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Stratovarius Members Form New Band Project Strato

The Project Strato website has been updated with the following information about former Stratovarius members working on a new album together:

"In 1982 Tuomo Lassila formed Stratovarius and came up with its name. Timo Tolkki and Antti Ikonen joined the band in 1984, that is some 25 years ago and as a result the group recorded such classic albums as Twilight Time, Dreamspace and Fourth Dimension. After the departure of Lassila and Ikonen in 1995 Stratovarius went to more neoclassical sound and style exploring Timo Tolkki's songwriting and producing skills earning the band a Finnish Grammy and sales exceeding over 2 million records. After Tolkki's departure from Stratovarius in the late 2007 an idea was born to get the classic Dreamspace line up together for an album. As a result the summer 2009 will be spent writing and demoing songs for a late 2009 release tentatively titeled as: 'PROJECT STRATO:RETURN TO DREAMSPACE'. This album will see Timo Tolkki handling the vocals again and the fans of the Twilight Time/Dreamspace era will surely not be disappointed."

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1. AlexE writes:

Wow. This is really unexpected ... I would have thought Stratovarius would never work with Tolkki again.

Awesome news. Can't wait for the album ... I hope it's better than Age of Aquarius and the more recent Stratovarius albums. =/

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2. grim writes:

umm ok. whatever you say there buddy... bonus points for making no sense at all

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3. AlexE writes:

errr ... cut down on the netspeak and capitals MEGAL0MANiACALxXx, and I might try to understand your point ... =/

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4. AlexE writes:

Hmm, the first part of #2 is just Slipknot lyrics. Seriously, get a life outside of nu-metal and cores plz ...

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