Considered one of the leading groups of the power metal and symphonic metal genre. Sunrise: Ukraine: 2003–present: One of the most famous power metal bands from Ukraine. Symfonia: Finland: 2010–2011: Short-lived band formed by well-known Finnish power metal musicians as a new project. Symphony X: United States: 1994–present
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and United States. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock and acid rock, heavy metal bands developed a thick, monumental sound characterized by distorted guitars, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats and loudness.
Hailing from the bucolic small town of Kitee close to the Russian border, Nightwish has become the North Star of symphonic metal, one that many others in the genre can’t help but steer by. Their international career started with Wishmaster back in 1999. The band has several world tours under its belt, with sold-out arenas dotting the globe.
Dec 01, 2022 · Northern Kings’ roster also includes Teräsbetoni’s Jarkko Ahola, Sonata Arctica’s Tony Kakko, as well as Tarot and ex-Nightwish’s Marko Hietala. Murderdolls — “White Wedding” This cover of “White Wedding” was released as a 2003 single and appears as a bonus track on Murderdolls ’ debut album, Beyond the Valley of the ...
Nightwish est né d'une idée de Tuomas Holopainen, après une nuit avec des amis autour d'un feu de camp .Le groupe se forme peu après, en juillet 1996 , .Tuomas Holopainen invite le guitariste Erno Matti Juhani « Emppu » Vuorinen, dont il fait la connaissance peu de temps avant, ainsi que Jukka Antero Nevalainen et la chanteuse Tarja Turunen, sans encore connaître vraiment ses ...
Nightwish is a Finnish symphonic metal band from Kitee. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen , guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen . 
Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans , they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, when they shifted to power metal.