NIGHTWISH - Imaginaerum Online Game Episode Four Available
31.12.2011 | Source: bravewords.com
Finnish metallers NIGHTWISH have released the fourth episode of their Imaginaerum online game. Check it out at this location.
Chart positions have surfaced for the Imaginaerum studio album, which recently entered the charts of Nightwish' home country Finland at #1.
Imaginaerum chart positions:
Ireland Indie: #15
Holland: #24 (Holland Indie: #12)
Belgium Flanders: #44
Belgium Wallonia: #64
UK: #69 (UK Rock: #3; UK Indie: #7)
Imaginaerum is the band's first album since 2007's Dark Passion Play, which was then-new singer Anette Olzon's debut. The tracklisting for Imaginaerum is as follows (note that track 12 is broken down into four parts):
'Slow, Love, Slow'
'I Want My Tears Back'
'Turn Loose The Mermaids'
'The Crow, The Owl And The Dove'
'Last Ride Of The Day'
'Song Of Myself'
Song 1: 'From A Dusty Bookshelf'
Song 2: 'All That Great Heart Lying Still'
Song 3: 'Piano Black'
Song 4: 'Love'
Imaginaerum sees a North American release on January 10th. Check out BraveWords.com's review of Imaginaerum at this location.
Nightwish, who issued Imaginaerum in Europe on December 2nd, have renovated and revamped their official website to coincide with the release. Go to Nightwish.com to check it out.
Nightwish recently issued the following update: "Last pieces of the exclusive Imaginaerum allover t-shirts are now for sale at the Nightwish shop. This shirt is exclusive to the Nightwish shop and only a very limited stock is left, so act fast! There will NOT be a re-print for this item!"
Go to this location to order.
Oceansouls Of America, a US-based fan-site for Nightwish, has posted the following teaser, neither confirming, nor denying the validity of California Nightwish date in January. While the Finnish act will be in Los Angeles to kick off their world tour with a date at the Gibson Ampitheater, in Universal City (part of the Dinsey complex) on January 21st, the concert in question is shrouded in mystery. Apparently, on October 24th, the Finnish language newspaper Karjalainen quoted the band's management, offering details of a "secret Nightwish gig scheduled somewhere in California in mid-January."
They also hinted to look for a band named RUBBER BAND OF WOLVES playing in the Los Angeles area at the same time. The flyer on the Key Club's website utilizes a dark, pixelated image of the Wishmaster cover art. Check it out below:
SWALLOW THE SUN Confirmed For Metalfest 2012
31.12.2011 | Source: bravewords.com
SWALLOW THE SUN and SKULL FIST are the latest acts confirmed for Metalfest 2012, the event that will hit the following countries next May and June: Austria, Germany, Poland, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic.
Confirmed to play Metalfest 2012:
HYPOCRISY - exclusive festival shows 2012
KREATOR - exclusive festival shows 2012
LAKE OF TEARS
LEGION OF THE DAMNED
SWALLOW THE SUN
- Blind Guardian will not play at Metalfest Dessau/Germany
- Saltatio Mortis will only play Metalfest Dessau, Loreley and Austria
- In Extremo will not play at Metalfest Switzerland
- W.A.S.P. will not play at Metalfest Loreley/Germany
Get the early-bird fan-package now for the price of only 54,00 Euros + advance sale fee. The package includes ticket, t-shirt and a NoiseArt CD of your choice
More ticket info at Hardticket.eu.
Metalfest 2012 dates:
May 31 - June 2: Mining - Metalfest Austria
May 31 - June 2: Dessau - Metalfest Germany/East
June 1-3: Jaworzno - Metalfest Poland
June 3-5: Zadar - Metalfest Croatia
June 5-6: Milan - Metalfest Italy
June 7-9: Loreley - Metalfest Germany/West
June 7-10: Pratteln - Metalfest Switzerland
June 8-10: Plzen - Metalfest Czech Republic
For more details visit Facebook.
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