NIGHTWISH Reveal Global Chart Positions For With Endless Forms Most Beautiful Album
April 9, 2015, 5 years ago
Finland-based symphonic metal masters, Nightwish, recently released their new studio album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, which has now entered the charts worldwide on some incredible positions.
Once again, and for the sixth time in a row, Nightwish made it onto the pole position in their home country Finland – as well as in Czech Republic, where Endless Forms Most Beautiful received Gold status after just two days. Germany and Switzerland follow with a brilliant #2. Another amazing result is the #3 in Floor Jansen’s native country Netherlands.
More Top 10 entries took place in Austria (#4), Sweden (#4), Mexico (#6), Greece (#9), France (#10) and Poland (#10). Another huge step was made in the UK, with an excellent #12, as well as in Spain (#13), Canada (#13), Belgium (#14), Australia (#16), Ireland (#21), New Zealand (#32)… and an incredible #34 at the American Billboard charts (#2 Independent Albums, #4 Top Hard Music Charts, #8 Top Current Rock Albums).
More to follow.
Endless Forms Most Beautiful has been released in several different formats. Go to this location for details. The detailed cover-artwork was created by longtime collaborator Toxic Angel.
Endless Forms Most Beautiful is the first Nightwish studio album to feature Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen. Longtime drummer Jukka Nevalainen sat out on the recording sessions due to health issues; Kai Hahto (Wintersun) replaces him. Nightwish also revealed the famed evolutionary biologist and writer, Professor Richard Dawkins as a guest on this eighth studio album.
Nightwish have announced their Endless Forms Most Beautiful - Europe 2015 tour, kicking off mid-November in the Danish capital Copenhagen. Joining Nightwish on the road will be Finnish labelmates Amorphis, as well as Swedish death metal outfit Arch Enemy.
18 - Hamburg, Germany - O2 World
19 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Heineken Music Hall
21 - Oberhausen, Germany - König-Pilsener-Arena
23 - Lyon, France - Hall Tony Garnier
25 - Paris, France - POPB-Bercy
26 - Toulouse, France - Le Zénith
28 - Basel, Switzerland - St. Jakobshalle
29 - Bologna, Italy - Unipol Arena
3 - Stuttgart, Germany - Schleyerhalle
4 - Frankfurt, Germany - Jahrhunderthalle
5 - Nürnberg, Germany - Arena
7 - Prague, Czech Republic - Tip Sport Arena Prague
10 - Bucharest, Romania - Romexpo
14 - Leipzig, Germany - Arena
15. - Berlin Max, Germany - Schmeling-Halle
17 - Antwerp, Belgium - Lotto Arena
Additionally, Nightwish will play a one-off show at the world famous Wembley SSE Arena in London on December 19th, making them the ever Finnish band to headline this famous venue.
Check out the first video for the track “Élan” (directed by Ville Lipiäinen) below: