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Nightwish Reveals 2020 European Tour Dates and More

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We are big fans of the Finnish sensation known as Nightwish here at the Metal Media Command HQ and I’ve just learned that a whole crop of South American and European dates were unveiled. The band has been in the press lately with news about their upcoming video release “Decades Live In Buenos Aires” and with a video clip reveal in “Devil and The Deep Dark Ocean” (reports which you can examine by clicking the highlighted text). Once you’re done you can take a look at those dates.

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The Statement:
We are happy to announce the first shows of the European leg of Nightwish’s World Tour 2020.
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Nuclear Blast Presents: “Devil And The Deep Dark Ocean” Live by Nightwish

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I guess it was just about a month ago when we helped to share the news about the upcoming Nightwish live concert video and album entitled “Decades Live In Buenos Aires” and now we have a clip from the concert to share with you for the song “Devil and The Deep Dark Ocean”. The song hails from the bands second album “Oceanborn” which was released in 1999. If you want to learn more about the upcoming release just click HERE for the lowdown and all of the different formats that you can get it in. Now it’s time to sit back and watch the video together.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Historically speaking I’ve been listening to Nightwish since that second album and I even caught their first-ever NYC show when the band played the famous L’Amour club. My tenure as a fan has been so long that there wasn’t even a PiercingMetal yet for those who needed a reference point. Watching this video made me mentally relive the exciting concert that I witnessed last year at the Playstation Theater. It was the second time that Nightwish had played their and now with this venue closing its doors in December it can never happen again. Seeing them perform for an excited crowd in Buenos Aires is amazing because the overall sound of Nightwish is BIG and quite powerful. Everyone sounds amazing in the clip and it just made me more excited about owning a copy of this release when it hits the streets in December. Having seen some posts about European tours for the band one can only imagine that a US run will be announced in due time and when that happens my friends you should not waste any time in getting a ticket.

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Nightwish Announces “Decades Live In Buenos Aires” on Multiple Formats

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The Press Release:
It’s Sunday, September 30th 2018. In a couple of hours’ time, symphonic metal trailblazers NIGHTWISH will unleash their unique “Decades” show on the huge stage of the Estadio Malvinas in Buenos Aires. And once again, they will be setting aflame the hearts of thousands of dedicated fans. Released back in 2018, Decades was so much more than a run-of-the-mill best-of. This comprehensive chronology of the band’s first two decades not only marked the band’s 20th anniversary; it was also the end of yet another era in the stellar career of Finland’s internationally most successful group. The consequent tour, too, was so much more than a regular anniversary run; from March 9th to December 15th 2018, the seventh NIGHTWISH world tour enthralled 82 cities across Europe, North America and South America – armed with a once-in-a-lifetime setlist.

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Enter the stage Decades: Live In Buenos Aires! The divine new live release from Finland’s finest was captured by 19 cameras on that extraordinary night in Argentina. NIGHTWISH came out to the rousing “End Of All Hope” and took their bow to the unmatched epic “Ghost Love Score”. In between saw a set filled with pure trailblazing Finnish glory – incorporating distinguished tracks “Wish I had an Angel”, “Sacrament of Wilderness”, “Elvenpath”, “Devil & the Deep Dark Ocean”, “Dead Boy’s Poem” and many more… The evening saw countless goose bumps and unforgettable scenes – the definition of an unforgettable night, now documented for all eternity.
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Nuclear Blast Records Unveils Nightwish “Decades” Trailer #4

Today is a great day to be a Heavy Metal fan my friends because not only has the mighty Judas Priest released their 18th album with “Firepower”, but the ever-inspiring Nightwish has delivered their greatest songs compilation “Decades” AND offered up a fourth Behind The Scenes trailer about it. As I’ve shared the previous three, it was a guarantee that I would continue the process so let’s look at the next chapter about this album and how it came to be.

About The Clip: Bandleader Tuomas Holopainen talks about ‘DECADES’ a collection of essential Nightwish tracks. With clip number four we learn “How The Idea Of DECADES Was Born”.
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Nuclear Blast Records Unveils Nightwish “Decades” Trailer #3

The excitement continues to build for the brand new Nightwish album “Decades” and its subsequent tour and with this being the case, the folks at Nuclear Blast Records are continuing to deliver a series of “Behind The Scenes” clips. So far we’ve seen “Origins” and “The Evolution Of Nightwish” – Now it’s time for the third installment in this series that discusses “Song Choices”. Take a look.

About The Clip: Bandleader Tuomas Holopainen talks about ‘DECADES’ a collection of essential Nightwish tracks.
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