Tag Archives: Tuomas Holopainen

Auri – Auri

Auri has three members – Johanna Kurkela, Tuomas Holopainen and Troy Donockley. The last two names are familiar to Nightwish fans – Tuomas being the main composer and keyboard player of Nightwish, and Troy is a longtime collaborator and now full member of Nightwish. Johanna Kurkela is Tuomas’s wife and …

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Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

It’s been four years since Imaginaerum gave the world the most bonkers record of 2011 and now Finnish giants Nightwish have gone all Darwin on us. Taking inspiration from the naturalist’s seminal work ‘On the Origin of Species’, Endless Forms Most Beautiful is the band’s eighth studio effort, based around the ‘very loose’ concept …

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TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN: Video interview about new solo project ‘The Life And Times Of Scrooge’

NIGHTWISH keyboardist and songwriter Tuomas Holopainen spent most of 2013 writing and producing his solo album, The Life And Times Of Scrooge. The album is based on the Don Rosa illustrated book The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck and will be released on April, 14th via Nuclear Blast.   …

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Tuomas Holopainen – Music inspired by The life and times of Scrooge

In between touring and writing for Nightwish, Tuomas Holopainen hasn’t been taking things easy.  Instead he’s been working on his solo album, Music inspired by The life and times of Scrooge.  Your first thought would usually be of the famous literary character created by Charles Dickens, but if you’ve seen …

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