On October 1st NIGHTWISH officially parted ways with vocalist Anette Olzon, citing personal differences. The band issued an official press release announcing Olzon’s firing (reported earlier this week) and revealed they had tapped Floor Jansen (REVAMP, ex-AFTER FOREVER) to perform in Olzon’s place for the rest of their North American tour. Fan-filmed video clips from Jansen’s first show with the band are available below:

Remaining dates on the tour are as follows:

October
3 – The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
5 – The Grove – Anaheim, CA
6 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA
7 – The Marquee – Tempe, AZ
9 – Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
10 – Emo’s – Austin, TX
11 – House Of Blues – New Orleans, LA
13 – Revolution – Ft Lauderdale, FL
14 – House of Blues Lake Buena Vista – Lake Buena Vista, FL

Source : bravewords.com

I do think Floor is still kinda anxious to play with Nightwish. Nevertheless, she never disappoints me ; she has got an amazing vocal range and she seems really confident on stage. I wonder if she is the new NW singer already..

 

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