Tag Archives: Tuomas Holopainen

Nightwish signs North American deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment

Posted by on August 4, 2014

Nightwish has spent a decade split between two labels, with every album since 2004’s Once being handled by Roadrunner in the US and by Nuclear Blast in Europe. That will no longer be the case as of today, as Nightwish has announced that they are signing with Nuclear Blast Entertainment in North America, which reunites them […]

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Nightwish release first trailer to new album coming in 2015

Posted by on July 9, 2014

Finnish symphonic metal giants Nightwish have released the first trailer to their currently untitled upcoming album . Scheduled to be released “before summer 2015,” this album is to be their 8th studio effort, and first to feature new vocalist Floor Jansen (ReVamp). The video doesn’t show anything into what the album will sound like, but […]

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Kari Rueslåtten’s Top 5: Favorite Non-Traditional Metal Releases made by metal musicians

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Most know Kari Rueslåtten as the founding frontwoman of  Norwegian metal band  The 3rd and the Mortal as well as her catalog of solo work. However, since the beginning of Kari’s solo career in 1997, she has released 5 albums as a singer/songwriter. And her first album in eight years, Time Will Tell (out now via […]

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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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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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