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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON: 'Lies' Video Released

"Lies", the first solo video from former NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE, KAMELOT). "Lies" is the first single from Olzon's debut solo album, "Shine", which will be released via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON: 'Lies' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Lies", the first solo video from former NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon, can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, SONIC SYNDICATE, KAMELOT), will make its online debut on February 14 at 4:00 p.m. CET. "Lies" is the first ...

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Showtime, Storytime - NIGHTWISH

NIGHTWISH fans were no doubt feeling cold-conked in 2012 when the abrupt decision to part ways with Anette Olzon was made in the middle of the Finnish symphonic metal band's U.S. tour. This becomes the controversial subject of a documentary film, "Please Learn the Set List in 48 Hours" accompanying NIGHTWISH's new live DVD/CD package, ...

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ANETTE OLZON: I Didn't Leave NIGHTWISH; I Was Fired

Former NIGHTWISH vocalist Anette Olzon has told Prog magazine that she believes she was fired from the band in 2012 because she became pregnant with her third child. Olzon's departure from the group came seven years after previous NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen was dismissed from the group by being presented with an open letter which ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer ANETTE OLZON: 'Falling' Lyric Video Released

Former NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon will release her debut solo album, "Shine", in February via earMUSIC, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group. The CD, which was co-produced by Anette Olzon and Johan Kronlund, is a collaboration with some of the most successful teams in rock and pop in Scandinavia: ...

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NIGHTWISH's MARCO HIETALA Interviewed By 'Metal Wani' (Audio)

On November 7, Owais "Vitek" Wani of Metal Wani conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala. You can now listen to the 16-minute chat below. NIGHTWISH last month announced the addition of Dutch singer Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) and English composer and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals) to ...

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NIGHTWISH's HOLOPAINEN Talks To U.K.'s METAL HAMMER About Lineup Changes, Band's Future (Video)

Tuomas Holopainen of NIGHTWISH recently spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about the lineup changes and the future of the band. Check out the clip below. NIGHTWISH last month announced the addition of Dutch singer Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) and English composer and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals) to the group's ...

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Wild Card - REVAMP

Floor Jansen is a proven dynamo and it's a lock she will emerge as a premiere figurehead in this scene. Now taking over for Anette Olzon on the NIGHTWISH tour, the former vocalist for AFTER FOREVER, MAYAN, STAR ONE and AYREON makes a second run with her agro-Goth metal ensemble REVAMP. By attrition you almost ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Says FLOOR JANSEN Was Asked To Become Permanent Member In June

Radio Metal recently conducted an interview with keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Radio Metal: The new DVD ["Showtime, Storytime"] is the perfect introduction to the new NIGHWISH lineup that was officially announced [earlier in the month]. When you decided to release ...

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NIGHTWISH Announces New Lineup

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have announced the addition of Dutch singer Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) and English composer and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals) to the group's permanent lineup. Says the band in a statement: "Originally we were going to wait until 2014 to make a decision about the future lineup ...

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Former NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA To Perform Duet With Band's Current Touring Vocalist FLOOR JANSEN

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen will perform a duet with the band's current touring vocalist Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) at this year's edition of the Metal Female Voices Fest, set to take place October 18-20 at Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium. A video message from Tarja and Floor regarding their collaboration can be seen below. ...

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AMARANTHE Singer's NIGHTWISH Audition Tape Posted Online

Elize Ryd of Swedish metallers AMARANTHE has uploaded an audio recording of her singing the NIGHTWISH song "Nemo". Ryd laid down the vocals for the track in 2006 when the Finnish symphonic metal band was seeking a replacement for Tarja Turunen. Check it out below. Says Ryd: "I've been saving this for a special moment. ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Showtime, Storytime' DVD, Blu-Ray Details Revealed

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new DVD, "Showtime, Storytime", on November 29 as a limited 2Blu-ray + 2CD digipack, limited 2DVD + 2CD digipack, limited 2CD digipack, 2LP (colored) in gatefold and an exclusive Nuclear Blast mailorder edition. "Showtime, Storytime" contains NIGHTWISH's entire August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in ...

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NIGHTWISH At Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR: Video Interview With FLOOR JANSEN, TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN

Wave 100 conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen and the band's current touring vocalist, former AFTER FOREVER frontwoman and current REVAMP singer Floor Jansen, at the Sauna Open Air festival on June 8 in Tampere, Finland. You can now watch the report below. NIGHTWISH's August 3 performance at the Wacken ...

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NIGHTWISH: WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance To Be Filmed For DVD/Blu-Ray Release

NIGHTWISH's August 3 performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany will be professionally filmed for a concert DVD and Blu-ray, tentateively due next year. Says NIGHTWISH mastermind and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen: "The time has come soon to wrap up the magical & memorable one-and-a-half-year 'Imaginaerum World Tour' 2012-2013! We still have three ...

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