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Nightwish

Nightwish

Nightwish



Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen. The band soon picked up drummer Jukka Nevalainen, and then bassist Sami Vänskä after the release of their debut album, Angels Fall First (1997). In 2001, Vänskä was replaced by Marco Hietala, who also took over the male vocalist role previously filled by Holopainen or guest singers.

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  • NightwishNightwish
    Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen. In 2001 Marko Hietala joined to Nightwish as a vocalist and a bass player. In May 2007 Nightwish announced Anette Olzon as Turunen’s replacement. In turn Anette was …
  • Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Holopainen
    Tuomas Holopainen & Nightwish At Wacken Open Air 2018 Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen, born 25 December 1976, is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish. Photo Gallery More about Tuomas Holopainen
  • Tarja TurunenTarja Turunen
    Tarja @ Luna Park Ride Live in Buenos Aires 2011 Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli, born 17 August 1977, known professionally as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish heavy metal singer-songwriter. She is a lyric soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. Turunen studied singing at Sibelius Academy and Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. She is a professional classical lied singer, and …
  • Nightwish StorytimeNightwish Storytime
    Storytime It was the night before When all through the world No words, no dreams Then one day A writer by a fire Imagined all of Gaia Took a journey into a child-man’s heart A painter on the shore Imagined all the world Within a snowflake on his palm Unframed …
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