Why did Nightwish break up?

Why did Nightwish break up?

To continue with Nightwish, Holopainen decided some changes were in order. Beside choosing Ewo as their new manager, he also asked Vänskä to leave the band. He would later cite musical differences as another reason for the breakup.

Is Floor Jansen still with Nightwish?

In 2013, they announced Jansen was now their full-time lead vocalist; she subsequently disbanded ReVamp to focus on Nightwish….

Floor Jansen
Years active 1997–present
Associated acts Nightwish, Northward, After Forever, ReVamp, Star One, MaYan, Ayreon, Avalon, Sabaton, Epica

How old is Tuomas Holopainen?

44 years (December 25, 1976)
Tuomas Holopainen/Age

Who is the current lead singer of Nightwish?

Floor JansenSince 2013
Anette Olzon2007 – 2012
Nightwish/Lead singers

Why was Tujas fired from Tarja?

Tuomas: “It was a combination of many different factors: The way Tarja felt about the band, her motives, her values, the fact that the next album was definitely going to be her last [with NIGHTWISH] and that she didn’t want to tour with us anymore, not even after the next record.

Who died from NIGHTWISH?

Two weeks ago Alexi Laiho, frontman of the Finnish group Children of Bodom, died aged 41 following “long-term health issues,” according to his bandmates.

Who died from Nightwish?

What happened to Marco Hietala?

Nightwish bassist Marco Hietala, who originally joined the symphonic metal group in 2001, has announced his resignation from the band. He also insisted he is leaving behind his public life, while the group revealed they hope to tour with a session bass player before reconfiguring their permanent lineup.

Are ESA and Tuomas Holopainen related?

Esa Holopainen (born 1972), the lead guitarist of Finnish metal band Amorphis. Mari Holopainen, Finnish politician. Pietari Holopainen (born 1982), Finnish footballer. Tuomas Holopainen (born 1976), the keyboardist of Finnish symphonic power metal band Nightwish.

Who writes for Nightwish?

Tuomas Holopainen

Tuomas Holopainen
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Keyboards, synthesizer, piano, vocals, saxophone, clarinet, guitar, bass, drums, percussion
Years active 1991–present
Associated acts Nightwish, For My Pain…, Timo Rautiainen, Indica, Darkwoods My Betrothed, Tony Kakko, Johanna Kurkela, Auri

Who is the best Nightwish vocalist?

The best singer that ever sang in Nightwish is Floor Jansen, no contest here. She’s been a league of her own since the early days of After Forever and only becomes better with time.

Are Tarja and Tuomas friends?

NIGHTWISH keyboardist/leader Tuomas Holopainen later called the decision to part ways with Turunen “the most difficult thing I ever had to do.” For her part, Tarja said the way she was kicked out of the group proved that her former bandmates were not her friends.

How old was Tuomas Holopainen when he started Nightwish?

In July 1996, a 19-year-old Holopainen began thinking of starting a band of his own, for which he would write the music and play keyboards. This was the birth of Nightwish, around a camp fire.

Who are the members of the band Nightwish?

In 2018, Nightwish’s Tuomas Holopainen and Troy Donockley teamed up with Finnish singer Johanna Kurkela on Auri’s first album – here’s what happened

Where did Nightwish perform at the opening ceremony?

The success of the album allowed them to perform the Once World Tour, taking them to play in many countries the band had never visited before. Nightwish performed at the opening ceremony of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, held in Helsinki, highlighting the acclaim the band had gained.

Who are the guest singers on Nightwish by Turunen?

In contrast to the female vocals of Turunen, the album also featured guest growling vocals by Tapio Wilska (ex- Finntroll ), since Tuomas did not want to sing again. Wilska is also a former member of Nattvindens Gråt. AllMusic review said that the album “as a whole works great”, with songs that are “very strong”.