Auri – II: Those We Don’t Speak Of (Nuclear Blast)

The honeyed voice of Johanna Kurkela glides over the lush empyrean chords of Kiss The Mountain, the remarkably beautiful halfway point of Auri's sophomore release Those We Don't Speak Of. It's an unusual placement in the running order; other bands might have chosen such a piece to close their album, drifting off like a lullaby...

AURI Release New Single & Video ‘The Valley’

Photo: Mikko Linnavuori Close your eyes and dive into the magical tunes and hear Johanna´s youthful and tender voice...fragile, yet powerful and moving beyond words. You can almost see the green and peaceful little valley taking shape in front of your inner eye. The Valley is the second single taken from the upcoming album II- Those We..

AURI announce new album & reveal title and artwork

Photo: Mikko Linnavuori In the fleeting moments between the state of being awake and reaching the doors of dream world lies a borderland whence comes the mood music of ancient stories told – the celestial unison of three creative souls known as AURI. Originally born in 2011 from the special connection of Johanna Kurkela, Tuomas Holopainen and Troy Donockley, AURI was..