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NIGHTWISH: Buy Signed Copy Of 'Dark Passion Play'

On Tuesday, October 2, Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new LP, "Dark Passion Play", in the U.S. via Roadrunner Records. This album will be released in two configurations — the single-disc standard version and two-CD "special edition" which will contain one bonus track on the first disc and a second CD comprised of ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Amaranth' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

NIGHTWISH's new single, "Amaranth", has achieved the following first-week European chart results: Finland: #1 Spain: #1 Hungary: #1 Norway: #1 UK: #1 (Rock) Denmark: #4 UK: #5 (Indie) Switzerland: #14 Germany: #16 Austria: #33 Netherlands: #47 UK: #120 (Top 200) France's Radio Metal has posted new audio interviews with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Audio Interviews Available

France's Radio Metal has posted new audio interviews with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new singer Anette Olzon. Check them out at this location. NIGHTWISH's new single, "Amaranth", has registered the following first-week European chart positions: Spain: #1 Hungary: #1 Switzerland: #14 Germany: #16 Austria: #38 Netherlands: #51 NIGHTWISH is expected to perform ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Amaranth' Chart Positions Revealed

NIGHTWISH's new single, "Amaranth", has registered the following first-week European chart positions: Spain: #1 Hungary: #1 Switzerland: #14 Germany: #16 Austria: #38 Netherlands: #51 NIGHTWISH is expected to perform at the Helsinki (Finland) and Hamburg (Germany) release parties for the group's new album, "Dark Passion Play". The Hamburg party will take place on the album's ...

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NIGHTWISH: U.K., Irish Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have scheduled the following dates in U.K./Ireland: Mar. 25 - Astoria - London, UK Mar. 29 - Carling Academy - Birmingham, UK Mar. 30 - Carling Academy - Newcastle, UK Mar. 31 - ABC1 - Glasgow, Scotland Apr. 02 - Mandela Hall - Belfast, Ireland Apr. 03 - Vicar Street - ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Answers Fans' Questions

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have posted a new "Nightmail" session featuring fan questions answered by the group's keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen. A couple of excerpts follow: Q: Why did you choose a singer like Anette [Olzon] to replace Tarja [Turunen]? Don't you think that the vocalist of NIGHTWISH should be an opera singer? Don't you think ...

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NIGHTWISH To Perform At CD-Release Parties In Helsinki And Hamburg?

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH are expected to perform at the Hamburg, Germany release party for their new album, "Dark Passion Play", which will take place on the album's German release date, September 28, at a club called Delphi Showpalast. It has been announced that the entire group will attend the event, which will feature a ...

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NIGHTWISH: Swiss Signing Session Announced

NIGHTWISH leader/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new vocalist Anette Olzon will take part in a signing session on Thursday, August 30 in Bern, Switzerland's station concourse "at the ascent of the moving stairs," according to the group's European record label, Nuclear Blast Records. The signing session will begin at 6:00 p.m. NIGHTWISH will return for another ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'End Of An Era' DVD Certified Gold In Switzerland

NIGHTWISH's latest DVD, "End of an Era", has been certified gold in Switzerland for sales in excess of 3,000 copies. "End of an Era" contains recordings/footage of NIGHTWISH's final concert with singer Tarja Turunen, which took place on October 21, 2005 at the Hartwall arena in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to the live footage, the ...

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ANGRA Guitarist Comments On TARJA TURUNEN Collaboration

ANGRA guitarist Kiko Loureiro has commented on his recently recorded guest appearance on the upcoming solo album from former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen, entitled "My Winter Storm". Said Kiko: "An incomparable beautiful voice, an extremely talented artist, a perfect diva. Tarja always gave me a great impact every time I listened and saw her singing. ...

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EVERGREY, NIGHTWISH, SONIC SYNDICATE Members To Take Part In SWEDISH METAL EXPO

The metal convention Swedish Metal Expo is set to take place at Fryshuset in Stockholm September 1-2. Now in its third year, Swedish Metal Expo will host clinics (former HAMMERFALL bassist Magnus Rosén and FREAK KITCHEN guitarist Mattias "IA" Eklundh), signing sessions (NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon and drummer Jukka Nevalainen), artist panels, an exhibition by ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer To Guest On New BROTHER FIRETRIBE CD

BROTHER FIRETRIBE, the Finnish AOR/hard rock band featuring NIGHTWISH guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, is hard at work with its second album. A total of 10 songs were demoed for the CD and drums for the entire LP have already been recorded. Guitars have been completed for eight songs, five five of which also have their final ...

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NIGHTWISH Drummer Answers Fans' Questions

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have posted a new "Nightmail" session featuring fan questions answered by the group's drummer, Jukka "Julius" Nevalainen. A couple of excerpts follow: Q: When it comes to recording an album, do you prefer to record your share by yourself or do you like to have the guys around? Jukka: I want ...

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NIGHTWISH Leader Answers Fans' Questions

NIGHTWISH leader/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen recently answered a few questions from the readers of Norway's VG Nett. Read the questions and Tuomas' responses (in English) at this location. A 15-minute audio interview with Tuomas Holopainen and NIGHTWISH's new vocalist Anette Olzon conducted by Norway's Metal Express Radio (web site) has been posted ...

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NIGHTWISH: Another Norwegian TV Interview Available

NIGHTWISH leader/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new vocalist Anette Olzon were recently interviewed by Norway's Aftenbladet.no about the band's singer search and their upcoming album. Watch the two-minute clip at this location. NIGHTWISH's new CD, "Dark Passion Play" is scheduled for release on September 28 via Nuclear Blast Records (most of Europe), September 26 ...

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NIGHTWISH: Norwegian TV Interview Available

NIGHTWISH leader/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new vocalist Anette Olzon were recently interviewed by Patrizia Mazzuoccolo of Norway's NRK P3TV about the band's singer search, problems with previous frontwoman Tarja Turunen and strip clubs, among other topics. Watch the five-minute clip at this location. NIGHTWISH's new album, "Dark Passion Play" is scheduled for release ...

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NIGHTWISH To Guest On Tonight's 'Tinitus'

NIGHTWISH leader/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and new vocalist Anette Olzon will be interviewed on this week's "Tinitus" radio show, airing tonight (Wednesday, July 25) between 20.00 CET (8:00 p.m.) and 22.00 CET (10:00 p.m.) on Norway's P3. A clip of the band's new single, "Amaranth", will be played during the program. "Tinitus" is Norway's most popular ...

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