Stratovarius are a Finnish pouer metal baund frae Helsinki, Finland, formit in 1984. Their material contains elements o pouer metal an neoclassical metal. Tae this day the baund haes sauld ower 2.5 million records warldwide

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Stratovarius in 2006.
Background information
OreiginHelsinki, Finland
GenresPouer metal,[1] neo-classical metal,
symphonic metal
Years active1984–present
LabelsEar Music, Nuclear Blast,
Sanctuary, Noise
MembersJens Johansson
Timo Kotipelto
Lauri Porra
Matias Kupiainen
Jörg Michael
Past membersSee: Umwhile members section

Baund membersEedit

Current membersEedit

Name Instrument(s) Membership
Timo Kotipelto Vocals 1994–present
Jens Johansson Keyboards, Piano 1995–Present
Lauri Porra Bass guitar 2005–Present
Matias Kupiainen Guitar 2008–present

Umwhile membersEedit


Studio albums


  1. "Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives - Stratovarius" (in Inglis). The Metal Archives. Retrieved 2011-07-15.

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