The interactive ‘An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World’ concert experiences that will kick off the ‘Human. :II: Nature.’ World Tour have been rescheduled from March to May due to changes in the band’s touring schedule. The new dates are Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29, 2021. More information can be found HERE.
Finland-based metal outfit Nightwish announce a ‘An Evening With Nightwish in a Virtual World’. The band will perform two shows at The Islanders Arms, a tavern build in virtual reality. What’s planned is a 90 minutes performance that includes songs from the latest studio album ‘Human. :II: Nature.’ for the first time. lso to mention… Continue Reading →
Nightwish add with ‘HUMAN. :II: NATURE.’ their most mature album to their long list of musical achievements. Supported by an excellent production the Symphonic Metal spearhead brings songs to the plate, wowing from start to end. Although things seem to be planned to detail, there is still ease embedded that makes the album to a stellar listening experience. Bombast Symphonic Metal can’t sound much better than what ‘HUMAN. :II: NATURE.’ offers. This album lifts the bar to a level that will not be reached that easily, maybe not even by Nightwish anymore.
When Finnish sextet Nightwish announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. The band’s new and ninth record ‘Human. :II: Nature.’ will be released on 10th April 2020 and will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on… Continue Reading →
‚Decades‘ was released in 2018 and is a comprehensive summary of Nightwish anthems taken from two decades. What followed next was a world tour with 82 shows in Europe, South America and North America. One of these concerts took place in Buenos Aires on September 30th, being the base for this live release from the… Continue Reading →
‚Butterfly‘, that’s a word not that often used in heavy metal. Crazy Town had a very successful song in 2000 with such a title and Moonspell released an album called ‚The Butterfly Effect‘. For the rest, the colorful insects aren’t flying very often through the endless fields of heavy metal. October 15th, that is when… Continue Reading →
Anette Olzon is known from her days fronting Finnish symphonic metal powerhouse Nightwish. The Dark Element is another moniker closely connected to her and it was in 2014 when the Swedish singer released with ‘Shine’ a first solo album. After ‘Shine’ it is ‘Strong’ that represents the second solo album from Olzon, an eleven songs… Continue Reading →
Voices, violin, viola, keys, guitars, bouzouki, mandola, ulleann pipes, low whistles, aerophone and bodhran are not exactly what heavy metal band use and if you are familiar with Auri, than you also know that we are far away from metal here. Auri is a rather new band. Having been founded in 2017 by friends Tuomas… Continue Reading →
Great news from Wacken. Not that long ago, the 2021 edition of the legendary festival in the Northern parts of Germany had to be postponed and moved to 2022. Today some good news reaches the metal world from Wacken. On September 16, 17 and 18, Bullhead City will premier. The three single days festival is… Continue Reading →
Therion, this name stands for symphonic metal since 1988. Initially devoted to death metal, Christofer Johnsson quickly developed a liking for epic metal, orchestrated with more bombast and drama. In 1996, at the heyday of grunge, Therion released ‘Theli’, a milestone album, and many years later the band is still at the top of the… Continue Reading →
Nightwish-protagonist Marko Hietala is a restless mind when it comes to Rock and Metal. Not only that there are quite some activities ongoing with the mothership, it’s also guest appearances and Tarot, his own band, that filled-/ fills Hietala’s agenda. What was missing up till now is a solo album of the well-known Finnish musician,… Continue Reading →
The Dark Element is one of these Frontiers Music – initiated bands that brings together singer and guitarist. In this case it’s Anette Olzon (former Nightwish) and Finnish guitarist Jani Liimatainen that combined forces, resulting in a debut that hit the shelves in 2017. A continuation is now available. The sophomore album ‘Songs the Night… Continue Reading →
(9/10) I don’t think that I need to introduce Tarja to you. The former Nightwish singer, celebrating big success with the Finnish metallers, is well-known. After having parted way with Nightwish, Tarja started to put a focus on her solo career, being at least as successful as the days with the Finnish Symphonic Metal masters…. Continue Reading →