Most of you will know Marco Hietala from his work in Nightwish, or even Tarot. His voice is one of the more recognizable voices in metal. With his extensive repertoire, he has quite a lot of experience to put into a record. Now I would not label Pyre of the Black Heart as a metal […]
The festival season has started and all over the world metalheads are looking for a nice way to spend their hard earned cash. That brings us to Wacken, where the world’s largest metal festival will take place for the 29th time. The whole town of Wacken transforms into the Holy Land for metalheads from all […]
Auri started in 2010 as a project formed by Nightwish’ mastermind Tuomas Holopainen, his wife Johanna Kurkela and Nightwish member Troy Donockley. Now in 2018 they released their long awaited first album. It’s very clear that the album is nothing like any Nightwish album and has more similarities with Music Inspired By The Life And […]
19/11/15 – Since Floor Jansen joined Nightwish three years ago, they never played a show in The Netherlands. So with their latest successful album Endless Forms Most Beautiful out, Nightwish embarked on an European tour and made a stop in the Netherlands. Not for one show, but two since the first one sold out pretty […]
‘ On Thursday, february 12th 2015, Nightwish was visiting Amsterdam to promote their upcoming album ‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful’. Metal-exposure paid them a visit in the hotel they were staying to have a chat with Marco(see below) and of course to listen to Endless Forms Most Beautiful. Read it all
The holiday season: celebrations, family and friends and those same old Christmas tunes on the radio. Mariah Carey, Band Aid, Wham.. need we say more? The Dutch project Countermove offers you an alternative. Many artists of the Dutch metal scene: musicians of Epica, Nightwish/ReVamp, Delain, Within Temptation, Stream of Passion, Xandria, Textures and many more, […]
30-06-2013 – On Tuska Open Air (Helsinki) we met up with Floor Jansen before her show with Nightwish. We talked about her involvement with this band and the new album of ReVamp, Wild Card. Read the interview here! (In Dutch and English).