Tuomas Holopainen


A Love Letter to Planet Earth: An Interview with Floor Jansen & Tuomas Holopainen

"There are no certain facts in art, like there are in science. That's the beautify of it."

Desert Flowers: An Interview with Troy Donockley

Metal Blast: The first, and perhaps most obvious question, is simply "Why?". Considering how busy you and Tuomas are with Nightwish, why did the...

Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

There is a “before” and an “after” Nightwish. Although they were not the first metal band fronted by a woman, nor were they the...

Shining Through: An Interview With Anette Olzon

The former singer of Nightwish has just released her first solo album. She tells us about some of the extremes she had to deal with as part of the popular band, as well as the details of her new effort.

Tuomas Holopainen – The Life and Times of Scrooge

Like many others, I was very skeptical about Tuomas Holopainen’s musical project about Scrooge McDuck. Yeah, that Scrooge McDuck. It seemed like the kind...

Kari Rueslatten – Time To Tell

I want to preface this review with a “warning”: those of you who are somewhat closed-minded about your music – metal-purists, if you will...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...