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Photos of Sonata Arctica Perfomring in Kuopio, Finland October 2012 Provided Courtesy of TJ Fowler of Fowler Photography

Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, originally assembled in 1995. Their later works (most notably The Days of Grays, Unia and a few tracks on Reckoning Night and Winterheart’s Guild) contain several elements typical of progressive metal. Current members Tommy Portimo – drums (1995-present) Marko Paasikoski – bass,