nightwish in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Had A 'Fanboy' Moment When He Met RICHARD DAWKINS

On December 16, Geeks Life Luxembourg conducted an interview with keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about NIGHTWISH's collaboration with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on the band's latest album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", Tuomas said: "Well, I had one of those huge 'fanboy' moments, which ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KAMELOT's THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD Describes His Bandmates (Video)

Echo of The Metal Authority recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to describe his bandmates and himself in a few words, Thomas said: "[Drummer] Casey Grillo has been with KAMELOT the longest, next to me. He's my loyal colleague and he's the generator machine ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FLOOR JANSEN Can Be 'A Hundred Percent Herself' In NIGHTWISH

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and lead singer Floor Jansen on December 7 in Prague, Czech Republic. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he thinks NIGHTWISH is at its "highest level" right now, Tuomas responded: "Personally, I think ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Story continues after advertisement

AVANTASIA: Trailer For 'Ghostlights' Album Featuring Snippets Of Five New Songs

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. A new trailer for "Ghostlights" is available ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

Read more

Posted in: News

TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Says NIGHTWISH Has No Plans To Celebrate 20th Anniversary Next Year

LaGrosseRadio.com conducted an interview with keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen of Finland-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH on November 25 in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how NIGHTWISH will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year: Tuomas: "Twenty sounds a bit boring. Maybe twenty-five. Hopefully ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KAMELOT Already Has 'A Lot Of Cool Ideas' For Follow-Up To 'Haven'

The Great Metal Debate conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood before the band's November 15 concert in Louisville, Kentucky. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the songwriting process on KAMELOT's latest album, "Haven", compared to the making of 2012's "Silverthorn": "'Silverthorn' was ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SONATA ARCTICA To Release Christmas Single

Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA will release a very special Christmas gift for their fan base: a new single called "Christmas Spirits". This year the handing out of presents will happen six days early as the single will be released on December 18 via Nuclear Blast. It will be made available via digital download ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE 69 EYES To Release 'Universal Monsters' Album In April; 'Jet Fighter Plane' Single Teaser Available

Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES are working on their eleventh album, "Universal Monsters", with producer Johnny Lee Michaels at his Helsinki-based Bat Cave Studios for an April 2016 release through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD's first single and video, "Jet Fighter Plane", will be released on January 15, 2016. The accompanying music video was ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: KAMELOT Performs In Cleveland

Fan-filmed video footage of KAMELOT's November 27 performance at the Agora theater in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently told PowerOfMetal.dk has finalized contractual plans for a new concert DVD. He said: "Now we have to figure out where we're gonna do it and whether it's gonna be part of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KAMELOT's OLIVER PALOTAI 'Doesn't Respect' Bands Canceling Tours In Wake Of Paris Attacks

Sofa King Cool recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and continued terrorist threats against France and Europe, Oliver said: "I heard about bands canceling their [European] tours, and, honestly, I don't respect that, 'cause I just ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AVANTASIA To Release 'Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose' Single

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release a new digital single, "Mystery Of A Blood Red Rose", on December 11. The song is taken from AVANTASIA's seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", which will be released on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PARADISE LOST: 'Victim Of The Past' Performance Clip From 'Symphony For The Lost' DVD

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will round off a highly successful year with another very special release that will excite the band's global fanbase. "Symphony For The Lost" is a live album/DVD which captures PARADISE LOST's September 2014 performance at the epic Ancient Roman Theatre of Philippopolis in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, featuring the Orchestra of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NIGHTWISH Sells Out London's Prestigious Wembley Arena

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH have sold out their biggest U.K. show to date. They will headline the 12,000 capacity Wembley Arena on the December 19 — making history as the first Finnish band to ever headline the venue. NIGHTWISH's Tuomas Holopainen comments: "The Wembley Arena show will surely be the most fantastic finale to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

AVANTASIA: 'Ghostlights' Album Details Revealed

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its seventh studio album, "Ghostlights", on January 29, 2016 via Nuclear Blast. The twelve-song CD was produced by Tobias and Sascha Paeth at Gatestudio in Wolfsburg, Germany. Paeth engineered and mixed "Ghostlights", while the mastering was done by Michael Rodenberg. The opus features guest appearances by: * ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NIGHTWISH: 'Yours Is An Empty Hope' Performance Clip From 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful' Tour Edition

Finland-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH released a strictly limited (no re-prints!), special tour edition of their current album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", on October 30 via Nuclear Blast. The set comes with a bonus DVD containing all 21 making-of episode for the CD as well as two new, unreleased performance clips for "Yours Is An Empty ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: KAMELOT Plays Final Show Of European Tour In Tilburg

Fan-filmed video footage of the final show of KAMELOT's European headlining tour on Friday, October 16 at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood recently told PowerOfMetal.dk has finalized contractual plans for a new concert DVD. He said: "Now we have to figure out where we're gonna do it ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NIGHTWISH: Video Preview Of 'Evolution Series' Jewelry Collection

Since the spring, NIGHTWISH's singer, the Dutch soprano Floor Jansen, has lent her face to Kalevala Koru jewelry. Now the collaboration is being taken one step further with the launch of the jewelry collection Evolution Series By Nightwish, created together with the band. A video preview of the collection is available below. "In spring, Floor ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ARCH ENEMY Launches Rock Science Universe Game Pack

The mobile game Rock Science Universe brings rock music's stories to life through an engaging mobile trivia game, developed in collaboration with influential rock authorities and their fans. Did you know that ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott started out in a punk band at the age of 13? Or that ARCH ENEMY singer Alissa White-Gluz ...

Read more

Posted in: News

PARADISE LOST: Trailer For 'Symphony For The Lost' DVD

British gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST will round off a highly successful year with another very special release that will excite the band's global fanbase. "Symphony For The Lost" is a live album/DVD which captures PARADISE LOST's September 2014 performance at the epic Ancient Roman Theatre of Philippopolis in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, featuring the Orchestra of ...

Read more

Posted in: News