Tag Archives: Floor Jansen

Nightwish – Human :II: Nature

I’ve always felt there is something Tolkienesque about Nightwish. With their blend of operatic, folk, power and Celtic metal. The vocals from Floor Jansen are as close to an angelic angel as can exist in this mortal realm. That is not to say her style is always heavenly, more a …

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Northward – Northward

Northward is Nightwish singer Floor Jansen and Pagan’s mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad. The pair met in 2007 and in 2008 wrote an entire album’s worth of material together, but never managed to find time to record them. In 2017 they got in touch again and finally recorded the album …

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Ayreon – 013, Tilburg – 15th September 2017

When Arjen Lucassen announced on Facebook earlier this year that for the first time in 22 years, Ayreon would play some live shows, the fans understandably went nuts. With no promotion or advertising, the two dates at 013 in Tilburg sold out within the hour (that’s 6000 tickets sold with …

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Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

It’s been four years since Imaginaerum gave the world the most bonkers record of 2011 and now Finnish giants Nightwish have gone all Darwin on us. Taking inspiration from the naturalist’s seminal work ‘On the Origin of Species’, Endless Forms Most Beautiful is the band’s eighth studio effort, based around the ‘very loose’ concept …

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NIGHTWISH New Album Trailer Titled ‘Almost There’ Online Now

NIGHTWISH’s yet-untitled record will be the band’s first studio album to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen and is set for release in Spring 2015 via Nuclear Blast. The band has been rolling out a series of trailers covering the new recording and today sees the release of the 7th trailer, titled ‘Almost There!’. Watch as the band recaps their summer …

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NIGHTWISH reveals ‘making of’ clip for their forthcoming album

The NIGHTWISH crew recently assembled to make a start on their new album. The yet-untitled record will be the first NIGHTWISH studio album to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen and is set for release in Spring 2015 via Nuclear Blast. Settled right in the middle of the beautiful wintery landscape …

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Revamp – Tivoli de Helling, Utrecht – 7th September 2013

Revamp – Tivoli de Helling, Utrecht – 7th September 2013

September 7th saw the second of two CD release parties from Revamp, to celebrate the release of their second album, Wild Card, which had just been released on Nuclear Blast. I bought a ticket, sorted out travel and headed over for what promised to be a great gig. This was …

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Floor Jansen (Revamp & Nightwish) interview

I spoke on the phone with Floor Jansen, founder and lead singer of Revamp, and currently the singer with Nightwish (although it’s yet to be seen if she becomes their permanent new singer). We talked about the new Revamp album (Wild Card) which has just been released, the band’s upcoming …

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