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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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NIGHTWISH: German Signing Sessions Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have scheduled following signing sessions during their European tour: Friday, March 20 SATURN Karlsruhe Germany Durlacher Allee 111 76137 Karlsruhe Start: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 SATURN Erfurt Germany Anger 1 - 3 99084 Erfurt Start: 2:30 p.m. On March 13, Nuclear Blast Records will release "Made In Hong Kong (And ...

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PAIN To Support NIGHTWISH On European Tour

Swedish metallers PAIN, who feature in their ranks producer, songwriter and performer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY), have been confirmed as main support for NIGHTWISH on their upcoming European tour. The trek is scheduled to kick of on March 11 in London, England and wrap up on April 4 in Debrecen, Hungary. PAIN's latest album, "Cynic Paradise", ...

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PAIN: Barcelona Photos Available

MetalSymphony.com has uploaded photos of PAIN's February 21, 2009 concert at Sala Salamandra in Barcelona, Spain. Also available are pictures of support act BROTHER FIRETRIBE. Check them out at this location. PAIN's setlist was as follows: 01. I'm Going In 02. Follow Me 03. Zombie Slam 04. Suicide Machine 05. Stay Away 06. ...

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NÀTTSÒL: First Two Songs Posted Online

Norwegian black metal band NÀTTSÒL — which consists of Erlend Antonsen (QUADRIVIUM, MYRKGRAV), Jarle "Uruz" Byberg (DEN SAAKALDTE, WHERE ANGELS FALL, ex-SHINING), Nattsjèl (VIDSYN), Gustav Jørgen Pedersen (ÈLVARHØI), Venomenon (SECTUMSEMPRA, ex-THE DEVIANT) and Anette Guldbransen (DIMENSION F3H, THE MANDYLION) — has posted two songs from its forthcoming release, "Stemning". Check out the tracks "Ved Aas ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Made In Hong Kong' Cover Artwork Revealed

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have revealed the cover artwork of their new CD/DVD, "Made In Hong Kong (And In Various Other Places)", due on March 6 via Nuclear Blast Records. The set will contain a DVD documentary (with a running time of approximately 45 minutes) of NIGHTWISH's world tour in support of the band's latest ...

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PAIN To Support NIGHTWISH In London

Swedish metallers PAIN, who feature in their ranks producer, songwriter and performer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY), have been confirmed as main support for NIGHTWISH on March 11, 2009 at Brixton Academy in London, England. "Follow Me", the new video from PAIN, can be viewed below. The clip, which was shot in October, features a special guest ...

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NIGHTWISH To Release MCD/DVD In March

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release a new MCD and DVD in March. Titled "Made In Hong Kong (And Various Other Places)", the MCD was recorded during the ongoing "Dark Passion Play World Tour" and it includes a bonus DVD with material from Israel and South America, directed by Ville Lipiäinen. More information will be ...

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PAIN: Back Home From Russia

Swedish metallers PAIN have issued the following update: "It's been a few days since we got back home from Russia and Ukraine and our bodies are starting to heal from all the cuts and bruises we managed to get while we weren't on stage. We had a really good time on all shows and it ...

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