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Tarja Turunen13/07/2018


Today, Tarja reveals the third single from her brand new live-art-album & video “Act II”. The enchanting live version of “Victim Of Ritual” stems from the bombastic live performance at Woodstock, Poland. Having a capacity for 700,000 people, Woodstock remains one of the most iconic and gigantic festivals today. The powerful vibrations of thousands of fans coming together to celebrate their favourite musical heroes was perfectly captured during this very special Tarja performance. With its flow of range and variance “Victim of Ritual” once again shows why the singer is one of the most renowned Symphonic Metal artists. The song, originally from her worldwide chart success “Colours In The Dark”, gives a powerful taste of the forthcoming live release and can be found exclusively as bonus material on the mediabook of “Act II”.

The official live video is now available on earMUSIC’s official YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/GxDnhbGTJSs

“Victim Of Ritual” is also available to stream and download:


Pre-orders of “Act II” are available now:

Digital: https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_Digital
2CD: https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_CD
3LP+download: https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_Vinyl
Blu-ray: https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_Blu-ray
2DVD: https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_DVD
Mediabook (2CD+2BD): https://tarja.lnk.to/Act2_Mediabook


“Act II”, the follow up to Tarja’s worldwide Top 10 chart success, combines two incredible, yet slightly different live performances on video:

The first chapter, “Metropolis Alive”, has been filmed two months prior to the release of Tarja’s 2016 success “The Shadow Self” in an intimate surrounding at renowned Metropolis Studios in London, UK. “Act II’s” second chapter has been recorded on November 29th, 2016 at the magnificent Teatro della Luna in Milan, Italy and includes numerous hits from all four Tarja albums.

Even though the shows deliberately differ in look, sound, approach to the music and adrenalin, both have one thing in common: from the very first to the very last tune, the state of the art production displays Tarja’s energetic performance and her graceful, charming presence.

Act II” is going to be released on July 27th, 2018 on earMUSIC as 2CD digipak, 3LP Gatefold (180g, black), 2DVD, Blu-ray, Limited Mediabook 2CD+2BD (incl. two full live shows filmed at Woodstock Festival in Poland and Hellfest in France as bonus) and Digital.

A wide variety of exclusive, limited fan items and bundles can be found on Tarja’s official web shop: https://tarja.tmstor.es


This autumn, Tarja will be touring all over Europe together with Stratovarius with “A Nordic Symphony ‘18”.

01.10.2018 – Frankfurt – Batschkapp
02.10.2018 – Kiel – Max
03.10.2018 – Hannover – Capitol
05.10.2018 – Karlsruhe – Substage
07.10.2018 – Utrecht – TivoliVredenburg
09.10.2018 – Bochum – Matrix
10.10.2018 – Cologne – Essigfabrik
11.10.2018 – Saarbrücken – Garage
13.10.2018 – Solothurn – Kofmehl
14.10.2018 – Grenoble – La Belle Electrique
16.10.2018 – Rome – Orion
17.10.2018 – Milan – Alcatraz
18.10.2018 – Munich – Backstage
20.10.2018 – Innsbruck – Music Hall
21.10.2018 – Prague – Forum Karlín
22.10.2018 – Berlin – Festsaal Kreuzberg
24.10.2018 – Gdansk – B90
25.10.2018 – Krakow – Studio
26.10.2018 – Dresden – Reithalle
28.10.2018 – Budapest – Barba Negra
29.10.2018 – Sofia – Universiada Sports Hall

www.tarja-act2.com | www.ear-music.net

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