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CD review AURI "Auri"

Veröffentlicht am 25. März 2018 von Markus W. in Auri, News, CD Review, Rock, Folk, Celtic, Nuclear Blast, Nightwish

CD review AURI "Auri"

(9/10) Even though two third of Auri is known from Finnish symphonic metal giant Nightwish the music of this trio sounds very different. But let’s take things step by step. Auri is a trio consisting out of vocalist Johanna Kurkela who, together with Nightwish...

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CD review NIGHTWISH "Decades"

Veröffentlicht am 5. März 2018 von Markus W. in Nightwish, Symphonic Metal, Heavy Metal, New, CD Review, Decades

CD review NIGHTWISH "Decades"

(*/10) Introducing Finnish symphonic rockers of Nightwish feels like carrying sand to the beach. Tuomas Holopainen and band are more than 20 years in business, a good moment to look back on all the band's achievements of two decades. "Decades" is such...

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DELAIN unveils details about "Danse Macabre" shows

Veröffentlicht am 2. März 2017 von Markus W. in Delain, Nightwish, Tour, Live, Symphonic Metal, Melodic Metal, News, Napalm Records

DELAIN unveils details about "Danse Macabre" shows

Celebrating what has been an incredible year and making 2017 a worthy successor, Delain are thrilled to announce a very special run of shows for October 2017, dubbed the 'Danse Macabre' tour. Joining the band for this exclusive set of dates is long-time...

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CD review FALLEN ARISE "Adeline"

Veröffentlicht am 9. Dezember 2015 von Markus W. in Fallen Arise, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Symphonic Metal, News, CD Review, Nightwish

CD review FALLEN ARISE "Adeline"

(7/10) ROAR is publishing right now some quite interesting bands from Greece. Fallen Arise is one of them. The band comes from Athens and they have been founded back in 2009. The guys have been the opening act for e.g. Xandria some years ago before they...

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CD review TARJA "Luna Park ride"

Veröffentlicht am 26. Mai 2015 von Markus W. in Tarja, Nightwish, Symphonic Metal, Power Metal, Heavy Metal, CD Review, News

CD review TARJA "Luna Park ride"

(*/10) There are in the meantime quite some female-fronted metal band around that combine classic soprano vocals with hard guitar riffs. One of the first ones have been The Gathering, but it was Nightwish from Finland that brought this mixture more into...

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News from TARJA's upcoming live album

Veröffentlicht am 9. April 2015 von Markus W. in Tarja, Nightwish, Bon Jovi, Rock, Symphonic Metal, Heavy Metal, Classic Rock, News

News from TARJA's upcoming live album

Tarja will release a new live album end of May via earMusic. The name of the record will be "Luna Park Ride" and contains 15 songs. The show was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2011. Here comes the tracklist. Tracklist 01. Dark Star 02. My Little...

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CD review NIGHTWISH "Endless forms most beautiful"

Veröffentlicht am 3. April 2015 von Markus W. in Nightwish, Symphonic Metal, News, CD Review, Floor Jansen, Heavy Metal, Power Metal

CD review NIGHTWISH "Endless forms most beautiful"

(8/10) The pressfolder for the new Nightwish album starts with a statement that is "A new era begins". This can mean a lot and things can go to all directions with the new era. And honestly, after having heard the first single release "Elan" I was doubting...

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NIGHTWISH on tour in North America together with SABATON and DELAIN nd

Veröffentlicht am 12. Dezember 2014 von Markus W. in Sabaton, Delain, Nightwish, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Symphonic Metal, Tour, News

NIGHTWISH on tour in North America together with SABATON and DELAIN nd

And here are even more Delain and Sabaton tour dates. Both bands are also touring through North Amercia in 2015 together with Nightwish as being the headliner. The dates are:

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CD review XANDRIA "Sacrificium"

Veröffentlicht am 29. April 2014 von Markus W. in Xandria, Nightwish, Heavy Metal, Symphonic Metal, CD Review, News

CD review XANDRIA "Sacrificium"

(7/10) Xandria is already around since the early 90's but started to get more into focus from 2000 on. The music of the band from Bielefeld, Germany is to describe as symphonic metal. They are comparable with bands like Nightfish. Xandria didn't have...

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New NIGHTWISH video from Wacken in 2013

Veröffentlicht am 20. Dezember 2013 von Markus W. in Nightwish, Video, Heavy Metal, News

New NIGHTWISH video from Wacken in 2013

Here comes the new video from Nightwish's "Showtime, story time" live DVD. The song is called "Romanticide". Source: Nuclear Blast Records

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New video from ANETTE OLZON (ex-NIGHTWISH)

Veröffentlicht am 17. Dezember 2013 von Markus W. in Anette Olzon, Nightwish, Rock, News, Video

New video from ANETTE OLZON (ex-NIGHTWISH)

After she left Nightwish Anette Olzon works on a new album. The release date is February 2014 and the album is named "Shine". Here comes the first video for the song "Falling" which sounds surprisingly good. Source: earMusic

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CD review NIGHTWISH "Showtime, storytime"

Veröffentlicht am 13. Dezember 2013 von Markus W. in Nightwish, CD Review, News, Heavy Metal

CD review NIGHTWISH "Showtime, storytime"

(9/10) After the successful latest studio release "Imaginaerum" and the first movie made by the band called "Imaginearum by Nightwish" the band rounded off this successful episode by having three big festival shows during summer 2013. The final one of...

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NIGHTWISH will capture their show in Wacken for a DVD

Veröffentlicht am 29. Juli 2013 von Markus W. in Nightwish, Wacken, Heavy Metal

NIGHTWISH will capture their show in Wacken for a DVD

Finish female fronted metal band Nightwish decided to capture their entire show at the Wacken Open-Air this year for a live DVD/Blu-ray. The show will take place on August 3. Nightwish will play on the true metal stage. Nightwish mastermind and keyboardist...

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NIGHTWISH has their own tablet app

Veröffentlicht am 5. Juli 2013 von mwie in Nightwish, Heavy Metal

NIGHTWISH has their own tablet app

Finnish symphonic metal band NIGHTWISH have their own free tablet app. The name of the app is “NIGHTWISH FanPod Vol.1” and is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian to date.The app is available via iTunes and Google Play. Nightwish 1 English...

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