Just Carry On
  4. Back To Madness
  5. Gypsy In Me
  6. Gotterdammerung
  7. The Land Of Ice And Snow
  8. Leave The Tribe
  9. United
  • Timo Kotipelto - Vocals
  • Jens Johansson - Keyboards and Piano
  • Timo Tolkki - Guitar
  • Jörg Michael - Drums
  • Lauri Porra - Bass
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