STRATOVARIUS (1996) (English)


From S-ROCK issue vol. 2 published in 1997. The latest album at that time was “EPISODE”.

Scanned files from the issue are online as we don’t find original papers.


Members for STRATOVARIUS in 1996:

Timo Kotipelto (Vo)
Timo Tolkki (G)
Jari Kainulainen (B)
Jens Johansson (Key)
Jörg Michael (Ds)




1. What are you doing these days, for new album, for concerts or having holidays?
2. Let us know your latest album / demo tape. What do you want people to pay attention on it? Let us know your favorite songs from it.
3. What do you image from a word “Japan”?
4. What is your goal as a musician? How about as yourself?
5. Let us know your music career and what kind of music you used to play.
6. Let us know your taste of music, your favorite musicians and bands.
7. A message to your Japanese fans for S-ROCK. And your autograph, please.