The band's yet-to-be-titled eighth studio album will be the first that will feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER), who has toured with NIGHTWISH since October 2012.
Since the the band's 2004 album, "Once,", was released, NIGHTWISH has been signed to Nuclear Blast for the European territory.
FANS of Rock Solid faves Nightwish may already be aware of Norwegian symphonic metallers Tristania but this month's Ashes album looks set to open a new market for the band boasting three vocalists and a brilliant array of tunes.
The band's first album for SPV is out on January 24 and a UK support slot with the aforementioned Nightwish has been confirmed for next month.
TRIBUTE [live music] May 12, 10pm Filip Koutev Hall 2 Ivan Vazov Str
In the lucky year 2008 they found Joel Attila as a producer introduced by the legendary German promoter Silke "Mutti" Yli-Sirnio (HIM, Nightwish
, Lordi, Children Of Bodom, etc.
created the perfect blend of metal and classical music to produce the outstanding rock record of 2004.
Take End of Innocence (Universal) from Finnish band Nightwish
does this trick with aplomb on songs such as "Amaranth," "Storytime" and "Bye Bye Beautiful.
Just like Nightwish
, Symphony X and the numerous other symphonic power metal bands to break away from the machismo-centered metal of the '80s, Kamelot offers a gentle take on heavy metal music that tries to make the genre more conventionally beautiful.
takes a sweeping, operatic approach to heavy metal, the requisite power chords and drum pounding accompanied by Tuomas Holopainen's keyboard, which brings a full, symphonic sound to the package, and Anette Olzon's gorgeous vocals.
But right now, I am still a metal head," Holopainen said of his current career choice writing music for and leading the band Nightwish