Nightwish (Finland)

This week featuring Finland


Nightwish is a Finnish symphonic metal band formed in Kitee in 1996.  The band has been prominent in their home country since 1997 but did receive receive worldwide fame with the release of their albums in 1998, 2000 and 2002.  Their songs have been included in a few US movie soundtracks.  Nightwish are the third bestselling music entity in Finland.  They have released six studio albums since 1997.  The band have stated that their seventh album “Imaginaerum” would be released before the end of the year.  The new single “Storytime” was already been released.  This bands music is a complex and layered stream of symphonic metal with soaring female operatic vocals.


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