Stratovarius are a power metal rock band that has been present in the music industry since 1984. They have released albums under record labels including Ear Music, Nuclear Blast, Sanctuary and Noise. Their first studio album was released in 1989 and is entitled "Fright Night". Their latest album reached number 1 in the Finnish album charts and is entitled "Elysium".
The group has released four compilation albums with the first one being released in 1997 and being entitled "The past and now". Their first single was released in 1987 and is entitled "Future Shock".