Nightwish


Line-up

1996-  Jukka Nevalainen - drums, percussion
1996-1997  Tuomas Holopainen - keyboards, synths, vocals
› 1998-  -//- keyboards
1996-1997  Erno "Emppu" Vuorinen - bass, guitars
› 1998-  -//- guitars
2002-  Marco Hietala - bass, acoustic guitars, vocals
2013-  Troy Donockley - uilleann pipes, low whistles, vocals
2013-  Floor Jansen - vocals
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1996-2005  Tarja Turunen - vocals
1998-2001  Sami Vänskä - bass
2007-2012  Anette Olzon - vocals
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2015  Kai Hahto - drums
1996  Samppa Hirvonen - bass
1998-1999  Marjaana Pellinen - backing vocals
2001  Tony Kakko - vocals
› 2015  -//-
2012  Alissa White-Gluz - vocals
2012  Elize Ryd - vocals
2012-2013  Troy Donockley - uillean pipes, tin whistle, backing vocals
2012-2013  Floor Jansen - vocals
2015-  Kai Hahto - drums
1998  Plamen Dimov - violin
1998  Kaisli J. Kaivola - violin
1998  Markku Palola - viola
1998  Erkki Hirvikangas - cello
1998  Esa Lehtinen - flute
› 2000  -//-
1998-2001  Ari Tapio Wilska - vocals
2000  Ike Vil - vocals
2000  Anssi Honkanen - bass
2000  Riku Salminen - bass
2000  Kimmo Kallio - barritone
2000  Matias Kaila - tenor
2000  Ville Laaksonen - tenor
2000-2002  Sam Hardwick - voice
2001  Tony Kakko - vocals
2003-2004  Sami Yli-Sirniö - sitar
2003-2004  Marc Brueland - voice
2003-2004  Olli Halonen - guitars
2004  Jouni Hynynen - vocals
2004-2005  John Two-Hawks - vocals, flutes
2007  Johanna Salomaa - vocals
2007-2009  Troy Donockley - bodhran, uilleann pipes, low whistle, tin whistle
› 2011  -//- uillean pipes, tin whistle, vocals
2011  Kai Hahto - additional percussion
2011  Pekka Kuusisto - violin
2015  Richard Dawkins - voice

Discography

1996 Nightwish [Demo] 7.7
1997 The Carpenter [Split] [Single] 7.4
1998 Sacrament Of Wilderness [Split] [Single] 7.6
1998 Passion And The Opera [Single] 7.9
1999 Walking In The Air [Single] 7.7
1999 Sleeping Sun [Single] 8.3
2000 Deep Silent Complete [Single] 8
2001 From Wishes To Eternity [Live] 8.6
2001 From Wishes To Eternity [DVD] 8.8
2002 Ever Dream [Single] 8.3
2002 Bless The Child [Single] 7.9
2003 End Of Innocence [DVD] 8
2003 Boxset [Boxset] 9
2004 Nemo [Single] 8
2004 Wish I Had An Angel [Single] 8.3
2004 Tales From The Elvenpath [Compilation] 7.6
2004 Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan [Single] 7.2
2005 Wishsides [Compilation] 7.3
2005 Bestwishes [Compilation] 8
2005 The Siren [Single] 7.9
2005 Highest Hopes - The Best Of Nightwish [Compilation] 8.3
2005 Sleeping Sun 2005 [Single] 8.3
2006 End Of An Era [DVD] 9.3
2006 End Of An Era [Live] 9
2006 Ballads Of The Eclipse [Single] 8.2
2007 Eva [Single] 5.8
2007 Amaranth [Single] 7
2007 In The Name Of The King (O.S.T.) [VA] 7.7
2007 Erämaan Viimeinen [Single] 6.9
2008 Bye Bye Beautiful [Single] 6.4
2008 The Islander [Single] 7.4
2011 Walking In The Air - The Greatest Ballads [Compilation] 8.2
2011 Storytime [Single] 7.6
2012 The Crow, The Owl And The Dove [Single] 7.8
2013 Showtime, Storytime [DVD] 9.1
2013 Showtime, Storytime [Live] 8.9
2015 Élan [Single] 7
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful [Single] 7.2
2016 Vehicle Of Spirit [DVD] 8.8

Latest reviews

Short answer: Yeah, it's really great.

Long answer:   Review by Susan ››
Seventh album Imaginaerum is the band's second with new singer Anette, and comes with the added twist of an accompanying feature-length film next year. Nightwish who have always been at the forefront of symphonic metal, provide this latest addition...   Review by Baz Anderson ››

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