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NIGHTWISH: 'Dark Passion Play' Certified Gold In Germany

NIGHTWISH's latest album, "Dark Passsion Play", has been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The award presentation took place on December 29, 2007 at the On A Dark Winter's Night Festival in Oberhausen, Germany, where NIGHTWISH played in front of 6,000 fans.

"Dark Passion Play" has been certified triple platinum in the band's home country of Finland, platinum in Switzerland, and gold in Sweden, Austria and Poland.

NIGHTWISH's new Finland-only single, "Erämaan Viimeinen" (Last of the Wilds), entered the Finnish chart at position No. 1. "Erämaan Viimeinen" is the instrumental "Last of the Wilds" off "Dark Passion Play", but with Finnish lyrics, courtesy of Jonsu from the all-girl pop/rock band INDICA, who supported NIGHTWISH in Scandinavia.

NIGHTWISH is planning to undetake a third U.S. tour in support of its new album, "Dark Passion Play", beginning at the end of August 2008 and running through the end of September.

"Dark Passion Play" has shifted more than 35,000 units in the United States since its October 2, 2007 release.

Source: Blabbermouth.net

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