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NIGHTWISH Announces May 2022 North American Tour

Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have announced the North American leg of their "Human. :II: Nature." world tour 2022. The 10-date trek will kick off on May 6 in Montreal with stops in New York, Chicago, and Denver before concluding in Los Angeles for two back-to-back shows at The Wiltern on May 20 and May ...

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NIGHTWISH Plays 'Secret' Show In Finland (Video)

NIGHTWISH played a special "secret" concert earlier tonight (Wednesday, July 28) in Oulu, Finland. The Finnish/British/Dutch symphonic metallers performed at Club Teatria disguised as a NIGHTWISH cover band called NEVSKI & THE PROSPECTS, although speculation about the group's actual identity was strong enough to cause the event to sell out. NIGHTWISH played the Oulu show ...

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See ARCH ENEMY's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ In Music Video For POWERWOLF's New Version Of 'Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend'

German metallers POWERWOLF will release their new album, "Call Of The Wild", on July 9 via Napalm Records. Various formats (2-CD mediabook, 3-LP vinyl box, 3-CD earbook, digital) of the new album include the bonus LP "Missa Cantorem" — a cross-section of the POWERWOLF success story with newly recorded vocals by friends and companions of ...

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New NIGHTWISH Bassist Explains How He Landed Gig

WINTERSUN's Jukka Koskinen spoke to Kaaos TV about his new gig as the session bassist for NIGHTWISH's upcoming world tour in support of the "Human. :II: Nature." album. Koskinen joined NIGHTWISH as the replacement for Marco Hietala, who announced his departure from NIGHTWISH in January, explaining in a statement that he ...

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WINTERSUN, STRATOVARIUS, TRACEDAWN Members Join Forces In SMACKBOUND

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of SMACKBOUND to a multi-album deal. SMACKBOUND is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland featuring the multi-talented vocalist and actress Netta Laurenne, who founded the group in 2015. Guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari (WINTERSUN) was the first to connect with Netta in the band and they were soon joined by ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST, SORTILÈGE, SOEN, TROLLFEST, GRAVE DIGGER, Others Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

The organizers of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise have announced that legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker and his band MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST will be aboard next year's edition of the cruise. The one and only original Mad Axeman, the triumphant genius of six strings, will be joined by the following musicians: Gary Barden (Vocals) ...

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WINTERSUN Guitarist: 'We Don't Want To Put Too Much Limits On The Future Albums'

WINTERSUN guitarist Teemu Mäntysaari recently spoke with AntiHero Magazine. The full conversation can be viewed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the new, as-yet-unreleased song they're performing during their current North American tour: Teemu: "We wanted to do something special for the North American fans. It's been five years ...

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TRIBULATION: 'Lady Death' Performance Video

Swedish quartet TRIBULATION has released a performance video for "Lady Death", filmed and recorded earlier this year at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen, Germany during the band's tour with ARCH ENEMY, WINTERSUN and JINJER. The footage was filmed and edited by Dirk Behlau of Beastwood Films and was recorded live with no overdubs or re-recordings. "Lady Death" ...

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ARCH ENEMY Drummer DANIEL ERLANDSSON On Status Of EUCHARIST Comeback Album: 'We've Been Working On Some Demos'

Cat Unwrapped of the "Collision" radio show on Australia's Voice FM recently conducted an interview with ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reaction to their 2017 "Will To Power" studio album: Daniel: "It's going pretty well, I have ...

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TRIBULATION Releases Visualizer Video For New Song 'The World'

Swedish quartet TRIBULATION will release its new album, "Down Below", on January 26 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2015 release "The Children Of The Night" will feature artwork crafted by TRIBULATION guitarist Jonathan Hultén. The official visalizer video for the song "The World", created by Robert Piel, can be seen ...

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ARCH ENEMY Drummer Says Former Singer ANGELA GOSSOW Will 'Always Be Straight And Honest' When It Comes To Band's New Music

ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson was recently interviewed by Australia's "Everblack" podcast. You can now listen to the chat below. Asked if former ARCH ENEMY singer Angela Gossow is still involved with the group, Daniel said: "She is, actually, still the manager of the band. So she's working out of an office in Germany, and ...

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TRIBULATION Releases New Single And Video 'Lady Death'

Swedish quartet TRIBULATION will release its new album, "Down Below", on January 26, 2018 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2015 release "The Children Of The Night" will feature artwork crafted by TRIBULATION guitarist Jonathan Hultén. "Down Below" is preceded by a brand-new seven-inch EP. Titled "Lady Death", it includes the ...

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TRIBULATION Begins Recording New Album

Swedish quartet TRIBULATION has entered the studio to record the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed 2015 release "The Children Of the Night". "After tracking all the drums in the classic Soundtrade Studios, we are now residing in Studio Cobra," the band states. "It is a strange and wicked brew that we are currently concocting ...

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