Tag Archives: Anette Olzon

Anette Olzon on The Dark Element’s new album ‘Songs the Night Sings’

Posted by on November 29, 2019

The Dark Element, symphonic power metal outfit featuring Insomnium/former Sonata Arctica guitarist Jani Liimatainen and former Nightwish singer Anette Olzon, have released their sophomore album, Songs the Night Sings, on November 8th via Frontiers Music SRL (order here). We recently caught up with Olzon to discuss their latest effort, life after Nightwish, and more.   Forgive […]

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The Dark Element (ex-Nightwish, Insomnium) to release new album in November

Posted by on July 17, 2019

The Dark Element, the symphonic metal project featuring ex-Nightwish singer Anette Olzon and ex-Sonata Arctica/Insomnium guitarist Jani Liimatainen have announced their sophomore album Songs The Night Sings will be released on November 8th via Frontiers Music srl. This marks the group’s follow-up to 2017’s self titled full length debut as the record was mixed by […]

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Former Nightwish vocalist mugged, attacker in custody

Posted by on February 22, 2016

Some sad news in the metal community today, as it’s been reported that former Nightwish vocalist Anette Ozlon was mugged. She posted to her Instagram account, stating she had been attacked by a female junkie. Olzon  was attacked in Sweden on her way home after leaving her car. She hit her head and was taken […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Dark Passion Play’ by Nightwish turns seven years old

Posted by on September 26, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day. This is Nightwish’s first album without Tarja. I’ve said this before, and I know I have quite the hated opinion when it comes to this, but I’ve always preferred Anette to Tarja. Tarja has a beautiful […]

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New & Noteworthy, April 8th: Riders of the Damned

Posted by on April 8, 2014

There’s not a lot of selection on this week’s list, but the low quantity is made up for by very high quality. Topping the list is a new album from the guitarist that defines an entire generation of metalheads. Check it all out below!   Black Label Society, Catacombs of the Black Vatican (eOne)   […]

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Bloodbath Have Been Dropping Hints About New Vocalist

Posted by on February 21, 2014

Not much has been heard out of Bloodbath the group would soon have new music out. While that’s all well and good, the group has yet to reveal who the replacement vocalist is following Mikael Åkerfeldt’s departure. To get fans hyped up and tease the shit out of them, Bloodbath have posted the following to their […]

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Nightwish say Floor Jansen was asked to join them in June

Posted by on October 16, 2013

In an interview with Radio Metal, Nightwish divulged that even though they only just officially announced Floor Jansen as a permanent member in the band, they’ve had her in mind for quite some time. While Nightwish had already said they were contemplating lineup changes, there was no confirmation that Jansen was who they were deciding […]

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Nightwish announce official lineup change

Posted by on October 9, 2013

Finnish metal band Nightwish have been contemplating changes that  originally weren’t going to made until 2014. But according to a statement made on their Facebook page they have felt no need to wait any longer to make the decision, announcing the addition of Floor Jansen and Troy Donockley to their permanent lineup today: Ms. Floor Jansen is a […]

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Tuomas Holopainen Says Nightwish Won’t Decide On New Singer Before 2014

Posted by on November 14, 2012

Fans were slightly surprised when Nightwish announced singer Anette Olzon’s departure mid-way through tour. However, it came as an even bigger shock to learn that singer Floor Jansen (formerly of After Forever) had been planning to join the group on tour for some time now. This made many believe that Jansen’s chances at becoming Nightwish’s […]

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Floor Jansen Was Prepping To Join Nightwish On Tour Prior To Split With Anette Olzon

Posted by on October 5, 2012

Here comes more fuel for the fire behind Anette Olzon’s departure from Nightwish. According to touring singer Floor Jansen (formerly of After Forever), the group was already planning to have her to take over for Olzen on tour from November through January. During an interview with Dutch radio station 3FM earlier this week, Jansen shared […]

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