Articles with Nightwish

NIGHTWISH – Start Pre-Order And Reveal Tracklist For Decades!

Tuomas Holopainen‘s 3-track demo earned him his first record deal with his freshly founded band NIGHTWISH back in 1996. 20 years later – with over 2,000 shows played and more than 8 million records sold – NIGHTWISH are the biggest European symphonic metal band. Reason enough for Nuclear Blast to celebrate this huge anniversary by… Read more »

NIGHTWISH – Vehicle of Spirit

After a year-and-a-half of non-stop touring Nightwish has released Vehicle of Spirit; a multimedia boxset capturing the final show of the Endless Forms Most Beautiful tour at Wembley Arena and Tampere Stadium. Both shows capture the bombast, emotion, ambiance, band comradery and popularity of Nightwish on the grand stage.  Floor Jansen, the third woman to… Read more »

NIGHTWISH – Release Second Trailer For Vehicle Of Spirit

Prepare for your special ride inside the Vehicle Of Spirit! After touring for a year and a half throughout every corner of the world, NIGHTWISH’s time has come to immortalize the Endless Forms Most Beautiful World Tour 2015 – 2016 on DVD. The release date for this monumental trip through the discography of the symphonic… Read more »

NIGHTWISH Live! – Anaheim, CA

With only a few months to go before the Summer Tour season kicks off, The Grove of Anaheim seemingly put that vibe out this past Saturday, March 12th with Delain, Sonata Arctica and Finnish headliners Nightwish. The stage was set for a night of Symphony and Heavy Metal, no better pairing since Cabernet and chocolate. Dutch… Read more »

Photos – NIGHTWISH Live! – Anaheim, CA

Photos – NIGHTWISH Live! – Anaheim, CA 3/12/16 CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


Finnish melodic metal heroes SONATA ARCTICA have announced their highly-anticipated 26-date North American tour for 2016 with headliners NIGHTWISH! The trek launches in Sayreville, New Jersey on February 19th, hitting six Canadian cities plus Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Orleans, then closing out in Tampa, Florida on March 23rd.  Opening for the tour will be Dutch… Read more »

Nightwish Announce 2016 North American Tour

Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH are pleased to announce their 26-date headlining tour of North America for 2016, launching in Sayreville, New Jersey on February 19th, hitting six Canadian cities plus Pittsburgh, Anaheim, and New Orleans, then closing out in Tampa, Florida on March 23rd.  Opening for the tour will be Dutch symphonic metallers DELAIN…. Read more »

Nightwish Hit Billboard U.S. Top 100 Chart

Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH sold 18,342 copies of Endless Forms Most Beautiful in its first week of sales in the United States. The record hit #34 on Billboard U.S. Top 200, making it the third time that NIGHTWISH made the coveted chart. Their last full-length release in 2011 Imaginaerum, sold just under 12,600 copies… Read more »

Nightwish: New Track “Shudder Before The Beautiful” Now Available For Streaming

“Shudder Before The Beautiful,” the opening track off the upcoming eighth studio album by Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH, is available for streaming in its entirety on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel: Evolutionary biologist, writer, and atheist Richard Dawkins narrates the introduction to the album’s opener. Endless Forms Most Beautiful will be released in North… Read more »

Nightwish Launch “ELÁN” Cover Contest

Finland-based symphonic metal storytellers NIGHTWISH have announced a worldwide video contest to showcase the talents of their own fans. Sign language speakers/interpreters, jazz flutists, cellists, ukulele & theremin players, expert whistlers, vocalists, guitarists, bassists, drummers, and keyboard players alike: You are all invited to create a video for your very own cover version of the NIGHTWISH… Read more »