Nightwish New Singer, Single, Album and Tour

By Elric on 12:16 PM 22 February 2007

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It seems that Nightwish are back on the track. They found a new singer and they are preparing a new single and an album. The haven't announced the name of the new singer yet.

"The auditions for the new vocalist have ended, with more than 2000 demos sent to us. (yesterday, 15.1. we received 120 demos!) A big thanks to everybody! So please don`t send anymore demos, since now we need to concentrate on finishing the album recordings.

The new vocalist will be announced at the end of May, together with the release of a new single."

"Released on May 30, 2007, “Eva” will be an internet-only single release, all profits of which shall be donated to a charity that will be announced later. In Finland, the single is available exclusively from NetAnttila.

Eva” features the new Nightwish vocalist, chosen from about 2,000 applicants. The singer’s identity will be revealed simultaneously in a press statement and on the band’s website,, on Wednesday, May 30, 2007. A radio promo of the internet single will ship on the same day.

The sixth Nightwish album will be released on September 26, 2007, preceded by a second, regular single release in August. "

A tour to promote the album will follow:

10/15/2007 Jaxx Springfield, VA USA
10/16/2007 Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, PA USA
10/18/2007 Nokia Theatre New York, NY USA
10/20/2007 Palladium Worcester, MA USA
10/21/2007 Metropolis Montreal, QC Canada
10/23/2007 The Docks Toronto, ON Canada
10/24/2007 Peabody's Cleveland, OH USA
10/26/2007 Harpos Concert Theatre Detroit, MI USA
10/27/2007 House Of Blues Chicago, IL USA
10/28/2007 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN USA
10/31/2007 Showbox Seattle, WA USA
11/01/2007 Roseland Theater Portland, OR USA
11/02/2007 Slims San Francisco, CA USA
11/04/2007 House Of Blues Los Angeles, CA USA
11/06/2007 House Of Blues Anaheim, CA USA
11/07/2007 Marquee Theater Phoenix, AZ USA
11/08/2007 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM USA
11/10/2007 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX USA
11/11/2007 The Palladium Ballroom Dallas, TX USA
11/12/2007 Meridian Houston, TX USA
11/14/2007 Culture Room Ft Lauderdale, FL USA
11/15/2007 House Of Blues Orlando, FL USA
11/17/2007 Masquerade Atlanta, GA USA

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