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TARJA TURUNEN Performs In Stuttgart, Germany

Fan-filmed video footage of Tarja Turunen‘s October 14 performance at Im Wizemann in Stuttgart, Germany can be seen below.

Tarja‘s latest heavy rock album, “The Shadow Self”, was made available on August 5 via earMUSIC.

While waiting for the release of “The Shadow Self”, Tarja issued the new album’s prequel, “The Brightest Void”.

In a recent interview with 1340Mag.com, Tarja talked about how her music has been accepted in both the traditional and rock markets. She said: “I have always enjoyed the respect from my fellow colleagues and from the critics in general. When I started singing with operatic vocals in a heavy metal band, which became one of the biggest ones in Europe in a short period of time, I was always very clear about my background in classical music. I never left the training of my lyrical voice behind and actually I am training still very hard to become better in what I do. Maybe the hard work of mine has been seen by the people in general.”

Tarja also spoke about the lyrical themes covered on “The Shadow Self”. She said: “All the songs one way or another are connected with the theme of ‘The Shadow Self’. We all have our ‘darker’ side that sometimes pops out in certain situations as anger or frustration or similar. Maybe we might not even understand why we act weirdly in these situations, but it just happens. Many times it is just too scary to start searching for the answers from inside of you. I have started to understand that there is this darkness in me as well, but my darkness is the creative force that I use to create music. I love my darkness. Both albums are very personal to me, honestly, and for sure I write from my own experiences and what I have seen during my journeys around the world with music.”

“The Brightest Void” was released on June 3 via earMUSIC as a CD digipak, LP+download code and as a digital download.

“The Brightest Void” featured three guest artists: fellow Finnish star Michael Monroe, icon of the glam rock scene and former frontman of inspiring band HANOI ROCKS; Chad Smith (who doesn’t need any further introduction) and a new mix of WITHIN TEMPTATION‘s collaboration “Paradise (What About Us)”, carried out with Tarja and world-renowned sound engineer and producer Tim Palmer.

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NIGHTWISH: Watch ‘Shudder Before The Beautiful’ Performance Clip From ‘Vehicle Of Spirit’ DVD

After touring for a year and a half throughout almost every corner of the world and leaving fans of all nationalities breathless, the time has come for NIGHTWISH to immortalize their “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” tour on DVD. Therefore, the symphonic metal visionaries are set to release their new live milestone, “Vehicle Of Spirit”, in Europe on December 9 (U.S. release to follow in January), featuring not only two full concerts, but also plenty of bonus material. Continue reading NIGHTWISH: Watch ‘Shudder Before The Beautiful’ Performance Clip From ‘Vehicle Of Spirit’ DVD

Evig Natt “Wildfire” Released Today

The debut music video from Norwegian metallers, Evig Natt, hauntingly sears the imagination. The sultry and poignant track, “Wildfire”, draws you in to a world where the veil between the dead and the living has been torn. In this place of no division, love, loss, yearning and despair perilously fuse and consume the senses.

Evig Natt will be appearing at this year’s Metal Female Voices Fest (Mfvf Metalfemalevoicesfest) 21-23 October in Belgium.

Read more about Evig Natt Here

Video Premiere: THE AGONIST’s ‘The Moment’

“The Moment”, the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Five”, which will be released on September 30 via and Napalm Records. The CD was recorded with producer Mike Plotnikoff, who has previously worked with BUCKCHERRY, OTEP, HALESTORM, DROWNING POOL, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, 3 DOORS DOWN, FEAR FACTORY, FLYLEAF and SKILLET, among others. Continue reading Video Premiere: THE AGONIST’s ‘The Moment’

JINJER Premieres Reveals New Song & Video “I Speak Astronomy” via Revolver Magazine

Astronomy can be damn hot!
Check out the brand new video for track “I Speak Astronomy” courtesy of Revolver Magazine HERE.
Ukraine based JINJER creates an explosive mixture of groove metal and hardcore flavored with progressive elements. Since 2013, when this 4 piece were acknowledged as the Best Ukrainian Metal Band, they have managed to keep the leadership on the alternative stage in their country.

Continue reading JINJER Premieres Reveals New Song & Video “I Speak Astronomy” via Revolver Magazine