The top of the crop in international melodic metal, Kemi, Finland’s Sonata Arctica does not slow down. The band got its start with the moniker Tricky Beans in 1996, and over the years Sonata, who is responsible for countless metal hits, is still doing it as big as ever. Check out the recent single “First In Line” from their upcoming album. The tradition, the delivery, the melodies, it’s all there in the most authentic Sonata Arctica way.