SONATA ARCTICA: Tony Kakko's video working on new material + dates!

SONATA ARCTICA's frontman Tony Kakko has released a video clip of himself "recording a completely new little tune with Olympus LS-100 Multi-track Linear PCM Recorder at my little creative hidey-hole space. Oh, yeah. Before you say anything: There's a reason we have a guitarist in the band".

Sonata Arctica have finalized their South American tour dates for March. The complete schedule is now as follows:

 2.03.2013 - Auditorio BlackBerry - Mexico City, Mexico
 4.03.2013 - Peppers Club - San José, Costa Rica
 6.03.2013 - Auditorio ADIDA - Medellín, Colombia
 7.03.2013 - Teatro Jorge Isaacs - Cali, Colombia
 8.03.2013 - Teatro Ecci - Bogotá, Colombia
10.03.2013 - Via Marques - Sao Paulo, Brazil
11.03.2013 - Teatro Rival Petrobras - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13.03.2013 - Anfiteatro del Banco Central del Paraguay - Asunción, Paraguay
15.03.2013 - Teatro Caupolicán - Santiago, Chile
16.03.2013 - Teatro de Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
17.03.2013 - Teatro de Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Also, the band has recently announced they will be heading out on a UK headlining tour this April in support o their new album 'Stones Grow Her Name', released last May in the UK. 

Keyboardist/vocalist Henrik Klingenberg commented: "It's been about two years since we last hit the UK and I'm very excited to announce that we'll be back in April. Looking forward to having a couple of nice ciders in the pubs as well as kicking some serious ass. It will once again be legendary....see ya all at the shows, it's been too long! Cheers!”

Tour dates in UK are below:
14.03.2013 - Rescue Rooms - Nottingham, UK
15.03.2013 - Club Academy - Manchester, UK
16.03.2013 - HMV Institute - Birmingham, UK
17.03.2013 - The Garage - London, UK