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NIGHTWISH Performs At New Jersey Record Store

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH performed a 30-minute set earlier today (Friday, October 19) at New Jersey's legendary independent record store Vintage Vinyl. The event was produced by YeboTV.com and was offered to fans as a free webcast stream worldwide. The setlist was as follows: 01. The Poet And The Pendulum 02. Bye Bye Beautiful 03. ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Fanblog Video Available

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metal band NIGHTWISH has posted a new fanblog video clip featuring footage from the group's recent rehearsal sessions in Finland and the "secret" concert in Helsinki. Watch it at this location. As previously reported, NIGHTWISH will perform live on Friday, October 19 at New Jersey's legendary independent record store Vintage Vinyl ...

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NIGHTWISH: More Footage Available From U.S. Tour Kick-Off

More fan-filmed video footage (courtesy of decshz) is available from the first show of NIGHTWISH's current U.S. tour, which kicked off Monday night (October 15) at Jaxx in West Springfield, Virginia. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro + Bye Bye Beautiful 02. Cadence of Her Last Breath 03. Dark Chest of Wonders 04. ...

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NIGHTWISH Kicks Off U.S. Tour In Virginia; Video Available

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH made their U.S. live debut with new singer Anette Olzon last night (Monday, October 15) at Jaxx in West Springfield, Virginia. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro + Bye Bye Beautiful 02. Cadence of Her Last Breath 03. Dark Chest of Wonders 04. Ever Dream 05. Amaranth 06. The ...

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NIGHTWISH: Vintage Vinyl Performance To Be Webcast

NIGHTWISH's previously announced in-store performance on Friday, October 19 at Vintage Vinyl Records in Fords, New Jersey (51 Lafayette Rd.) will be broadcast live at VVinyl.com. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. NIGHTWISH made its "official" live debut with new singer Anette Olzon this past Saturday (October 6) in Tel ...

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NIGHTWISH In Israel; Photos, Review Available

Finland's Helsingin Sanomat has posted a review of the opening gig of NIGHTWISH's world tour — a one-off in Israel that took place this past Saturday (October 6) in Tel Aviv. An excerpt from the review follows: "Anette Olzon, the newcomer, acquits herself pretty well at the microphone, but the excitement of the occasion shows ...

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NIGHTWISH To Be Joined By JOHN TWO-HAWKS For Texas Shows

John Two-Hawks, a Native American hailing from Arkansas, will appear on stage with NIGHTWISH at the following U.S. dates: Nov. 10 - The White Rabbit - San Antonio, Texas Nov. 11 - The Palladium Ballroom - Dallas, Texas John Two-Hawks is a multi-instrumentalist who is devoted to spreading the culture and mentality of Native Americans. ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Dark Passion Play' Tops Finnish, German, Swiss Charts

NIGHTWISH's new CD, "Dark Passion Play", has topped the Finnish, German and Swiss album charts in its first week of release. In other news, NIGHTWISH's November 2, 2007 concert at Slim's in San Francisco, California has officially sold out. NIGHTWISH made its "official" live debut with new singer Anette Olzon this past Saturday (October 6) ...

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NIGHTWISH Filming New Video

NIGHTWISH mainman Tuomas Holopainen has told a Finnish TV station that the band has just finished shooting the third video from its latest CD, "Dark Passion Play". The clip for an as-yet-undisclosed song was shot in Rovaniemi, Finland with director Tuomas "Stobe" Harju. Ilkka Immonen of Lapland Studio Oy produced the video. Commented Tuomas: "Initially ...

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NIGHTWISH: Australian Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have lined up the following Australian tour dates: Jan. 27 - Perth, Metro Fremantle (18+) Jan. 29 - Adelaide, HQ (All Ages) Jan. 30 - Melbourne, Palais Theatre (All Ages) Feb. 01 - Sydney, Enmore Theatre (All Ages) Feb. 02 - Brisbane, The Tivoli (All Ages) Tickets go on sale on ...

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NIGHTWISH Donates 10,000 Euros To German Children's Charity

According to Nuclear Blast Records, a representative from the label handed over a check for 10,000 euros to the German child charity foundation Die Arche during NIGHTWISH's "secret" gig in Hamburg, Germany on September 28 (where the band performed as the NIGHTWISH tribute act SUSHI PATROL) . This amount represented proceeds collected from the European ...

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NIGHTWISH: First Spring 2008 North American Date Announced

The first date for NIGHTWISH's upcoming spring 2008 North American tour has been announced: May 22 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. The band is also expected to perform at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 24. Additional dates will be announced in early November, including a very special show for ...

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NIGHTWISH: Florida, California Dates Moved Off DISNEY Property

NIGHTWISH's previously announced November 15, 2007 concert in Florida has been moved from House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista to Club Firestone in Orlando. Similarly, NIGHTWISH's November 6 concert at the House of Blues in Anaheim, California will now be taking place at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster ...

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NIGHTWISH: More Helsinki Concert Footage Posted Online

More fan-filmed video footage of NIGHTWISH's concert Wednesday night (September 26) at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland has surfaced and can be viewed below. NIGHTWISH's performance in Helsinki took place in conjunction with a release party for the group's new album, "Dark Passion Play". The band took the stage under the guise of a NIGHTWISH cover ...

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NIGHTWISH: Helsinki Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of NIGHTWISH's concert last night (Wednesday, September 26) at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. NIGHTWISH's performance in Helsinki took place in conjunction with a release party for the group's new album, "Dark Passion Play". The group took the stage under the guise of a NIGHTWISH cover band called NATUVISSYSET ...

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NIGHTWISH: Helsinki, Tallinn Concert Photos Available

As expected, NIGHTWISH performed at the Helsinki (Finland) release party for the group's new album, "Dark Passion Play" earlier tonight (Wednesday, September 26) at club Tavastia. The group took the stage under the guise of a NIGHTWISH cover band called NATUVISSYSET and played a similar set to the one performed on Saturday in Tallinn, Estonia, ...

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NIGHTWISH: More European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have scheduled the following European tour dates early next year: Feb. 19 - Visla Hall Krakow Poland Feb. 20 - Lucerna Music Hall Prague Czech Republic Feb. 21 - Arena Berlin Germany Feb. 23 - Arena Leipzig Germany Feb. 24 - Schleyerhalle Stuttgart Germany Feb. 25 - Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt Germany Feb. ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Bye Bye Beautiful' Video Posted Online

NIGHTWISH's video for the song "Bye Bye Bueatiful" has been released and can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Los Angeles with director Antti Jokinen (BEYONCÉ, WYCLEF JEAN, KORN, MISSY ELLIOT, STRATOVARIUS, SHANIA TWAIN, CELINE DION). NIGHTWISH shot two videos in Los Angeles with Antti Jokinen, reportedly at a cost of 270,000 euros ...

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