Matias turns 50!

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Matias turns 50!

Post by LauriPorra » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:47 am

Today we celebrate the 50th show of Matias Kupianen.

Matias has truly gone a long way since the time we took him to Lappajärvi to try the new Polaris material one and a half year ago. He has shown not only to be a great guitarist, composer and a performer but also a great guy and a true member of the band. I (Lauri) cannot remember when was the last time i had such great time on tour. I really hope all of you enjoy his presence and music as much as we do.

P.S Today we had a fantastic time playing at the packed "The End" club in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We thank you all from the depths of our hearts.

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The crowd today in Buenos Aires.

Tonight we drink to Matias!

See you on tour!

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by mayhem-for-all » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:59 am

:D
Really Great!
Congratulations Matias.

A really nice show :D It is always nice to see big crowds in your shows like in the in the Intermission Booklet :D

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Post by Eugenia » Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:32 am

First of all, Congratulations Matias!!!

I was there!!! :D :D
I have seen Stratovarius fourth times but I think this time was the best!! The venue was full! It was really hard to breathe. I was on the corner, when Lauri played almost the whole show. It was amazing. I have no words.
By the way,Lauri: I'm still laughing about the comment you made to my boyfriend about his girlfriend chasing you to the toilet!!

Thank you guys for that awesome night!
Thank you: Timo, Lauri, Jens, Jörg and Matias.

Thank you!
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Post by RazielSR » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:20 am

Fantastic! Thank you Lauri for being here constantly telling us what's going on. Congrats to Matias. It's really nice and very important that you all are having a GREAT time together as a REAL band.

THANKS!
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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Mormegil » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:29 am

Congrats to Matias and Strato. :beer:

And when will we see Lauri's TIP-videos from US and Canada?

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Post by palarmux » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:40 am

Yay! Concrats Matias! You are playing pretty well

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Post by Irinia » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:42 am

Congratulations Matias :D
Can't wait to see you and all the rest of the guys in Norway in February!

Big hugs!

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Post by StratoTimo » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:37 am

Congratulations to you Matias :beer: :bandit: :banana2: :ola: :headbang: :party:
You should forgot a hangover :D
I buy something to you at Tampere eller Lahtis :P
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Post by Leda Soares » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:09 am

Congratulations Matias!
Nice to hear about that, Lauri...
I am counting days to see you guys in São Paulo next October 20th...

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Arkash » Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:18 pm

Hail Matias!!!!
Through the storms we've wandered
Many mountains we have climbed
But all the bad times are behind
The road is free - I'm coming home

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Post by Aldaron » Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:42 pm

Hey, congrats to Matias! That's awesome. Loved watching him play at the shows I attended. Keep rocking hard, dude!
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Post by Ragehead91 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:18 pm

Congrats to Matias!

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Post by UnaInZodiac » Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:59 pm

Wow what a gig to celebrate feast day. The place is like Tampere Pakkahuone with four times people allowed to full Pakkahuone!
We light the 50 candles to you only in our minds - for the safety reasons!

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by nefertari » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:40 pm

Congratulations Matias!
Oh yes! We do enjoy Matias´s playing and precence in the band. Can´t wait for seeing you guys in Tampere. :D

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Lurdi » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:57 pm

You don't know how happy we are to know that!

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Post by Sheep » Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:07 pm

Congratulations Matias!! You are so awesome!

I really really like new Stratovarius sound.
I can't wait for your next album, and next Asian tour.

Thank you for the post Lauri.

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by shg » Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:25 pm

Matias seems very youthful fifty! :lol:

Great that you Matias are in a band, you're the best! :headbang:

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Burning Reflection » Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:29 pm

I'm really glad to hear that and so far everything I've heard and seen from the band has been genuine and true! Out of all the things those Argentinians could have done that night, they decided to come and see YOU guys!

:ola:

Cheers Matias! :w00t:

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by lalodrums2 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 8:48 pm

Matias is amazing! He plays awesome and as Lauri said, he is a very cool person and really down to earth I had the opportunity of met him (in the meet and greet) here in toronto. Thanks Matias, keep on rocking!!!!

Cheers to Matias :beer:

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by NeverendingAbyss » Thu Oct 15, 2009 9:54 pm

When I read the title of this thread, I thought "WTF?!!?!! HE'S 50 YEARS OLD!!!?!?! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: "

:roll:
Congratz Mati :)
What the fuck did you just fucking say about me, you little bitch?!

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Post by Gossimoto » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:09 pm

Mormegil wrote:And when will we see Lauri's TIP-videos from US and Canada?
I'm interested in seeing these as well.

Congrats Matias, I'm glad the venue was packed!

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by joakofortress » Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:01 am

NeverendingAbyss wrote:When I read the title of this thread, I thought "WTF?!!?!! HE'S 50 YEARS OLD!!!?!?! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: "

:roll:
Congratz Mati :)
No! Is the 50th SHOW of Matias. jaja

I was there in Bs. As. It was incredible! My first show. The set list was GREAT. Will my soul ever rest in peace, was a big surprise.

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Ragehead91 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:10 am

joakofortress wrote: I was there in Bs. As. It was incredible! My first show. The set list was GREAT. Will my soul ever rest in peace, was a big surprise.
Indeed. I always thought this song will carve out a miserable existence as one of those bonus tracks on compilation that never gets played live and is mostly forgotten.

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Post by Noxica » Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:39 am

Haha, nice one Matti :D












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Post by finnlandia » Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:34 pm

Congratulations Matias!
:D

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Post by eagledreamr » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:27 pm

Congratulations!!!


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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by NeonVomit » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:46 pm

Congrats Matias! Can't wait to see you guys again on 10th of January :D
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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by kameli » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:25 pm

Congratulations Matias!! Stratovarius is lucky to have you!

New Matias interview:
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Post by ClauVille » Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:23 pm

CONGRATS MATIAS!! You're great!

I haven't no words to describe that night in Buenos Aires, Argentina, it was really amazing!
Thanks for all STRATO!
Thanks Matias for your smile all the time :)
This hug is for you :D

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Re: Matias turns 50!

Post by Oceansoul324 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:54 pm

Congrats Matias! :beer:

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