Recently, Finnish sextet Nightwish announced their ninth record HUMAN. :II: NATURE., that will be released on 10th April 2020 and will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2. Today, they release a lyric video for their second single 'Harvest', that you can see below:... Continue Reading →
As the saying goes, not all that glitters is gold. But then again, not all that is gold necessarily glitters. It was this idea that struck Finnish singer Tarja Turunen as she began work on her seventh solo album, "In the Raw." The album is available for pre-order here. Read on for album details, tracklisting... Continue Reading →
Symphonic metallers, Delain recently released a live album + BluRay "Hunter’s Moon" on Napalm Records. Now you can watch the stunning live performance of “Nothing Left” featuring Nightwish’s Marco Hietala and get a taste of what to expect on "Hunter’s Moon."
Tarja has revealed the first song from her brand new live-art-album and video "Act II." The bombastic live version of "Love to Hate" was recorded at renowned Metropolis Studios in London, UK, and showcases Tarja's impressive vocal range and talent for compositions. In London, Tarja and her band performed an intimate, yet rocking version of... Continue Reading →
This Christmas expect the unexpected ... This is the tag line of former-Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen’s dark Christmas album, “From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas),” an album we called one of “Tarja’s best performances.” Tarja has now debuted her second video of the album, “O Tannenbaum,” which can be see below. The album... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki I was a fan of the Tarja Turunen-fronted Nightwish but hadn’t followed her since her 2005 departure from the groundbreaking symphonic Finnish band. Her classically trained, operatic voice paved the way for the subgenre. I finally took notice of her solo careeer with her 2016 heavy rock album, "The Shadow Self."... Continue Reading →
As previously reported, former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album, "From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas)", on November 17. As a first taste of the album, Tarja has released a unique video for the haunting opening track, “O Come,... Continue Reading →
Tarja is bringing the festive season early with the release of her brand new Christmas album “From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas)” on November 17. The album includes 11 Christmas classics and brings them to a never-before-seen level, uniquely blending Tarja's classically-trained voice with darker gothic influences. Utilizing the sound of a... Continue Reading →