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"Showtime, Storytime" trailer #3 available
Only three weeks left, until the release of the NIGHTWISH live / tour documentary DVD »Showtime, Storytime« - out on November 29th.

Ville Lipiäinen, who produced both DVDs, created a brand new trailer, featuring the 2-hours documentary part »Please learn the setlist in 48 hours« of this incredible release.

Watch the new trailer here:

Also do not miss the previous ones:
Trailer #1:
Trailer #2:
‘Storytime’ (Live):

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Marco´s been busy!
Marco appears as ”The Rival” on the new album from Ayreon titled ”The Theory Of Everything”.
The man himself says: When Arjen (Lucassen) asked me if I was interested in doing a role on his latest Ayreon concept album, I immediately said yes. It´s great that someone still does independent prog, rock and metal albums of quality totally out of the mainstream. I have, and I´ve been listening to previous albums of Ayreon myself a lot!

Marco has also been a long time member of ”Raskasta Joulua” (Heavy Christmas) project in Finland. There´s plenty of other familiar faces from Finnish metal scene in the project also. They are starting their shows in Finland within two weeks. Here´s the link to their new video ”Tulkoon Joulu” (Let Christmas Come):
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New "Showtime, Storytime" trailer featuring Tuomas Holopainen online.
Only two weeks ago, NIGHTWISH announced to continue as a six-piece band, featuring their new singer Floor Jansen and Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals) as a full-time members.

During the promotion trip for the upcoming live / tour documentary DVD »Showtime, Storytime« (out on November 29th), Nuclear Blast Records filmed the following trailer, featuring Tuomas Holopainen talking about their new family members.

Watch it here:

Remember to also check:
Trailer #1:
‘Storytime’ (Live):

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New Nightwish shirts are here!
New Nightwish shirts are here!
Preordered shirts are shipped and on the way, so pay attention to your mailbox!

Check out all the new shirts at the official Nightwish Shop and buy your favorite - shipping worldwide!
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"Storytime" live-videoclip released
Today Nightwish release the first videoclip out of their upcoming release "Showtime, Storytime", which is out on Nuclear Blast on November, 29th.
Check out the live videoclip here:
Don’t miss the official release trailer here:
Both are directed by Ville Lipiäinen.
Preorder "Showtime, Storytime" from the official Nightwish-Shop at:
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Press release // October 9th 2013
Ms. Floor Jansen is a keeper.

Also, we will be a six-piece band from now on, as Mr. Troy Donockley (uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals) will become a full-time member of NIGHTWISH.

Originally we were going to wait until 2014 to make a decision about the future line-up of the band, but the past year has clearly shown us that Floor and Troy are perfect matching pieces to our puzzle, and we are really grateful of the bond that has grown between all of us. We love you guys.


Commented vocalist Floor Jansen: "Words cannot describe what I feel! This union is beyond everything and I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to continue this amazing journey with my new brothers! Once I had a dream…and this is it!!!"

Piper/whistleman, added vocalist Troy Donockley: "`Imaginaerum World Tour´was a revelation to me and in that time, I became aware of a growing unity and then, finally, a transcendence of all the usual nonsense that affects bands. A beautiful process. And since the idea, the musical dream that is NIGHTWISH has been a part of me since before I was born, I am delighted to officially sail into uncharted waters with my brothers and sister. Wondrous scenes Ahoy! "

The new line-up can be seen on the live / tour documentary DVD »Showtime, Storytime«, released on November 29th.

Watch a brand new trailer, directed by Ville Lipiäinen here:

Preorder »Showtime, Storytime« at:
the official Nightwish Shop at: (Shipping worldwide!)
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It's time for "A Vehicle Of Spirit" Competition!
Share your memory from the Imaginaerum World Tour 2012-2013 and win an awesome "Vehicle Of Spirit" memorabilia with a dedication and signatures from the band!

Check out the competition and take part now at
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Pre-order your copy of the "Showtime, Storytime"!
Nightwish "Showtime, Storytime" Live/Tour DVD/Blu-ray (live show at Wacken 2013, documentary film + much more)- pre-sales are now up at the NEW Nightwish Shop!

Place your pre-order now! =>

Shipping worldwide!

There are several versions available:
-Exclusive T-shirt and Ladyfit T-shirt bundles
-2DVD+2CD (Digibook)
-2Blu-ray+2CD (Digibook)
-2CD (Digipak)
Nuclear Blast's mailorder edition will also be available soon.

Additional info:
-Old Nightwish Shop's user accounts work at the new shop
-New shop works great on mobile devices too, try it out!
-There's a new bonus system available
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Details of new live DVD »Showtime, Storytime« revealed!
NIGHTWISH - details of new live DVD »Showtime, Storytime« revealed!

Finnish Symphonic Metal legends NIGHTWISH have revealed the cover artwork and more details of their upcoming new live DVD. »Showtime, Storytime« contains the entire NIGHTWISH headliner show, played at this years' legendary Wacken Open Air - the world's biggest heavy metal festival. The live show in the front of 85 000 screaming metalheads was directed by Ville Lipiäinen, filmed with seventeen cameras and has a total duration of 85 minutes.

The second disc consists of 120-minute tour documentary 'Please Learn The Setlist in 48 Hours', also directed by Ville Lipiäinen, with no short of drama or overall madness. Also, there is a 16-minute NIGHTWISH Table Hockey Tournament, filmed on tour. On top of this there are two music clips: 'I Want My Tears Back' (Live at Hartwall Arena) and 'Ghost Love Score' (Live in Buenos Aires).

The Wacken Open Air appearance was the first of the three final shows of the band's `Imaginaerum World Tour´ 2013, which saw the Finns, Anette Olzon, and the Dutch amazon Floor Jansen playing of 104 concerts in 34 different countries with total audience of over 1,5 million fans around the globe. Anette Olzon, however, will not be seen or heard on this dvd, due to her own request.

Mastermind and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen states: "Our darling flying Dutchwoman, Floor Jansen, has been nothing but incredible during her time in NIGHTWISH on this tour, so this is a perfect opportunity to immortalize the current vibe of the band on film!"

The setlist reads as follows (DVD1):
01. Dark Chest Of Wonders
02. Wish I Had An Angel
03. She Is My Sin
04. Ghost River
05. Ever Dream
06. Storytime
07. I Want My Tears Back
08. Nemo
09. Last Of The Wilds
10. Bless The Child
11. Romanticide
12. Amaranth
13. Ghost Love Score
14. Song Of Myself
15. Last Ride Of The Day
16. Outro (Imaginaerum)

»Showtime, Storytime« will be released on November 29th as a "Ltd. 2Blu-ray + 2CD DIGI", "Ltd. 2DVD + 2CD DIGI", "Ltd. 2CD DIGI", "2LP (coloured) in gatefold" and an exclusive "Nuclear Blast Mailorder Edition".

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Metal Hammer Awards 2013
Metal Hammer Awards party was held in Berlin Germany at friday 13.9.2013. Marco was at the premises and accepted the award for the "Best International Band" with his usual grace!

Respect to the Hammer, fans and mates!
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