Nightwish announce details of new album

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Finnish symphonic power metal band, Nightwish, has announced details about their latest studio album, which will be the first to feature new Swedish lead vocalist Anette Olzon, who recently replaced Tarja Turunen.

Among the details released is the name of the new album, which until now had been unrevealed. The album will be called Dark Passion Play. Nightwish have also released a full track listing for the album and revealed that as well as Eva, which has already been released, the song Amaranth will be released as a single.

Nightwish have also announced release details. The album will debut in the band's native Finland on September 26 from record labels Spinefarm Records and distributed by Universal Music Group. It will be released in the US and the rest of Europe two days later, with the US label being Roadrunner Records and the European label being Nuclear Blast Records. Nuclear Blast will release Amaranth on August 24 and Spinefarm/Universal will release it on August 22.