The honeyed voice of Johanna Kurkela glides over the lush empyrean chords of Kiss The Mountain, the remarkably beautiful halfway point of Auri's sophomore release Those We Don't Speak Of. It's an unusual placement in the running order; other bands might have chosen such a piece to close their album, drifting off like a lullaby...
While it is possible that a few bands began with a discussion around a campfire with friends, it should be no surprise that this is how the idea for Nightwish came to fruition. Saying that, following Tuomas Holopainen playing in other bands, his original idea was not exactly a symphonic metal behemoth, the brainwave was..
Clocking 150,000 attendees from more than 100 countries for their ground-breaking online concert An Evening With Nightwish In A Virtual World, the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish broke records and, once again, re-wrote metal history during the most challenging time for music all over the world. Sharing a testimonial from that memorable night, Nightwish recorded their performance of Nemo..
Nightwish (Photo:Tina Korhonen) The interactive concert experiences titled An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World, that will kick off their Human. :II: Nature. World Tour have been rescheduled from March to May due to changes in the band's touring schedule. The new dates are Friday May 28th and Saturday May 29th 2021. Tickets purchased for the original dates are automatically valid for the..
Photo: Tim Tronckoe Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, NIGHTWISH have announced some rescheduled tour dates for late 2021. Previously purchased tickets will remain valid for all rescheduled dates. The band will present their current studio album HUMAN.:||:NATURE. and maintain their reputation as one of the best live bands in heavy music. Being known for unique stage designs and..
Nightwish (Photo:Tina Korhonen) The band offers fans a unique experience inviting them to the shared adventure at the Islanders Arms, a tavern built in virtual reality "We heartily welcome you to spend a night with Nightwish at The Islanders Arms" Nightwish, one of the world's leading symphonic metal bands and Finland's most successful music export..
Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH recently released their ninth studio album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. - it conquered the charts worldwide, including landing a #1 in their home country of Finland as well as Germany, and #2 in Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland. Today, the band announce that they've had to postpone their European tour that was originally scheduled for November and December 2020, until May 2021. Mastermind Tuomas..
It’s been five years since their last studio album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, and now Nightwish release their ninth offering, Human. :II: Nature. It’s a double CD, the first having the usual Nightwish characteristics; the soaring, precise vocals of Floor Jansen leading those recognisable symphonic, bombastic, metallic melodies and a second instrumental album. But this..
TO BE RELEASED ON 10TH APRIL When Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH announce a new studio album people tend to take notice. They know that something special is brewing. Band leader Tuomas Holopainen once said that whenever he creates a new record he has the intention of capturing something rare and unique, a monument and a true..
Marko Hietala, he of the long blonde locks and outlandish twin beards, is most known as the bass player and a (sometimes lead) vocalist with Finnish bands Nightwish and Tarot – the latter an outstanding band who were never as well known as they deserved to be. A true rock ‘n roll bass player with..