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THE DARK ELEMENT Feat. Former NIGHTWISH Singer, Ex-SONATA ARCTICA Guitarist: 'My Sweet Mystery' Video

THE DARK ELEMENT, the new musical project featuring former NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon and Finnish guitarist and songwriter Jani Liimatainen, will release its self-titled debut album on November 10 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official video for the song "My Sweet Mystery" can be seen below. Since word of this project got out, fans have ...

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IRON MAIDEN's BRUCE DICKINSON Announces U.S. Book Events

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson will read from his forthcoming autobiography, "What Does This Button Do?", talk about the experience of writing it and answer questions from the audience at half a dozen U.S. appearances in late October and early November: Oct. 30 - Huntington, NY @ Book Revue at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 - ...

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POWER QUEST Releases Lyric Video For 'Kings And Glory'

POWER QUEST, the renowned melodic power metal band based in the U.K., has released a lyric video for "Kings And Glory", the first single from its long-awaited sixth album, "Sixth Dimension". The disc will be released on October 13 via Inner Wound Recordings in Europe and USA and on October 11 in Japan via Marquee/Avalon. ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON's Memoir, 'What Does This Button Do?', Due In October

This fall, HarperNonFiction will publish "What Does This Button Do?", the hugely anticipated memoir from IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson. Heavy metal pioneers since their formation in 1975, IRON MAIDEN have sold over ninety million albums and played over two thousand shows in sixty-three countries, making them one of the most successful and globally influential ...

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Vehicle Of Spirit - NIGHTWISH

Although he'd never publicly admit to it, main NIGHTWISH man and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen probably had more than his fair share of sleepless nights when Anette Olzon was fronting the band. Dismissed by NIGHTWISH's devoted fan base almost immediately, Olzon's routine health issues, inability to handle Tarja Turunen's material, and questionable stage presence (see YouTube ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer FLOOR JANSEN Is Four Months Pregnant

NIGHTWISH vocalist Floor Jansen has revealed that she is four months pregnant. The singer, whose partner is SABATON drummer Hannes Van Dahl, is expected to welcome her first child next year while NIGHTWISH is off the road for the band's previously announced year-long break. NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen told TeamRock: ...

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Former NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON Launches New Project With Ex-SONATA ARCTICA Guitarist JANI LIIMATAINEN

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the launch of a new musical partnership between singer Anette Olzon and producer/songwriter/guitar player Jani Liimatainen for a new studio album, to be released in mid-to-late 2017. Anette is mostly known for being the immaculate voice on hit albums from NIGHTWISH such as "Dark Passion Play" and "Imaginareum". Jani has ...

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TESTAMENT, Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, NIGHTWISH Members Perform At Israel's TITANS OF METAL Despite BDS Boycott

More than 20 international metal and hard rock artists performed at Israel's first-ever edition of Titans Of Metal festival, which took place on December 17 at Tel Aviv's Theatron Club. The show was held despite the activities of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, spearheaded by ex-PINK FLOYD member Roger Waters, which calls ...

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Endless Forms Most Beautiful - NIGHTWISH

As we've officially entered the Floor Jansen era of NIGHTWISH, the hangover from the Anette Olzon controversy has been, for all intents and purposes, chased away. Olzon's moved on with her solo album from last year, "Shine", while NIGHTWISH themselves look to outdo their widely embraced "Imaginaerum" from 2011. This includes the addition of not ...

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NIGHTWISH To Tour Europe With AMORPHIS, ARCH ENEMY

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH will launch the European leg of their "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" in November in Copenhagen, Denmark. Support on the trek will come from AMORPHIS and ARCH ENEMY. The dates are as follows: Nov. 16 – DK - Copenhagen - Falconer Nov. 18 - GER - Hamburg - O2 World Nov. ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Wants 'Endless Forms Most Beautiful' To Be Listened To In Its Entirety

Germany's EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH mastermind/keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if NIGHTWISH's forthcoming full-length album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", is meant to be listened to in its entirety on a proper sound system, Tuomas said: "I would prefer people to listen to it on ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON Splits With Record Label Less Than Nine Months After Solo Album Release

Former NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon has "decided to part ways" with earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. Anette's debut solo album, "Shine", was released in March and received mostly positive reviews, despite its lack of metal overtones and its reliance on pop hooks and grandiose arrangements. Asked during ...

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