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Nightwish music in NHL Minnesota Wild teaser

Goosebump stuff for ice-hockey and Nightwish fans! The Minnesota Wild used our music to make an amazing teaser!!! Go check it out on:

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This week is a NIGHTWISH superweek on Radio Rock (in Finland)

This week is a NIGHTWISH superweek on Radio Rock, in Finland.
Vote for the best Nightwish song and you may win tickets to the Joensuu or Tampere show.

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The pre-sales of the NIGHTWISH stadium shows in Finland have started today!!!

The pre-sales of the NIGHTWISH stadium shows in Finland have started today!!!
Get yours from the links to the ticket offices here:

Laulurinne, Joensuu 6.6.2015:


Lisätietoa/for more information:


Ratinan Stadion, Tampere 31.7.2015:


Lisätietoa/for more information:

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Seventh album trailer released!

Get ready for the release of our seventh album trailer. In this episode we recap the summer and recording main parts of the new album at our summer camp. Check it out here:

Commented keyboard player and main songwriter Tuomas Holopainen: “We are actually ahead of our schedule. Incredibly, Floor has sung about two songs a day. Marco cut the final bass parts in 1.5 days and Emppudid the rhythm guitars in a week. I think it was because everything was so well-rehearsed this time. We’ve tried to work more like a band.”

Added vocalist Floor Jansen: “Tuomas challenged me, using everything I have to offer. High, low, soft, whatever, but definitely lower stuff and very soft and intimate things. Something that more by coincidence was something that I kind of missed doing. Something I haven’t explored much and Tuomas wrote parts where I have to use this completely, where I have to go into it entirely. I’m very happy with what came out there.”

More recent news:
We revealed the famed evolutionary biologist and atheist writer/leader Richard Dawkins as a guest on our eighth studio album.

And we announced our North American tour for April and May 2015 together with Sabaton and Delain! Check out all confirmed dates here:

09.04 USA New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
10.04. USA Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
11.04. USA Worcester, MA - Palladium
13.04. CND Quebec City, QC - Capitole Theatre
14.04. CND Toronto - Phoenix Concert Theatre
16.04. USA Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
17.04. USA Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
18.04. USA Chicago, IL - Concorde Music Hall
19.04. USA Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom
21.04. USA Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
22.04. USA Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
24.04. USA Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
25.04. CND Vancouver, BC - Orpheum Theatre
26.04. USA Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
18.04. USA San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre
30.04. USA Las Vegas, NV - House Of Blues
01.05. USA Los Angeles, CA - Greek theatre
02.05. USA Phoenix, AZ - Marquee Theatre
03.05. USA El Paso, TX - Tricky Falls
05.05. USA Dallas, TX - Bomb Factory
06.05. USA Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
08.05. USA Orlando, FL - House Of Blues
09.05. USA Fort Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
11.05. USA Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Work
12.05. USA Louisville, KY - Expo Five
13.05. USA Charlotte, NC - Filmore
14.05. USA Silver Springs, MD - Filmore

More shows 2015.

06.06. FIN Joensuu - Laulurinne
08.06. FIN Turku - Baltic Princess
09.06. FIN Turku - Baltic Princess
19.06. CH Zurich - Rock The Ring Festival
12.07. CZ Vizovice - Masters of Rock
23.25.07. ESP Barcelona - Rock Fest BCN 2015
31.07. FIN Tampere - Ratinan Stadion
08.-09.08 F Hildesheim - M’era Luna
29.08. NOR Trondheim - Sverresborg Arena



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New T-shirt available! And news about the name of the album...

Get ready for spring 2015!
Get ready for Nightwish' new album with this special shirt!!! A perfect outfit for Yuletide when we will announce the name of the album...

Direct links:
Men's T-shirt:

You can find shirts also from Nuclear Blast:

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Shows in Finland announced!

We will do two massive shows in Nightwish's home country Finland! Cities we'll hit: Joensuu and Tampere!

The pre-sales to these shows will start on the the 14th of November 2014.

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Nightwish on Spotify!

It has been three years since the release of the IMAGINAERUM album! To celebrate this the complete discography of NIGHTWISH is now available on Spotify, check it out and enjoy !

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Spanish speaking section on official Nightwish Forum just opened!

Great news for all of you who speak Spanish!!!

The Spanish speaking section on our official Nightwish Forum just opened. Wanna discuss Nightwish in spanish? Check it out here:

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Nightwish music in campagne video Amnesty International

Marco's words about this special video:

This world is great. The injustice of political and religious regimes is the greatest shame we human beings have imposed on it and ourselves. After that has been said, me and my mate Tuomas Holopainen are simply grateful that my voice and his song were requested to be used and heard in this context.

Thank you Amnesty International
Marco Hietala.

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Release 'Last Ride Of The Day' (special clip)

It's time for our special clip for the song 'Last Ride Of The Day ', with impressions of the»Imaginaerum« world-tour. To bring back great memories from that tour and to get the mood set for 2015 with a new album and more tours!

Click here:


For more memories and studio updates:


Special Clip #1: 'Planet Hell':            

Special Clip #2: 'Last Of The Wilds':  

Special Clip #3: 'Storytime':               

Special Clip #4: 'Arabesque':              


Trailer #1 - The Cabin:                        

Trailer #2 - By The Lake:                     

Trailer #3 - Inside His Head:               

Trailer #4 - The beginning of the Nightwish summer camp:

Trailer #5 - More campers:                

Trailer #6 - New Hometown:              


You can order the most current NIGHTWISH release, »Showtime, Storytime«, at this destination:

or from the official Nightwish Shop at:       
or via iTunes (live album incl. digital booklet):



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