Sonata Arctica Discuss artwork for Talviyö

On September 6th, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica will release their tenth studio album, called Talviyö (which means Winter Night), which includes eleven new tracks. “We were speaking about having an album cover made from a photo, and luckily managed to find the award-winning photographer Onni Wiljami who actually hails from a village not too far from our hometown. His pictures…

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