Tarja Turunen

Nightwish – HUMAN. :II: NATURE. (Album Review)

When making a list of the most important Symphonic Metal bands ever, it is debatable who’s the leader, but you could make an argument for Nightwish. With their combination of carefully constructed arrangements, epic instrumentation, balanced yet passionate vocals, and compelling lyrical themes, Nightwish is ... Read More

Tarja – In The Raw (Album Review)

Finding purity amongst the obscurity and inauthentic facades that much of society hides behind is a complicated labyrinth to navigate. For someone as well-versed and awe-inspiringly talented as Finnish Vocalist Tarja Turunen, who has built a queendom in not only Heavy Metal but also in ... Read More

Bad Reputation (Documentary Review)

There does not seem to be many women in Rock. Or, rather, they do not seem to get as much attention as their male counterparts. People may know AC/DC or Iron Maiden off the top of their heads, but their female or female-fronted band knowledge ... Read More

Nightwish Bring Decades: World Tour to NYC 3-14-18

Celebrating 20 years of Symphonic Metal virtuosity, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Finland’s own Nightwish made The Playstation Theater in New York City the fifth stop on their much-anticipated Decades: World Tour. An evening of career-spanning music, Nightwish’s seventh world tour, Decades: World Tour, offers ... Read More