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NIGHTWISH Singer Scraps Solo-Album Plans

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has scrapped her previously announced plans to release a solo album. She writes on her official blog, "The factors [that contributed to my decision] are mainly that I want to focus on my family during this break from NIGHTWISH. I am sure I will do a solo some other time, but ...

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PAIN To Release Live Album

Swedish metallers PAIN will release a new live CD that was recorded on March 23-24, 2009 at the Zenith in Paris, France during the band's European tour with NIGHTWISH. In other news, PAIN's most recent studio album, "Cynic Paradise", will be made available in the U.S. with a bonus CD including the Paris live recordings. ...

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BROTHER FIRETRIBE: 'Live At Apollo' DVD Preview Clip Available

BROTHER FIRETRIBE — the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen — will release a concert DVD, "Live At Apollo", on February 12. The disc was shot on April 15, 2009 at the Apollo in Helsinki and features a guest appearance by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon on the song "Heart Full Of Fire". ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Interviewed On Swedish National Radio

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon was interviewed on the Swedish national radio (Sveriges Radio) P3 prior to her performance with Swedish hard rockers MUSTASCH at last night's (January 19) "P3 Guld" (Swedish radio's annual music awards) live awards ceremony broadcast from the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. The chat is now available for streaming below (with ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Perform With MUSTASCH At Tonight's 'P3 Guld' Awards

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon and Swedish hard rockers MUSTASCH will join forces for a special performance tonight (Tuesday, January 19) during the "P3 Guld" (Swedish radio's annual music awards) live awards ceremony broadcast from the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. According to MUSTASCH, fans can look forward to seeing the band Olzon perform "in a ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Perform At Sweden's 'P3 Guld' Event

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon will perform on January 19, 2010 during the "P3 Guld" (Swedish radio's annual music awards) live awards ceremony broadcast from the Scandinavium Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. The event will be aired live on both Swedish national TV and radio. Commented Olzon: "The gala is an award gala where our biggest public ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Perform With THE RASMUS On Finnish TV

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Anette Olzon will join the Finnish rock band THE RASMUS this week on the Finnish TV show "Ne Salmiset" to perform THE RASMUS' new single, "October & April". The performance will be broadcast on Finland's MTV3 on Saturday, November 28. Olzon teamed up with THE RASMUS on stage this past Friday night (November ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Perform With THE RASMUS In Austria

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Anette Olzon will join the Finnish rock band THE RASMUS on stage this Friday, November 20 at The Dome 52 in Graz, Austria to perform THE RASMUS' new single, "October & April". The concert will be broadcast on Germany's RTL 2 station on November 27. THE RASMUS's video for "October & April", which ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Shoots Down Album Title Rumors

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has shot down reports that the band's next studio CD has a working title of "Wind Embraced". She writes on her blog, "Some people have asked me about some Wikipedia comment saying that our next NIGHTWISH album already has a title. I haven't heard anything about any title, and since the ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON Featured In New THE RASMUS Video

"October & April", the new video from Finland's THE RASMUS which features a guest appearance by NIGHTWISH frontwoman Anette Olzon, can be viewed below. Scheduled for release on November 11, the single was sent to radio stations in Europe last week. In a September 2008 interview with Italy's Musica Metal, THE RASMUS singer Lauri Ylönen ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Continuing Work On Material For Solo Album

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon is currently in Stockholm, Sweden creating songs for her upcoming solo album with Swedish producers Stefan Örn and Johan Glössner. She writes on her official blog, "Today we just did some first recordings on two more songs and its just so we can go home and listen and make changes in ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON Creating Songs For Solo Album

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has posted the following message on her official blog: "I am at my hotel room in Stockholm [Sweden] after a day full of creating songs [for my upcoming solo album] in the studio together with [Swedish producers] Stefan [Örn] and Johan [Glössner]. It's been really nice and also fun to sit ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Defends Her Decision To Work On Solo Album

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has commented on her decision to work with Swedish producer/songwriter Anders Bagge on material for her upcoming solo album, which she plans to record during the band's downtime in early 2010. According to Anette, the as-yet-untitled CD "is, of course, just in the starting stage], but I will contribute doing the ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Performs With SWEDISH RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA; Video Available

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon performed on August 13, 2009 with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra at a special concert in Stockholm, Sweden as part of the Stockholms Kulturfestival (Stockholm's Culture Festival). According to Anette, "The evening [was] in the theme of Sweden-Finland and it [was] called Suomi Safari. There [was] a big symphonic orchestra, choir ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Named 'Sexiest Female Metal Musician'

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen was named "Sexiest Female Metal Musician" by the visitors of the Metalhead.ro web site. More than 6,000 votes were cast, with Turunen narrowly beating out her NIGHTWISH replacement, Anette Olzon. The final results are as follows: 01. Tarja Turunen (ex-NIGHTWISH) 02. Anette Olzon (NIGHTWISH) 03. Ailyn (SIRENIA) 04. ...

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PAIN: Footage From France's HELLFEST Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish metallers PAIN performing the song "Shut Your Mouth" on June 20, 2009 at the Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). PAIN's "Monkey Business" video was shot on March 23 and March 24 at the Zenith in Paris, France during ...

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