NIGHTWISH To Headline ON A DARK WINTER'S NIGHT Festivals

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metal band NIGHTWISH has been confirmed as the headliner of the On A Dark Winter's Night festivals, set to take place in Austria and Germany on December 28 and 29 respectively. The details are as follows:

Dec. 28 - Arena – Salzburg, Austria
Dec. 29 - König-Pilsener-Arena - Oberhausen, GER

For a list of upcoming NIGHTWISH dates, click here.

NIGHTWISH recently recruited 35-year-old Swedish singer Anette Olzon (a.k.a. Anette Blyckert) to replace the group's original vocalist Tarja Turunen. A photo of the new frontwoman can be found here. A short video "greeting" from Anette is available for download at this location (MPEG, 5 MB).

NIGHTWISH new promotional photos:

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The sixth NIGHTWISH album will be released on September 26, preceded by a second, regular single release in August. NIGHTWISH leader Tuomas Holopainen (keyboards) recently told Finland's Soundi magazine that the group's upcoming album will include a 14-minute song entitled "The Poet and the Pendulum".

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