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Video: AMBERIAN DAWN Performs At Finland's LANKAFEST

Video footage of Finnish symphonic metallers AMBERIAN DAWN performing on July 9 at the LankaFest in Puolanka, Finland can be seen below. AMBERIAN DAWN's latest album, "Innuendo", was released on October 23, 2015 via Napalm. The follow-up to 2014's "Magic Forest" was produced by composer Tuomas Seppälä, who also plays keyboards and guitar, and Mikko ...

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NIGHTWISH Keyboardist Says New DVD Will Arrive Before Christmas, Promises 'Surprises' For Unofficial Anniversary Show

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen prior to the band's June 30 concert at Provinssi in Seinäjoki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On NIGHTWISH's upcoming 20th-anniversary show on August 20 at Himos Park in Jämsä, ...

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WOLVERINE: Entire 'Machina Viva' Album Available For Streaming

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. The entire CD can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the ...

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DELAIN To Release 'Moonbathers' Album In August

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release their fifth studio album, titled "Moonbathers", on August 26 via Napalm Records. Comments DELAIN: "We have never had so many milestone events in one year. The release of our EP, 'Lunar Prelude', our fifth studio album, 'Moonbathers', our upcoming 10-year anniversary celebrations and live registration, and there is still ...

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Watch NIGHTWISH Perform At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of NIGHTWISH's June 12 performance at at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom, can be seen below. NIGHTWISH keyboardist and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen recently spoke to the Nighthearts Ukrainian NIGHTWISH fan club about the band's decision to take a year-long ...

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DELAIN Completes Work On New Album

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN have completed work on their new studio album for a late summer release. "The mixing is done, the mastering is done. We're just finishing the artwork now, and then we've got it all together," DELAIN singer Charlotte Wessels told TotalRock at last weekend's Download festival (see video below). The CD, which ...

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WOLVERINE: Lyric Video For New Song 'Machina'

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. The Bedlam Overture 02. Machina 03. Pile Of Ash (ES335 version) 04. Our Last Goodbye 05. Pledge 06. When The ...

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KAMELOT: 'My Therapy' Video Released

KAMELOT's music video for the song "My Therapy" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Haven", which sold around 7,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD was made available in May 2015 via Napalm Records as part of an exclusive licensing deal ...

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WOLVERINE: Trailer For 'Machina Viva' Album

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, will release "Machina Viva", the fifth studio full-length album from Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE, on July 8. A trailer for the record is available below. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the harmonious yet portentous and ...

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WOLVERINE To Release 'Machina Viva' Album In The Summer

Sensory Records, a division of Laser's Edge, has announced signing of Swedish progressive metal kingpins WOLVERINE. The band's fifth studio full-length album, "Machina Viva", will be released in the summer. A natural progression from "Communication Lost", released in 2011 via Candlelight, "Machina Viva" invites the listener into the harmonious yet portentous and sullen musical dimensions ...

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NIGHTWISH Wins Two More EMMA Awards

Finnish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH were honored in the "Metal Album Of The Year" and "Export Of The Year" categories at this year's Emma Gaala (Finnish Grammy equivalent), which was held on March 11 in Espoo, Finland. Said the band: "We, unfortunately, couldn't receive the awards personally for we are on tour in North America. But ...

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Video: NIGHTWISH Kicks Off North American Tour In Sayreville

Finland-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH kicked off their North American headlining tour last night (Friday, February 19) at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Shudder Before The Beautiful 02. Yours Is An Empty Hope 03. Ever Dream 04. She Is My Sin 05. My Walden 06. While Your ...

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DELAIN: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Lunar Prelude' EP

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

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Video: LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, ICED EARTH, Ex-SLAYER Members Take Part In '70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam'

Members of LACUNA COIL, CHILDREN OF BODOM, HAMMERFALL, DELAIN, TURISAS, FIREWIND, GAMMA RAY, MOONSPELL, JAG PANZER, KRISIUN, VADER, RAVEN, DRAGONFORCE, VADER and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS took part in the "70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam" aboard the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which set sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on February 4 and ...

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DELAIN: 'Suckerpunch' Video Released

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

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DELAIN: New Song 'Suckerpunch' Available For Streaming

Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN will release a new EP, "Lunar Prelude", on February 19 via Napalm Records. Mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer Ted Jensen, the set offers two brand new songs in the shape of the catchy "Suckerpunch" and the melancholic "Turn The Lights Out". "Don't Let Go" (taken from 2014's "The Human Contradiction") comes ...

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NIGHTWISH: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From London Wembley Concert

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH played their biggest U.K. show to date when they headlined the 12,000-capacity Wembley Arena on December 19 — making history as the first Finnish band to ever headline the venue. Behind-the-scenes footage from the concert can be seen below (courtesy of U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine). The "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" ...

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NIGHTWISH's TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Had A 'Fanboy' Moment When He Met RICHARD DAWKINS

On December 16, Geeks Life Luxembourg conducted an interview with keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen of Finnish-based symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about NIGHTWISH's collaboration with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on the band's latest album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", Tuomas said: "Well, I had one of those huge 'fanboy' moments, which ...

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KAMELOT's THOMAS YOUNGBLOOD Describes His Bandmates (Video)

Echo of The Metal Authority recently conducted an interview with KAMELOT guitarist Thomas Youngblood. You can now watch the chat below. Asked to describe his bandmates and himself in a few words, Thomas said: "[Drummer] Casey Grillo has been with KAMELOT the longest, next to me. He's my loyal colleague and he's the generator machine ...

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FLOOR JANSEN Can Be 'A Hundred Percent Herself' In NIGHTWISH

Spark TV, which is part of the Czech monthly magazine Spark, conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen and lead singer Floor Jansen on December 7 in Prague, Czech Republic. You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he thinks NIGHTWISH is at its "highest level" right now, Tuomas responded: "Personally, I think ...

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