Nightwish, Amorphis and others to stop working with John Finberg following exposé

29 September 2020 - Updated 15:10

Following an exposé from MetalSucks, Nightwish and Amorphis have this morning announced that they are no longer working with John Finberg.

Finberg has promoted bands such as Nightwish, Epica, Amorphis, Warbringer, Suffocation, Immolation, Sonata Arctica, Overkill and The Agonist in the past.

UPDATE: This afternoon/evening (29 September), Delain, Amaranthe, Battle Beast, Sonata Arctica, Swallow the Sun and Power Glove have clarified their positions on social media.

The MetalSucks story contains allegations of sexual harassment, bullying, racism, misogyny and threats of violence.

There has been no official response from Finberg to these allegations.


Update 29 September 15:10 News from Delain and Amaranthe.


Update 29 September 16:00 Battle Beast distance themselves from First Row Talent.


Update 29 September 17:10 Sonata Arctica stopped working with Finberg in January this year, while Swallow the Sun sever ties.

Update 29 September 21:05 Power Glove remove First Row Talent from their team.

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