Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will embark on a North American headlining tour in September with support from Kamelot.
The band commented: "Prepare your voices for screaming and your heads for dreaming! We are bringing Imaginaerum over to North America! This will be the one and only North American leg during the Imaginaerum World Tour, so make sure you'll be there!"
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have released the trailer for the "Making of Imaginaerum" documentary, only available on the tour edition of Imaginaerum, which hits stores on April 13th via Nuclear Blast.
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have announced the release of a Tour Edition of the band's new album Imaginaerum on April 13th. This special edition will contain two CDs and one DVD in a slipcase digibook. Additionally, there will be a 2LP release of the orchestral version on black or crystal vinyl in a gatefold. This orchestral version is new and not the instrumental mix found on the initial Imaginaerum 2CD releases.
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have launched a video contest, where they await self-made and original music videos from the fans for "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove" single, which will be released on March 2nd. The contest ends on April 10th. The aim is to make a video and then upload it to YouTube. The winners will be chosen by the band, label and management, also considering the number of views and "likes".
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish's new album Imaginaerum has earned them an EMMA Award for best selling album of the year in Finland.
The band had this to say about it: "Yesterday we received an EMMA award for the most selling album in Finland 2011. What makes this extra special is the fact that it did so in just four weeks! Again, we can nothing but bow before the loyalty and enthusiasm of our fantastic fans! Thank you!"
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will release the second single "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove" off the album Imaginaerum, on February 29th via Nuclear Blast Records. You can pre-order it at this location. Along with the title track, the single will include a previously unreleased song called "The Heart Asks Pleasure First". The cut will be available in two different versions, including an instrumental one. "The Crow, The Owl And The Dove" is featured in three versions: the radio-edit, album version and an instrumental.
Amazon uploaded audio samples for each song from Imaginaerum, the new upcoming album from the Finnish symphonic metal act Nightwish. The samples were uploaded to the band's Soundcloud website and you can now listen to them here.
Nightwish posted the following on their official website: "Here are the official tasters from Imaginaerum! Even Amazon was so enthusiastic about the album, that they had to share these samples without asking us... If you want to experience the true impact of the album, we recommend that you do something else and not listen to these. With lots of respect!"
Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have just released another teaser for the band's highly anticipated new album Imaginaerum, which is going to be released on November 30th in Finland and on December 2nd in Europe. You can watch the listening session teaser below. More album details were previously reported here.
With the upcoming album Imaginaerum in the making, Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish will embark on a European tour in support of the album in next year. The tour takes off in Göteborg/Gothenburg, Sweden on April 10th.
The new Nightwish single, called Storytime, will be released on Friday, the 11th of November. Presale will start soon.
The band's new album Imaginaerum will be released in late 2012 through Nuclear Blast Records in Europe and through Roadrunner Records in North America. The complete album tracklist with teasers of each song and the precise album release date will follow in a week. Stay tuned!
According to a posting on the official Nightwish website, the band has changed the title of the upcoming album and movie from Imaginarium to Imaginaerum "in order to avoid mix-ups with various things named Imaginarium."
Nightwish recently inked a new European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new album will be released somewhere in December. The US version of the CD will be made available through Roadrunner Records.
Imaginaerum - the movie will be shot in September on a secret location. If all goes well, the film will arrive at some point in 2012.