NIGHTWISH: G.A.S. Dates Announced, More Photos Posted Online

Finland's NIGHTWISH have announced the dates for their tour through Germany, Austria and Switzerland in October. They are as follows:

Oct. 13 - Hamburg, GER @ Color Line Arena
Oct. 15 - Leipzig, GER @ Arena
Oct. 16 - Erfurt, GER @ Thüringenhalle
Oct. 19 - Cologne, GER @ Palladium
Oct. 20 - Berlin, GER @ Arena
Oct. 22 - Nürnberg, GER @ Arena
Oct. 23 - Munich, GER @ Zenith
Oct. 25 - Vienna, AUT @ Gasometer
Oct. 30 - Basel, SWI @ St. Jakob Arena

In other news, more photos have been uploaded from NIGHTWISH's May 22 record-release show in Kitee, Finland. Check them out here (courtesy of Timo Isoaho). All 3,700 tickets to the gig were sold out within a day. Among the people purchasing tickets to the show were residents of the following countries: Finland, Germany, Monaco, Sweden, Russia, Belgium, Holland, Norway, U.K., Italy, France, Austria, Spain, Hungary, Argentina, Poland and USA.

As previously reported, NIGHTWISH have set a June 7 Finnish release date through Spinefarm Records for their new album, "Once". NIGHTWISH will launch their world tour in support of "Once", dubbed "Once Upon A Tour 2004-2005", this summer. The trek is expected to last until the autumn of 2005.


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