New guitar player, and future plans

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New guitar player, and future plans

Post by JensJohansson » Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:03 pm

jj_large_img We have some good news. Earlier this summer, Timo K, Jens and Lauri got together with a guitar player in a forest cottage in west Finland and wrote and arranged some songs. It went extremely well, and we are very happy with the material, the direction, and the general vibe in the band.

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We now have over 15 songs written and demoed already, but probably not all of these will make it to the actual album.

We are happy to confirm that our new guitar player is Matias Kupiainen. He was the only guy we even considered seriously. This interesting fellow was born May 11, 1983 and is a native of Helsinki, Finland. You can find some information and pictures on his myspace page which is here ».

Here is a video, there are more on youtube:
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=qc8liQx1uzM.

Next week, Jörg and Jens will come to Finland as we have booked three weeks of rehearsals and recordings in another cottage. We will then work more intensely on the songs in a real band rehearsal type of situation. Also there is a very good sauna in this place.

We will try to blog a little bit about the progress of the recording and other things. The official band blog can be found here ».

In the forum you can see some information regarding the songs, some working titles etc, and some more pictures, and also discuss this.

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Post by JensJohansson » Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:04 pm

Some of the preliminary working titles and miscellaneous other info about the songs are:

Matias 1
TK nopee
Fire in the Sky
Justice for all
Eternal Life
Emancipation
Blinded
King of Nothing
Adrenaline
Old Man
Kick in the ....
Winter Skies
Treadmill
Never meant to be
nro15T186
nro14T160
unidentified but good slow Lauri song
other weird song (nro5)

Swamped because of last minute stuff before the trip, I'll try to upload some more pix later. Or maybe I'll make a brand spanking new blog. Whee!! :lol:

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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:34 pm

Fire in the Sky is a good movie, and a great Hypocrisy song. :D


Seriously, it all sounds promising, and these added features are cool.
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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by rini » Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:40 pm

I just had to register so I can shout:

wohooo!

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Post by dirge » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:22 pm

All sounds good! :D

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:25 pm

OMFG :shock:

Dammit, this is damn good, what what what!! :) :) :)


This has been the best and most wonderful news in a loooooong time....

Wonderful, you guys together again, and now it's true, now is real, no more speculation, no more shit.

Just music, artists, fun, peace and our favourite old friends here with us. I'm almost crying!!!! We've been waiting for this so many time. I don't have enough words, that is really amazing. Now I can listen to Strato songs again!! Because I didn't while thinking if you are gonna to continue or not, there were so many speculations and nothing real, now, that's real and you look really good in the pics. You guys never get old, it's fantastic. And Matias is sooooo young, it's just like me! 25 years old.


Thans thanks thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanksssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!
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Post by Mysteriet » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:32 pm

Awesomeness. 8)
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Post by LauriPorra » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:33 pm

Good news make Lauri happy !!!!!

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:46 pm

This should be a forum emoticon:


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Post by eagledreamr » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:48 pm

Thank you veeeerryyy much for those news!
It all just sounds awesome.

Good luck for the future, I'm sure the songs (nice titles, btw) will be amazing. :)
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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by Rebel » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:53 pm

Mr. Porra
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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:57 pm

RazielSR wrote:This should be a forum emoticon:


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Yeah, because we do not have a thumbs-up emoticon. :)
Maybe it could be sized down a bit?
Good idea!!!!!

I just added this pic to my saved files----I use thumbs-up/agreement quite a bit, so I'll use it like an emoticon! :)
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Post by JensJohansson » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:04 pm

browneyedgirl wrote:
RazielSR wrote:This should be a forum emoticon:


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Yeah, because we do not have a thumbs-up emoticon. :)
Maybe it could be sized down a bit?
Good idea!!!!!

I just added this pic to my saved files----I use thumbs-up/agreement quite a bit, so I'll use it like an emoticon! :)
:lol:

seconded! i mean .. thirded

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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:08 pm

So, party it is! :D

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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by eagledreamr » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:09 pm

:lol: haha one of the best emoticons ever :lol:

my attention is like hyptonized, I'm staring dummily at it... :w00t:

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:14 pm

:lol:
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Post by JensJohansson » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:22 pm

mesmerizing!!!

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:28 pm

S:party: T :party: R :party::party:A :party:T :party:O
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Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:37 pm

:lol: It takes this slowass Webtv about a minute to load the movement on :party: but, when its loaded, it really flies! :lol:

Wheeeeeeeee! :D
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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by icecab21 » Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:56 pm

perhaps a bonus disk of

Matias 1
TK nopee
nro15T186
nro14T160
unidentified but good slow Lauri song
other weird song (nro5)

unless of course those are the final titles to full songs.

now in that blabbermouth artical it says more agressive and progressive than previus albums, what exactly will that mean in a comparison sense?

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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 5:25 pm

icecab21 wrote: now in that blabbermouth artical it says more agressive and progressive than previus albums, what exactly will that mean in a comparison sense?
I just hope not to see Dream Theater 2 in this guys...When I read the word progressive...it scares me because I'm not a big fan of bands like Dream Theater...anyways I like a bit Symphony X.
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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by icecab21 » Fri Aug 22, 2008 5:40 pm

now in some "progressive agressive music" that i have heard has been anti melody and anti catchy but i'm sure thats not what they mean.

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Post by DawnIsHere » Fri Aug 22, 2008 5:52 pm

Woooohoooooo!!!!

I'm finally here again! My old account died, so I'm starting with this new one... bah, almost the same :D

Great, great news!
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Post by RazielSR » Fri Aug 22, 2008 5:52 pm

icecab21 wrote:now in some "progressive agressive music" that i have heard has been anti melody and anti catchy but i'm sure thats not what they mean.
I HOPE.
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Post by emperor_black » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:08 pm

yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyy. and what about THE NAME, Jens?


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Re: New guitar player, and future plans

Post by MatiasKupiainen » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:15 pm

RazielSR wrote:
icecab21 wrote:now in some "progressive agressive music" that i have heard has been anti melody and anti catchy but i'm sure thats not what they mean.
I HOPE.
I hope it too!

New material could be sounding a little bit like this;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZqhoS49d8U

Anyway thanks to all accepting me here! I'm very happy to have this opportunity to play and make music with these awesome guys and very suprised about these very very warm welcomes here at the forum!!!

Matias

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Post by DawnIsHere » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:20 pm

BE WELCOME MATIAS!

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Post by Mysteriet » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:30 pm

The clip sounds great! 8) :banana1:
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Post by black death » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:34 pm

Wow, nice to see that things are moving on... :)
JensJohansson wrote:We will try to blog a little bit about the progress of the recording and other things. The official band blog can be found here ».
What about to consider a videoblog, guys? :D

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Post by nefertari » Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:45 pm

Wow! The clip was awesome! :party: :headbang:

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