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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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NIGHTWISH Singer To Perform At STOCKHOLM'S CULTURE FESTIVAL

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon will perform at a special concert in Stockholm, Sweden in August as part of the Stockholms Kulturfestival (Stockholm's Culture Festival). Anette says, "[The show will be held] on August 13 and the evening is in the theme of Sweden-Finland and it's called Suomi Safari. There will be a big symphonic orchestra, ...

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PAIN: 'Monkey Business' Video Released

"Monkey Business", the new video from Swedish metallers PAIN, can be viewed below. The clip was shot on March 23 and March 24 at the Zenith in Paris, France during the band's European tour with NIGHTWISH. The NIGHTWISH trek wrapped on April 4 in Debrecen, Hungary. PAIN's latest album, "Cynic Paradise", was released in Germany ...

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PAIN Confirmed For Romania's ARTMANIA FESTIVAL

Swedish metallers PAIN have been confirmed for this year's Artmania Festival, set to take place July 17-19 in Sibiu, Romania. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MY DYING BRIDE NIGHTWISH OPETH PAIN TRISTANIA PAIN filmed a video for the song "Monkey Business" on March 23 and March 24 at the Zenith in Paris, ...

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PAIN Mainman Interviewed In Zagreb; Video Available

Guitarist/vocalist Peter Tägtgren of Swedish metallers PAIN was interviewed by the "Metal Eye" show on Z1 TV when the band performed in Zagreb, Croatia on April 2, 2009 with NIGHTWISH. Watch the chat below. PAIN filmed a video for the song "Monkey Business" on March 23 and March 24 at the Zenith in Paris, France. ...

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NIGHTWISH Interviewed In Zagreb; Video Available

Keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and vocalist Anette Olzon of Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were interviewed by the "Metal Eye" show on Z1 TV when the band performed in Zagreb, Croatia on April 2, 2009. Watch the chat below. "Made In Hong Kong (And In Various Other Places)", the new CD/DVD from NIGHTWISH, entered the German Media ...

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PAIN: Mantova Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish metallers PAIN performing the song "Shut Your Mouth" on March 30, 2009 at Palabam in Mantova, Italy can be viewed below. PAIN kicked off a European tour with NIGHTWISH and INDICA on March 11 in London. The band a video for the song "Monkey Business" on March 23 and March ...

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NIGHTWISH Receives Platinum And Gold In Switzerland

"Dark Passion Play", the latest studio album from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, has been certified platinum in Switzerland for sales in excess of 30,000 copies. Meanwhile, the band's "End Of An Era" DVD has achieved gold status in the country by shifting more than 3,000 units. The NIGHTWISH bandmembers were presented with the awards prior ...

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PAIN To Film 'Monkey Business' Video

Swedish metallers PAIN, who kicked off a European tour with NIGHTWISH and INDICA on March 11 in London, will film a video for the song "Monkey Business" on March 23 and March 24 at the Zenith in Paris, France. The band says, "Get your asses to the front row, bring your PAIN t-shirts and flags ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer: 'At The Moment, We Don't Have Any Problems'

Finnish web site Karjalainen.fi has uploaded two short video clips (see below) of NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon talking about the recent media frenzy surrounding her rumored "problems" with the band and what she did during NIGHTWISH's recent three-month break from touring. Regarding the alleged issues she has with NIGHTWISH, Anette says, "At the moment, we ...

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PAIN: Tour Diary Relaunched

Swedish metallers PAIN, who kicked off a European tour with NIGHTWISH and INDICA on March 11 in London, have relaunched their official tour diary at this location. The NIGHTWISH trek will wrap on April 4 in Debrecen, Hungary. A trailer for the tour can be viewed below. As previously reported, Peter Tägtgren of ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman On Singer's Decision To Hire Personal Manager: 'I Had A Feeling Of Déjà Vu'

In an exclusive interview with Classic Rock's Dave Ling, NIGHTWISH keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen admitted that he had "a feeling of déjà vu" when the band's vocalist Anette Olzon, echoing her predecessor, recently announced her decision to hire a personal manager. An excerpt from the chat follows below. Classic Rock: The "Dark Passion Play" ...

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PAIN Mainman To Be Interviewed On TotalRock

Peter Tägtgren of Swedish metallers PAIN and HYPOCRISY will be interviewed by TP of TotalRock on Tuesday, March 17 between 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 3:00 p.m. U.K. time. You can listen to the program live via the Internet at www.totalrock.com. PAIN is main support for Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH on their current European ...

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NIGHTWISH Kicks Off European Tour; Setlist Revealed

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH kicked off the 2009 leg of their world tour last night (Wednesday, March 11) at the Brixton Academy in London, England. The group's setlist was reportedly as follows: 01. 7 Days To The Wolves 02. Dead To The World 03. The Siren 04. Amaranth 05. Romanticide 06. Dead Boy's Poem / ...

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PAIN: Tour Trailer Posted Online

Swedish metallers PAIN, who feature in their ranks producer, songwriter and performer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY), will be main support for NIGHTWISH on their upcoming European tour. The trek is scheduled to kick off on March 11 in London, England and wrap on April 4 in Debrecen, Hungary. A trailer for the tour can be viewed ...

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