Matias Kupiainen: Stratovarius announce new CD details

STRATOVARIUS are putting the finishing touches on their thirteenth full-length studio album, "Elysium", at 5-by-5 studios in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki, Finland. The CD will be released in Asia on January 12, 2011 via JVC and in the rest of the world on January 14, 2011 through earMUSIC/Edel. A single with two new songs will be released on November 26 to coincide with the start of the "7 Sinners World Tour" on which STRATOVARIUS will join HELLOWEEN as very special guests — kicking off the same day at the Szene in Vienna, Austria.  more

The following tracks will be part of the single:

* Darkest Hours (from the upcoming album "Elysium")
* Infernal Maze (from the upcoming album "Elysium")
* Darkest Hours (demo version)
* Against The Wind (live recording, Sofia, Bulgaria)
* Black Diamond (live recording, Göteborg, Sweden)

"Elysium" tentative track listing (order of songs and working titles are subject to change)

01. Heavenly Divine
02. Infernal Maze
03. Elysium, Part I, II and III
04. Civilization
05. Darkest Hours
06. Under Flaming Skies
07. No Return
08. New Horizon
09. Move The Mountain
10. Castaway (Japanese bonus track)