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NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Takes Part In Online Chat (Video)

Bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH took part in video chat with fans on Friday, November 11. You can now watch the entire question-and-answer sessionbelow. The German branch of Nuclear Blast Records recently revealed the details of a number of different formats of NIGHTWISH's upcoming album, "Imaginaerum", and the "Storytime" single. ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Talks About New Single/Video

Video footage of keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH talking about the band's new single/video, "Storytime", can be seen below (in Finnish, with English subtitles). The German branch of Nuclear Blast Records recently revealed the details of a number of different formats of NIGHTWISH's upcoming album, "Imaginaerum", and the "Storytime" single. ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Issues Update On 'Imaginaerum The Movie'

Keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH has issued the following update: "It's Wednesday the 9th of November and the first single of [the new NIGHTWISH album] 'Imaginaerum' called 'Storytime' is finally out today. It's part one of a very long homecoming, four years in the making. Makes me feel a bit sad, fairly ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN have set "Emerald Forest And The Blackbird" as the title of their fifth full-length album, due on February 1, 2012 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded during September and October 2011 by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, AMORPHIS, CHILDREN OF BODOM) at Drumforest Studios in Viitasaari and Sonic Pump 2 ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Storytime' Video Released

"Storytime", the new video from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, can be viewed below. "Storytime" will be released as a single on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song comes off NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", which is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Single Premiers On Finnish Radio

"Storytime", the new single from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, received its world premiere yesterday morning (Monday, November 7) on the Finnish radio station Radio Rock. A reduced-quality radio rip of the song can now be streamed in the YouTube clip below. "Storytime" will be released on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginaerum' Track-By-Track Breakdown By TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN (Video)

MetalItalia.com has uploaded a video track-by-track breakdown of NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", by the band's keyboardist/songwriter Tuomas Holopainen. Check it out below. "Imaginaerum" is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first since 2007's "Dark Passion Play", which was then-new singer Anette Olzon's debut. ...

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NIGHTWISH: Video Footage From 'Imaginaerum' Listening Session

In September 2011, a press listening session for NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", was held at the Nuclear Blast Records headquarters in Germany. This short clip below shows you some scenes and interviews that were recorded that day. "Imaginaerum" is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Talks 'Imaginaerum' In New Video Interview

Kaaos TV last month conducted an interview with keyboardist/songwriter Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. You can now watch the chat below (in Finnish, with English subtitles). NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first since 2007's "Dark Passion Play", ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Says New Album Is About 'Celebration Of Life' And 'Privilege Of Existence'

FinlandCalling.com recently conducted an interview with keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. FinlandCalling.com: When you have an idea or are inspired by anything, do you have to write it down or does it just stay with you? Tuomas: I always have my notebook ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Storytime' Teaser Video Released

A teaser for "Storytime", the new video/single from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, can be seen below. "Storytime" will be released on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song comes off NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", which is due in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first ...

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NIGHTWISH: Short 'Storytime' Audio Sample Available

Three short audio samples of "Storytime", the new single from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, can be streamed on the web site of the German music retailer JPC.de. "Storytime" will be released on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. The song comes off NIGHTWISH's new album, "Imaginaerum", which is due in North America ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Talks 'Imaginaerum' In New Interview

Radio Metal recently conducted an interview with keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Radio Metal: What is your assessment of your first tour with Anette [Olzon] as a singer? What reactions did you witness and what are your thoughts on them? Tuomas: ...

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NIGHTWISH: Making Of 'Imaginaerum' (Video)

A two-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Imaginaerum", the new album from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, and the accompanying movie can be seen below. "Imaginaerum" will be released in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records. The CD is the band's first since 2007's "Dark Passion Play", which was ...

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NIGHTWISH Interviewed On Swedish Radio Station BANDIT ROCK 106.3 (Audio)

Keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and vocalist Anette Olzon of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were interviewed this past Friday, October 14 on the Stockholm, Sweden-based radio station Bandit Rock 106.3. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. NIGHTWISH will release its new album, "Imaginaerum", in North America on January 10, 2012 via ...

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NIGHTWISH 'Imaginaerum' Movie Director Issues Another Update

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to their new album, "Imaginaerum", but also planning a movie of the same name. "Imaginaerum" is one of the projects which recently received grants from the Finnish government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation. The movie, directed by Stobe Harju, about an old ...

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PAIN: New Video Interview With PETER TGTGREN

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Peter Tgtgren of Swedish industrial metallers PAIN before the band's October 5, 2011 concert at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. PAIN bassist Johan Husgafvel is sitting out the band's current European headlining tour for "family" reasons. His temporary replacement is Andre Skaug (CLAWFINGER), who ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Imaginaerum' Details Revealed

Fans of dramatic, symphonic Euro metal have something to look forward to when the cold, dark, dreary winter sets in. Finnish/Swedish superstars NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records and it will serve as a welcome beckon of warmth and light in an otherwise dark ...

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NIGHTWISH: European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have announced the following European tour datesL Apr. 10 - Lisebergshallen - Gteborg, Sweden Apr. 11 - Falconer Theater - Copenhagen, Denmark Apr. 13 - Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands Apr. 14 - ISS Dome - Dsseldorf, Germany Apr. 16 - Forest National - Brussels, Belgium Apr. 17 - Bercy ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Imaginaerum' Movie Details Revealed

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to their new album, "Imaginaerum", but also planning a movie of the same name. "Imaginaerum" is one of the projects which recently received grants from the Finnish government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation. The movie, directed by Stobe Harju, about an old ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginaerum' U.S. Release Date Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in the U.S. on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records; in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow 05. ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Issues 'Imaginaerum' Movie Update

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to their new album, "Imaginaerum", but also planning a movie of the same name. The CD will be released in December via Nuclear Blast Records in Europe and Roadrunner Records in North America. "Imaginaerum" is one of the projects which recently received grants ...

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NIGHTWISH: New 'Imaginaerum' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will be made available in North America through Roadrunner Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginaerum' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will be made available in North America through Roadrunner Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow ...

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NIGHTWISH Goes Mobile

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have released a mobile app called Nightwish: Mobile Backstage which allows the band to create a digital fan club and gives it the tools to reach the group's fans "real fast and easy!" At the moment, the app is available for iPhone only, but it will be released through ...

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