delain in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

WOLVERINE To Release 'Machina Viva' Album In The Summer

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, has announced signing of Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE. The band's fifth studio full-length album, "Machina Viva", will be released in the summer. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the harmonious yet portentous and sullen musical dimensions ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NIGHTWISH Wins Two More EMMA Awards

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" and "Export Of The Year" categories at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 11 in Espoo, Finland. Said the band: "We, unfortunately, couldn't receive the awards personally for we are on tour in North America. But ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: NIGHTWISH Kicks Off North American Tour In Sayreville

Finland-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH kicked off their North American headlining tour last night (Friday, February 19) at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Shudder Before The Beautiful 02. Yours Is An Empty Hope 03. Ever Dream 04. She Is My Sin 05. My Walden 06. While Your ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DELAIN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Lunar Prelude' EP

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ICED EARTH, Ex-SLAYER Members Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam'

Members of LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, HAMMERFALL, DELAIN, TURISAS, FIREWIND, GAMMA RAY, MOONSPELL, JAG PANZER, KRISIUN, VADER, RAVEN, DRAGONFORCE, VADER and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS took part in the "70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam" aboard the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which set sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on February 4 and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DELAIN: 'Suckerpunch' Video Released

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DELAIN: New Song 'Suckerpunch' Available For Streaming

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NIGHTWISH: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From London Wembley Concert

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH played their biggest U.K. show to date when they headlined the 12,000-capacity Wembley Arena on December 19 — making history as the first Finnish band to ever headline the venue. Behind-the-scenes footage from the concert can be seen below (courtesy of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine). The "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" ...

Read more

Posted in: 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

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

DELAIN To Release 'Lunar Prelude' EP In February

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

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

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

PHANTASMA Feat. DELAIN, SERENITY, EVERON Members: 'Miserable Me' Video

The official video for the song "Miserable Me" from PHANTASMA, the new symphonic rock musical of Charlotte Wessels (DELAIN), Georg Neuhauser (SERENITY) and Oliver Philipps (EVERON), can be seen below. The track is taken from PHANTASMA's debut album, "The Deviant Hearts", which will be released on November 20 via Napalm Records. PHANTASMA was born from ...

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

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

Video Premiere: AMBERIAN DAWN's 'Fame & Gloria'

Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN will release their new album, "Innuendo", on October 23 via Napalm. The follow-up to 2014's "Magic Forest" was produced by composer Tuomas Seppälä, who also plays keyboards and guitar, and Mikko P. Mustonen, known for his work with DELAIN, ENSIFERUM and SONATA ARCTICA. The CD will be mastered by Svante ...

Read more

Posted in: News