TARJA Stuns With New Single 'The Unforgiven'
TARJA Turunen, the iconic symphonic metal queen, has chosen 'The Unforgiven' as the final single ahead of her eagerly awaited release, 'Rocking Heels: Live at Metal Church'. This unique project is the first in a series of official live releases that will follow TARJA's global performances in a variety of inspiring venues, capturing the artist in her finest form.
'Metallica's 'The Unforgiven' is among the most iconic anthems in the band's unparalleled repertoire. TARJA, a legend in her own right, delivers an unforgettable rendition of this classic, powerfully expressing the struggle of an individual against those seeking to control him.
'Rocking Heels: Live at Metal Church' is a record of an extraordinary concert in the picturesque surroundings of the Wacken Church. Slated for release on August 11th, 2023, through earMUSIC, this performance marks the beginning of the 'Rocking Heels' live series.
In an exclusive event that kicked off the 2016 Wacken Open Air Festival, 300 selected fans were treated to TARJA's unique interpretations of rock and heavy metal classics by her favorite artists. These include 'Numb' by Linkin Park, In Flame's 'Alias', Metallica's 'The Unforgiven', songs by Joe Satriani and Slipknot, a Nightwish song, and her own originals.
This live album is a gem for fans, showcasing TARJA's stellar voice in mesmerizing performances of familiar songs. It's also a perfect introduction for those new to TARJA's music or who missed the chance to witness this exclusive concert. 'Rocking Heels: Live at Metal Church' will be available as a Limited 2LP Vinyl Edition, CD Digipak in LP-replica design, and Digital format.