Review of Tarja’s ‘In the Raw’


Review © Jessica Clingempeel | CEO Of Ethereal Metal Webzine | Tarja's USA Admin I have been a fan of Tarja’s since she has been with “the band”. I have followed her then and throughout her entire solo career. I have had the privilege to review most of her albums. As a huge music lover, … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s ‘In the Raw’

Review of Tarja’s ‘Dead Promises’ Single


Several people wanted to write a review on this single for the webzine so you will be reading several here. Mine is first, enjoy and be sure to listen to the song (video at bottom, along with a sample of the album version feat. Bjorn from Soilwork) and order this album. Out Aug. 30th, 2019! … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s ‘Dead Promises’ Single

Tarja Graces New York City


Review by Jessica Clingempeel | 9/22/2018 September 9th, 2018 will be a night that will never be forgotten in New York City. It was a long wait for the return of one of the most influential female singers in the metal world today, but the wait was well worth it. First, the opening band, Symfinity. … Continue reading Tarja Graces New York City

—I WALK ALONE: FROM RONNIE JAMES DIO TO TARJA AND BACK TO DIO—


Review by Zach Brehany9/18/18As a child growing up, I remember that a very dear and special musician to me was Ronnie James Dio. It didn’t matter to me if he was in Rainbow, Black Sabbath, solo, or Heaven & Hell. If it was his voice, I was hooked. There was always something theatrical about his … Continue reading —I WALK ALONE: FROM RONNIE JAMES DIO TO TARJA AND BACK TO DIO—

Review of Tarja’s “Love to Hate” Act II Single


Photo © Tim Tronckoe Reviewed by Jessica Clingempeel6/27/2018 Love to Hate was presented as the first single of the upcoming release of Act II. We were first introduced to this song back in August of 2016 when the sixth studio album, “The Shadow Self”, was released. This performance was recorded not in Milan, which is … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s “Love to Hate” Act II Single

Review of Tarja’s “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” Single


Review by Jessica Clingempeel© Ethereal Metal Webzine10/20/2017Do you want your Christmas to have a dark flare? Tarja Turunen’s first single from her upcoming Christmas album will give you just that. ‘O Come, O Come, Emmanuel’ is a classic, and in typical Tarja fashion, gets its own twist. I honestly believe Tarja chose the right song as the … Continue reading Review of Tarja’s “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” Single