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TARJA: Second 'Until My Last Breath' Video Released

The second video for "Until My Last Breath", a brand new song from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below. Tarja says, "We filmed it with my talented friends from Same eYes company in Kuusankoski and Kouvola in Finland." She adds, "The most important thing was to get Mr. Arvi Lind as our ...

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TARJA: 'What Lies Beneath' First-Week Sales Revealed

"What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 24 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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MIKE TERRANA's 'Sinfonica' Combines Classic Music With Rock Drumming

Drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has completed work on his third solo album, "Sinfonica", which contains 11 famous classical orchestral tracks accompanied by his drumming. Commented Terrana: "The idea for the 'Sinfonica' project originally came into being, because I wanted to make a tribute song for ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'What Lies Beneath': More First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Finland: #14 (first week), #7 (second week) Czech Republic: #6 Switzerland: #11 Hungary: #30 Netherlands: #45 Belgium (Flanders): #99 Belgium (Wallonia): #42 UK: #115 In other news, Tarja's solo debut, "My Winter Storm", has now been ...

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TARJA TURUNEN's 'What Lies Beneath' Cracks German Top 5

"What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, has entered the German Media COntrol chart at position No. 4. "What Lies Beneath" was released in North America on September 14 via The End Records. The CD's first single, "Falling Awake" (featuring Jason Hook from FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH), was released August ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'What Lies Beneath' Recording Sessions

Behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "What Lies Beneath", the sophomore solo album from formerNIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). "What Lies Beneath" is being released in North America today (Tuesday, September 14) via The End Records. The CD's first single, "Falling Awake" (featuring Jason Hook ...

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DORO: '25 Years In Rock' DVD European Release Date Confirmed

German metal queen Doro Pesch is putting the finishing touches on her biggest project to date — the 2DVD/CD set "25 Years In Rock", featuring the entire 25-year anniversary concert, including guest performances in front of about 10,000 enthusiastic fans in Düsseldorf, Germany as well as a China special, outtakes from Doro's 2500th concert and ...

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DORO Interviewed At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

ThrashHits.com conducted an interview with the German metal queen Doro Pesch at this year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. Pesch recently signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Her first release for the ...

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TARJA: 'Until My Last Breath' Video Released

"Until My Last Breath", the new video from former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below. The song comes off the singer's sophomore solo album, "What Lies Beneath", which will be released in North America on September 14 (postponed from the previously announced August 31) via The End Records. The CD's first single, "Falling ...

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THE ETERNAL: Audio Samples Of Entire New Album Available

A 10-minute YouTube clip featuring snippets of all the tracks that will appear on "Under A New Sun", the forthcoming fourth full-length album from Melbourne, Australia's dark rockers THE ETERNAL, can be found below. "Under A New Sun" was recorded at 301 Studios in Byron Bay with acclaimed producer and multi-platinum recording artist Jeff Martin ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'I Feel Immortal' Video Posted Online

"I Feel Immortal", the new video from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Iceland and was previously described by Tarja as "probably the most beautiful video I have ever done in my career. The country is just unbelievably amazing with its stunning landscapes, so we managed to ...

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CELESTY Parts Ways With Guitarist

Finnish power metallers CELESTY have parted ways with guitarist Tapani Kangas. According to the band, "There's no friction or drama behind the scenes; the decision was deliberate and mutual." CELESTY is not seeking a replacement for Tapani and will carry on as a five-piece. Rhythm-guitar duties at upcoming CELESTY shows will be handled by Tuomas ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Interviewed By Czech Republic's ROCK.CZ

Rock.cz conducted an interview with former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen prior to her July 15, 2010 concert at the at the Masters Of Rock festival in Vizovice, Czech Republic. The five-minute report, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. As previously reported, Turunen's cover version of the WHITESNAKE classic "Still Of The Night" is ...

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Drummer MIKE TERRANA Interviewed On Czech Republic's CT1

Drummer Mike Terrana (TARJA TURUNEN, MASTERPLAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, SAVAGE CIRCUS, RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) was interviewed by Czech Republic's CT1 on July 13, 2010. Watch the chat below. Terrana attempted to set a new "Guinness world record" by playing with four bands — K2 (feat. former EUROPE guitarist Kee Marcelo), AXEL RUDI PELL, TARJA and ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Lands On Bulgarian Wall

Metal Hangar 18 reports that a building in the city of Kavarna, Bulgaria features a specially commissioned portrait of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen painted onto it. The artist responsible for the Turunen piece is Jasen Nenkov, who has previously painted portraits of Klaus Meine (SCORPIONS), Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Ronnie James Dio ...

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THE ETERNAL: 'Under A New Sun' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Under A New Sun", the forthcoming fourth full-length album from Melbourne, Australia's dark rockers THE ETERNAL, can be found below. The band states, "The cover and several images in the booklet are based on photography by fantastic Romanian photographer Felicia Simion. Her photography really touched us and we hope you enjoy ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Performance Footage Of Two New Songs Available

Fan-filmed video footage of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen performing two new songs, "Falling Awake" and "We Are", for the first time on June 25, 2010 at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium can be viewed below. In other news, Tarja was interviewed by Czech Republic's CT1 on July 13, 2010 prior to ...

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TARJA TURUNEN To Release 'Falling Awake' Single In July

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will release a new single, "Falling Awake", in the U.K. on July 19 exclusively as a 10-inch vinyl via Spinefarm Records. This highly collectible format will be limited to 1,000 copies, all of them pressed onto "marbled" vinyl and numbered by hand, and will be available exclusively from online retailer ...

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TARJA TURUNEN To Support ALICE COOPER In Germany

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will support ALICE COOPER on the German leg of his "Theatre Of Death" tour. The dates are as follows: Nov. 04 - Porshe Arena - Stuttgart, Germany Nov. 05 - Bigbox - Kempten, Germany Nov. 06 - Zenith - Munich, Germany Nov. 08 - Max Schmeling Halle - Berlin, Germany ...

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DORO PESCH Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Nuclear Blast Records has announced the signing of the German metal queen Doro Pesch. Her first release for the label will be the 2DVD/CD set "25 Years In Rock", featuring the entire 25-year anniversary concert, including guest performances in front of about 10,000 enthusiastic fans in Dusseldorf as well as a China special, outtakes from ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: 'What Lies Beneath' Teaser Available

A two-and-a-half-minute video teaser for former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's new solo album, "What Lies Beneath", can be viewed below. Also available is the CD's cover artwork. The session that produced the cover photo took place in Finland in February. Jens Boldt took the pictures and Dirk Rudolph created the actual artwork. With production handled ...

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