NIGHTWISH To Tour Europe With AMORPHIS, ARCH ENEMY
March 4, 2015
Finland-based symphonic metal masters NIGHTWISH will launch the European leg of their "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" in November in Copenhagen, Denmark. Support on the trek will come from AMORPHIS and ARCH ENEMY.
The dates are as follows:
Nov. 16 – DK - Copenhagen - Falconer Nov. 18 - GER - Hamburg - O2 World Nov. 19 - NL - Amsterdam - Heineken Music Hall Nov. 21 - GER - Oberhausen - König-Pilsener-Arena Nov. 23 - FR - Lyon - Hall Tony Garnier Nov. 25 - FR - Paris - POPB-Bercy Nov. 26 - FR - Toulouse - Le Zénith Nov. 28 - CH - Basel - St. Jakobshalle Nov. 29 - IT - Bologna - Unipol Arena Dec. 01 - GER - Munich - Zenith Dec. 03 - GER - Stuttgart - Schleyerhalle Dec. 04 - GER - Frankfurt - Jahrhunderthalle Dec. 05 - GER - Nürnberg - Arena Dec. 07 - CZ - Prague - Tip Sport Arena Prague Dec. 10 - RO - Bucharest - Romexpo Dec. 14 - GER - Leipzig - Arena Dec. 15 - GER - Berlin Max - Schmeling-Halle Dec. 16 - LUX - Luxembourg - Rockhal Dec. 17 - BE - Antwerp - Lotto Arena Dec. 19 - UK – London - Wembley SSE Arena
NIGHTWISH's new album, "Endless Forms Most Beautiful", will be made available on March 27 in Europe and March 31 in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast. The CD marks NIGHTWISH's first studio album with Dutch singer Floor Jansen, who replaced Anette Olzon in 2012.
The cover artwork for "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" was created by the band's longtime collaborator Toxic Angel. Famed evolutionary biologist and atheist writer/leader Richard Dawkins appears on the effort as a guest.
Longtime NIGHTWISH drummer Jukka Nevalainen sat out the recording sessions for "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" due to health issues; Kai Hahto (WINTERSUN, SWALLOW THE SUN, TREES OF ETERNITY) replaced him in the studio and will join NIGHTWISH on tour in support of the new CD.