Originally hailing from Finland, symphonic metal band Nightwish are known for their high-occitane stage performances and unique sound. Although band members have changed over the years, Nightwish are made up of band members Tumoas Holopainen, Emppuu Vuorinen, Marco Hietala, Troy Donockley, Floor Jansen and Kai Hahto.
Nightwish formed in 1996 Kitee, Finland, Nightwish and rose to fame in their home country since the release of Angels First Fall (1997). Following the release of albums Oceanborn (1998) and Wishmaster (2000), Nightwish began to gain prominence in the international arena.
Nightwish really made their breakthrough with their incredibly successful album, Once (2004), which sold over one million copies. In the US, their hit single "Wish I Had an Angel" was a hit in the US and led to a huge North American tour. In September 2007, Nightwish released their sixth album, Dark Passion Play which sold almost 2 million copies. Their latest, and also highly acclaimed album, was Endless Forms Most Beautiful (2015).
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