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PAIN: New Video Interview With PETER TGTGREN

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with Peter Tgtgren of Swedish industrial metallers PAIN before the band's October 5, 2011 concert at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. PAIN bassist Johan Husgafvel is sitting out the band's current European headlining tour for "family" reasons. His temporary replacement is Andre Skaug (CLAWFINGER), who ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Imaginaerum' Details Revealed

Fans of dramatic, symphonic Euro metal have something to look forward to when the cold, dark, dreary winter sets in. Finnish/Swedish superstars NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in North America on January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records and it will serve as a welcome beckon of warmth and light in an otherwise dark ...

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NIGHTWISH: European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have announced the following European tour datesL Apr. 10 - Lisebergshallen - Gteborg, Sweden Apr. 11 - Falconer Theater - Copenhagen, Denmark Apr. 13 - Heineken Music Hall - Amsterdam, Netherlands Apr. 14 - ISS Dome - Dsseldorf, Germany Apr. 16 - Forest National - Brussels, Belgium Apr. 17 - Bercy ...

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NIGHTWISH: More 'Imaginaerum' Movie Details Revealed

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to their new album, "Imaginaerum", but also planning a movie of the same name. "Imaginaerum" is one of the projects which recently received grants from the Finnish government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation. The movie, directed by Stobe Harju, about an old ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginaerum' U.S. Release Date Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in the U.S. on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 via Roadrunner Records; in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow 05. ...

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NIGHTWISH Mainman Issues 'Imaginaerum' Movie Update

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH recently spent time not only putting finishing touches to their new album, "Imaginaerum", but also planning a movie of the same name. The CD will be released in December via Nuclear Blast Records in Europe and Roadrunner Records in North America. "Imaginaerum" is one of the projects which recently received grants ...

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NIGHTWISH: New 'Imaginaerum' Track-By-Track Breakdown

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will be made available in North America through Roadrunner Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginaerum' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will release their new album, "Imaginaerum", in Finland on Wednesday, November 30 and the rest of Europe on Friday, December 2 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will be made available in North America through Roadrunner Records. "Imaginaerum" track listing: 01. Taikatalvi 02. Storytime 03. Ghost River 04. Slow, Love, Slow ...

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NIGHTWISH Goes Mobile

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have released a mobile app called Nightwish: Mobile Backstage which allows the band to create a digital fan club and gives it the tools to reach the group's fans "real fast and easy!" At the moment, the app is available for iPhone only, but it will be released through ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Storytime' Single Due In November

"Storytime", the new single from Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH, will be released on Friday, November 11 via Nuclear Blast Records. In order to "avoid mix-ups" with various things named "Imaginarium", the title of NIGHTWISH's upcoming album and movie has been changed to "Imaginaerum". The "Imaginaerum" track listing and audio samples of all the songs that ...

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PAIN Bassist To Sit Out European Tour

Bassist Johan Husgafvel of Swedish industrial metallers PAIN will sit out the band's upcoming European headlining tour for "family" reasons. His temporary replacement will be Andre Skaug (CLAWFINGER), who previously toured with PAIN in 2007. Commented Johan: "The forthcoming PAIN tour is just about to start and I'm completely sure that all of the shows ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's 'Ever Dream' Audition Demo Posted Online

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Anette Olzon has uploaded the demo recording that she sent to the band in November 2005 which led to her being hired to replace Tarja Turunen as the Finnish group's lead singer. The track, her version of the 2002 NIGHTWISH single "Ever Dream" (from 2002's "Century Child" album), can be streamed below. Around ...

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NIGHTWISH, CLOUDSCAPE Singers To Guest On New ALYSON AVENUE Album

Singer Anette Olzon's pre-NIGHTWISH band, the Swedish AOR act ALYSON AVENUE, will release its third album, "Changes", on June 19 through the group's own label Avenue of Allies. The CD was co-produced by Chris Laney (real name: Ulf Larsson), who has previously worked with H.E.A.T., CRAZY LIXX and BRIAN ROBERTSON, among others. Guest musicians on ...

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NIGHTWISH's ANETTE OLZON: Vocal Warm-Up Videos Posted Online

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon recently completed tracking all the vocal parts for the band's new album, "Imaginarium" at Finnvox studios in Pitjnmki, Helsinki, Finland. Olzon was forced to delay the start of her recording sessions for "Imaginarium" because she needed a longer recovery period after she suffered broken ribs in a fall. The band's keyboardist ...

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NIGHTWISH Members Discuss 'Imaginarium' Songwriting And Recording Process (Video)

Genelec, the Finnish manufacturer of high-quality active home theater loudspeaker systems, visited Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH during the recording sessions for their long-awaited new album, "Imaginarium", at Petrax studios in Finland with world-renowned mixing engineer Mikko Karmila. The eight-minute clip, which can be seen below, features keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen and bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala talking about ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer's Studio Report

NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon recently completed tracking all the vocal parts for the band's new album, "Imaginarium", and the mixing sessions for the CD began on April 13. Olzon was forced to delay the start of her recording sessions for "Imaginarium" because she needed a longer recovery period after she suffered broken ribs in a ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Imaginarium' Mixing Sessions To Begin Today

According to a post on NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon's official blog, she has completed tracking all the vocal parts for the band's new album, "Imaginarium", and the mixing sessions for the CD are scheduled to begin today (Wednesday, April 13). Olzon was forced to delay the start of her recording sessions for "Imaginarium" because she ...

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PAIN: First 'You Only Live Twice' Trailer Released

The first in a series of trailers for "You Only Live Twice", the seventh album from PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, can be viewed below. The CD will be released on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me ...

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PAIN: 'You Only Live Twice' Artwork Unveiled

PAIN, the Swedish industrial metal outfit led by musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. "You Only Live Twice" final track listing: 01. Let Me Out 02. Feed The Demons 03. The Great Pretender 04. You Only Live Twice 05. Dirty ...

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PAIN Mainman Confirms New Album Title

Swedish industrial metal outfit PAIN, the solo project of musician and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release its seventh album, "You Only Live Twice", on June 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented Tägtgren: "[The title] has nothing to do with James Bond. I am sure i will hear this for the rest of my life! The ...

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