NIGHTWISH's new album, "Dark Passion Play", has been certified double platinum in Finland for sales in excess of 60,000 copies within two days of the CD's release.
NIGHTWISH has scheduled a special in-store performance at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey on October 19 at 6:00 p.m. Pre-order either the one-disc standard version or the two-CD collector's edition featuring one bonus track plus a second CD containing orchestral versions of the entire record at this location to get a wristband which will guarantee admittance to the in-store. Wristbands are given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
NIGHTWISH will make its "official" live debut with new singer Anette Olzon on October 6 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The group's U.S. tour kicks off on October 15 in West Springfield, Virginia.
"Dark Passion Play" will be released in the U.S. on October 2 via Roadrunner Records.
Watch fan-filmed video footage of NIGHTWISH performing the song "Nemo" in Helsinki, Finland on Sept. 26, 2007:
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