Nightwish Shares a New Single and Video for “Perfume Of The Timeless” – Pre-Order New Album “Yesterwynde” Now

Nightwish recently announced their new album, Yesterwynde. The Symphonic metal legend’s new album will see the light of the day on 20th September 2024, marking the band’s tenth studio album, following on from the release of Human. :II: Nature. in 2020 via Nuclear Blast Records. Pre-orders are live now at the links below. The band just shared a new Single and video for “Perfume Of The Timeless”-which you can watch now! Continue reading

Nightwish Re-Signs with Nuclear Blast Records

Once, I Had A Dream – And This Is It…

It’s safe to say that this collaboration is one of the most magical and enchanting in modern metal history: 2024 marks the 20th anniversary of the partnership between Finland’s symphonic metal legends and Nuclear Blast today, the international metal label is proud to announce that Nightwish said “I Do” again and renewed their contract with a worldwide multi-album deal.
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Warner Music Group Intends to Buy French Digital Music Company Believe SA, Owner of Nuclear Blast Records and Tunecore

One of the largest record labels in the world, Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced it intends to purchase Believe SA, a French digital music company. Among the many companies Believe owns includes a controlling stake in Nuclear Blast Records (acquired in 2018) and its offshoot Blood Blast Distribution, as well as Tunecore a Brooklyn, New York–based digital music distribution, publishing and licensing service founded in 2006. Tunecore distributes music through online retailers such as iTunes, Deezer, Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Google Play, Tidal, Beatport. According to the press release you can read below, Warner “would provide Believe with strategic support and financial stability to help the development and growth of the Company, including by accelerating its expansion into new geographies.” Nuclear Blast founded in 1987 in Germany, is home to some of the greatest bands in Metal such as, Slayer, Anthrax, Testament, C.O.C., Nightwish, Sepultura, Sabaton, In Flames, Lamb of God (Europe), and countless others. In addition to their legendary main brand known for Rock, Pop, Country, and Dance music, WMG owns a ton of sub labels boasting some of the biggest names in Hard Rock, Metal and Punk like 10K Projects, 300 Entertainment (Highly Suspect, Waterparks), Asylum, Atlantic (Shinedown, Halestorm) Big Beat, Elektra Entertainment (formerly: Metallica, Slipknot & Paramore – current: twenty one pilots, Brandi Carlile, Sturgill Simpson) Erato, First Night, Fueled By Ramen (Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Eat World, A Day To Remember), Nonesuch, Parlophone (Iron Maiden), Reprise (Lamb of God in the USA, Deftones, Disturbed, Crosses), Rhino (boxed sets, vinyl and CD reissues, and countless legacy releases), Roadrunner (Gojira, Turnstile, Motionless In White, Trivium, newly signed Deafheaven, Coheed and Cambria, Stone Sour), Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville. WMG’s music publishing arm, Warner Chappell Music, as well as artist management and services divisions. If the sale goes through, it remains to be seen what shape the deal would have and what impact is might have for Nuclear Blast and Tunecore. Stay tuned for more news on this story.Continue reading

Crownshift (Nightwish, Children Of Bodom) Drop Single and Video for “A World Beyond Reach” and Reveal Album Details

Earlier this year, Finnish metal supergroup, Crownshift, shared their very first single, “If You Dare.” Now the band have announced their self-titled album (on which the track will appear) is due out on May 10th, 2024 via Nuclear Blast Records. Conjoined with this update, they have just unveiled another single, “A World Beyond Reach,” complete with a music video. Head into the article below for the new track and more.
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Nightwish Shares a New Live Performance Video “Tribal” From Their Recent “’Human.:II:Nature.” Tour

Symphonic Metal legends Nightwish have released an official live performance video for the song “Tribal”, filmed during the band’s tour in support of the Human.:II: Nature—album, which came out in 2020. The follow up to that album will release in 2024. The new video was directed by Ville Lipiäinen, recorded and mixed by Kimmo Ahola of AMS Oy Ltd and mastered by Mika Jussila at Finnvox Studios.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Bjørkø – Heartrot

Tomi Koivusaari is known for being one of the founding members of the masterful metal act, Amorphis. He has been a champion in one of Finland’s most acclaimed bands for over thirty years and he is now getting ready to release an album from his debut solo project: Bjørkø.Continue reading

Crownshift (Nightwish, Children Of Bodom) Announce Debut Album, Signing to Nuclear Blast

Comprising of members coming from Nightwish, Children Of Bodom, Wintersun, and Finntroll, new Finnish metal band, Crownshift have just signed to Nuclear Blast Records. They have also recently joined the roster of Till Dawn They Count Ltd management (Nightwish, Beast In Black, Sonata Arctica). This comes in sync with the announcement that their debut album is coming, it’s first single and music video due to land January 17th. Keep reading for more.

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FESTIVAL RECAP: Nightwish and In Flames Kick-Off Release Athens Festival Series

Festival season in Athens, Greece has begun with Nightwish and In Flames debuting at Release Athens Festival on June 7th, in Water Square. The headcount featured over 12,000 fans singing along and crowd-surfing throughout the night.

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New Music Friday 3-24-23 Albums Preview

Check out our list of New Rock and Metal albums coming out this week. What are you looking forward to spinning?Continue reading