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brought me back to my metal roots

It has been a while since really finding a band that I can get into. This album was my introduction to Nightwish and I am glad I found it. I have since checked out the other stuff by them including with the prev singer. I like the old and new and find that they are able to keep a really unique sound that is sweet to hear.


Nightwish is one of those few bands that can change and grow and stil sound wonderful. Although this is a departure from their previous work, The songwriting here is some of the best I have ever seen. Tuomas has done an amazing job of bringing so much emotion into an album, and their (not so new anymore) vocalist performs tremendously, even thoguh her voice is very different from Tarja's. I can't wait to hear more from her!

Nightwish is Perfection

Nightwish has to be the best band I think I have EVER heard. And this album is probably the best I have ever heard also. So no matter what ppl say that is otherwise THEY ARE WRONG. Totally and entirley wrong. You cannot beat Nightwish. It is Totally Impossible.


Formed: 1997 in Kitee, Finland

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Following in the footsteps of the Gathering and Lacuna Coil (goth-influenced "symphonic" metal bands with female vocalists), Nightwish were formed in Kitee, Finland, in 1997 by keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen. Initially attempting to create acoustic music, he recruited trained opera vocalist Tarja Turunen, but soon added full metal band instrumentation in the persons of guitarist Emppo Vuorinen, bassist Sami Vänskä, and drummer Jukka Nevalainen. Nightwish's demos landed them a contract with the Finnish...
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Dark Passion Play, Nightwish
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music, Metal, Death Metal/Black Metal
  • Released: Aug 15, 2007

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