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1895 fans
Country: Finland
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1996

1997 Gothic metal
1998- Symphonic power metal
2011 Symphonic metal

Line-up

Current members:
1996-  Jukka "Julius" Nevalainen - drums, percussion
1996-1997  Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen - guitars, bass
› 1998-  -//- guitars
1996-1997  Tuomas Holopainen - keyboards, synths, vocals
› 1998-  -//- keyboards
2002-  Marco Hietala - bass, vocals, acoustic guitars
2013-  Floor Jansen - vocals
2013-  Troy Donockley - uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals
Former musicians:
1996-2005  Tarja Turunen - vocals
1998-2001  Sami Vänskä - bass
2007-2012  Anette Olzon - vocals
Live musicians:
1996  Samppa Hirvonen - bass
1998-1999  Marjaana Pellinen - backing vocals
2012  Alissa White-Gluz - vocals
2012  Elize Ryd - vocals
2012-2013  Floor Jansen - vocals
2012-2013  Troy Donockley - uillean pipes, tin whistle, backing vocals
Guest musicians:
1998  Markku Palola - viola
1998  Esa Lehtinen - flute
› 2000  -//-
1998  Plamen Dimov - violin
1998  Erkki Hirvikangas - cello
1998  Kaisli J. Kaivola - violin
1998-2001  Tapio Wilska - vocals
2000  Matias Kaila - tenor
2000  Kimmo Kallio - barritone
2000  Riku Salminen - bass
2000  Anssi Honkanen - bass
2000  Ville Laaksonen - tenor
2000  Ike Vil - vocals
2000-2002  Sam Hardwick - voice
2001  Tony Kakko - vocals
2003-2004  Marc Brueland - voice
2003-2004  Sami Yli-Sirniö - sitar
2003-2004  Olli Halonen - guitars
2004  Jouni Hynynen - screams
2004-2005  John Two-Hawks - vocals, flutes
2007  Johanna "Jonsu" Salomaa - vocals
2007-2009  Troy Donockley - bodhran, uilleann pipes, low whistle, tin whistle
› 2011  -//- uillean pipes, tin whistle, vocals
2011  Pekka Kuusisto - violin
2011  Kai Hahto - additional percussion

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1997 | 7.7 Angels Fall First
1998 | 8.6 Oceanborn
2000 | 8.6 Wishmaster
2001 | 8.2 Over The Hills And Far Away [EP]
2001 | 7.9 Wishmastour 2000 [EP]
2002 | 8.5 Century Child
2004 | 8.5 Once
2007 | 7.7 Dark Passion Play
2009 | 6.6 Made In Hong Kong (And In Various Other Places) [EP]
2011 | 8 Imaginaerum
2012 | 6.7 Imaginaerum (The Score)
 
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Photo galleries

15.08.2008 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 15th-17th August 2008 by Baz Anderson
06.08.2008 Skanderborg Festival 2008 - Skanderborg, Denmark by GT
31.07.2008 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 31st July-2nd August 2008 by Baz Anderson
26.06.2008 Tuska 2008 Warm-up by
16.07.2004 Tuska 2004 by Ivan
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
11.04.2014 Tuomas Holopainen - New Lyric Video Released
05.02.2014 Tuomas Holopainen - Releases Video For Solo Song
23.01.2014 Tuomas Holopainen - Solo Album Tracklist And More Revealed
20.12.2013 Nightwish - 'Romanticide' Clip From New DVD
28.11.2013 Tuomas Holopainen - Shares First Solo Album Details
15.11.2013 Nightwish - Clip Of 'Ghost Love Score' From New DVD
 
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Interviews
22.10.2003 with Marco, Jukka, Tarja
Articles
24.09.2009 Nightwish - End Of Dark Passion Play Tour
28.08.2008 Nightwish - End of all Hope - 04.04.2008, Manchester, UK
26.09.2007 Nightwish - First Concert With Anette

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