Finnish symphonic metallers Nightwish have confirmed a trio of massive arena shows for this December.
The dates in London, Birmingham and Manchester in the run-up to Christmas are part of a larger global tour in support of their best-of compilation ‘Decades’, which was released on 9th March to celebrate the first two decades of their career.
Nightwish said of the gigs: "The Nightwish Universe is expanding. Let's light the British Beacons!"
The shows are Nightwish’s first series of headline UK dates in more than six years. They have also confirmed that special guests will be up and coming heavy metallers and label mates Beast In Black, led by former Battle Beast guitarist Anton Kabanen.
Tickets to the December tour go on sale from Planet Rock Tickets at 9am on Thursday 29th March 2018.
See Nightwish at the following shows:
London The SSE Arena Wembley – Sat 8th
Birmingham Arena – Mon 10th
Manchester Arena – Tue 11th
Prior to this, the band headline Bloodstock Open Air on Sunday 12th August appearing on a bill that also boasts Judas Priest, Mr. Big and many more. Get Bloodstock tickets here.