New Crab Species Named After Nightwish

A new crab species has been named Tanidromites nightwishorum in honor of Nightwish. The species was discovered in Eastern Austria and is believed to have lived around 150 million years ago.

The band commented:

“Tanidromites nightwishorum.🦀⠀

One new crab species was named after us in honor in particular for our 2015 album “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” about the evolution of life.⠀

The new species of crab was found in eastern Austria and lived during the late part of the Jurassic period, around 150 million years ago. While dinosaurs dominated the land, parts of Europe were covered by a warm, shallow sea full of life. Tanidromites nightwishorum was discovered in a fossil coral reef. Crab diversity and abundance exploded for the very first time in their evolutionary history during the Late Jurassic in central Europe.⠀

Thanks to Dr Adiel A. Klompmaker and his colleagues for this truly fantastic honour (Adiel is curator of palaeontology, Alabama museum of natural history).⠀

Earlier today (July 9) the scientific paper was published online: https://doi.org/10.26879/1045.”

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Tanidromites nightwishorum.🦀⠀ ⠀ One new crab species was named after us in honor in particular for our 2015 album “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” about the evolution of life.⠀ ⠀ The new species of crab was found in eastern Austria and lived during the late part of the Jurassic period, around 150 million years ago. While dinosaurs dominated the land, parts of Europe were covered by a warm, shallow sea full of life. Tanidromites nightwishorum was discovered in a fossil coral reef. Crab diversity and abundance exploded for the very first time in their evolutionary history during the Late Jurassic in central Europe.⠀ ⠀ Thanks to Dr Adiel A. Klompmaker and his colleagues for this truly fantastic honour (Adiel is curator of palaeontology, Alabama museum of natural history).⠀ ⠀ Earlier today (July 9) the scientific paper was published online: https://doi.org/10.26879/1045.⠀ ⠀ #crab #nightwish #named #honor #endlessformsmostbeautiful

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Amorphis & Turmion Kätilöt Added To Nightwish’s European/UK Tour

Amorphis and Turmion Kätilöt have been added to Nightwish’s European/UK tour. You can find the dates for that run below. Nightwish will be touring in support of their new double album “Human. :II: Nature.” (out April 10).

Tour Dates:

11/16 Oslo, NOR – Spektrum
11/20 Leipzig, GER – Arena
11/21 Dusseldorf, GER – ISS Dome
11/23 Amsterdam, NET – Ziggo Dome
11/24 Amsterdam, NET – Ziggo Dome
11/25 Paris, FRA – Accorhotels Arena
11/26 Antwerp, BEL – Lotto Arena
11/28 Stuttgart, GER – Hanns-March-Schleyer Halle
11/29 Luxembourg, LUX – Rockhal
12/03 Milan, ITA – Lorenzini District
12/04 Munich, GER – Olympiahalle
12/07 Budapest, HUN – Budapest Sportarena
12/09 Bamberg, GER – Brose Arena
12/10 Frankfurt, GER – Festhalle
12/12 Vienna, AUT – Stadthalle
12/14 Berlin, GER – Max-Schmeling-Halle
12/16 Cardiff, UK – Motorpoint Arena
12/18 London, UK – SSE Arena Wembley

Nightwish Premiere Video For New Song “Ad Astra”

As part of their new partnership with the international conservation charity organization World Land Trust, Nightwish have shared a new video for their new song “Ad Astra.” This track is from the band’s new double album “Human. :II: Nature.,” which will be released on April 10.

Nightwish Announce September North American Dates

Nightwish have announced some September North American shows. Here’s the dates:

09/08 Toronto, ON – Meridian Hall
09/11 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
09/12 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
09/15 New York, NY – Terminal Five

The band will be out in support of their new album “Human. :II: Nature.” (out April 10).

Nightwish Become First Band To Be Given Permission To Hold Shoot At London’s Natural History Museum

While working on their new album “Human. :II: Nature.” (out April 10), Nightwish became the first band to be given permission to hold a shoot at London’s Natural History Museum. The band tweeted the following about that:

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Nightwish To Release New Album “Human. :II: Nature.” In April

Nightwish have announced that their new album “Human. :II: Nature.” will be released on April 10. The effort is a double album featuring nine tracks on the first half and one long song divided into eight parts on the second half.

“Human. :II: Nature.” Track Listing:

Disc 1:

01. “Music”
02. “Noise”
03. “Shoemaker”
04. “Harvest”
05. “Pan”
06. “How’s The Heart?”
07. “Procession”
08. “Tribal”
09. “Endlessness”

Disc 2:

01. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Vista”
02. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – The Blue”
03. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – The Green”
04. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Moors”
05. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Aurorae”
06. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Quiet As The Snow”
07. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Anthropocene (incl. ‘Hurrian Hymn To Nikkal’)”
08. “All The Works Of Nature Which Adorn The World – Ad Astra”

Nightwish Share “Slaying The Dreamer” Live Video From “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires”

Nightwish have shared a new live video for their song “Slaying The Dreamer.” The footage is taken from the band’s new live release “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires,” which will be available on December 6. The effort was recorded during the band’s September 30, 2018 show at Estadio Malvinas in Buenos Aires, Argentina and fans will be able to purchase it in the following formats: Blu-ray digibook, 2CD digipak, Blu-ray+2CD earbook, and 3LP set.

Nightwish Share “Devil & The Deep Dark Ocean” Live Video From “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires”

Nightwish have shared a new live video for their song “Devil & The Deep Dark Ocean.” The footage is taken from the band’s new live release “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires,” which will be available on December 6. The effort was recorded during the band’s September 30, 2018 show at Estadio Malvinas in Buenos Aires, Argentina and fans will be able to purchase it in the following formats: Blu-ray digibook, 2CD digipak, Blu-ray+2CD earbook, and 3LP set.