Album Reviews

Auri – Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

When you hear the name Tuomas Holopainen, those of us who haven’t closed our eyes and ears the past 15 years automatically think ’Nightwish’. Holopainen wants to be more than just the Nightwish guy, which [Read »]

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Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

Auri is a collaboration between Nightwish main man Tuomas Holopainen, singer Johanna Kurkela and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley.

Album Reviews

Wintersun – The Forest Seasons

12th July 2017 Haydee G.

Wintersun is no longer a band that needs any hue of introduction. If that is the case, however, then I’m obliged to ask “what rock have you been hiding under for the last 13 years?!” [Read »]

Album Reviews

Tarja Turunen – The Shadow Self

30th July 2016 Thomas Nielsen

Almost two months ago, the Finnish soprano come heavy rock diva Tarja Turunen released a warm up album for her ‘real’ 2016 album, ‘The Shadow Self’. ‘The Brightest Void’ was a mixed pleasure, missing a [Read »]

Album Reviews

Tarja – The Brightest Void

30th June 2016 Thomas Nielsen

Picture that you’re the front lady of one of the most popular female fronted bands on the planet. You’ve turned kitsch into greatness. You’re riding on a wave of success. Then, bam, things happen away [Read »]