Monthly Archives: October 2018
Time – early 90s, scene – Helsinki, Finland. Hanging out with friends in the bars, Bazi, who was playing the drum kit at the time in the beginner group, met Yuri. As it turned out, their musical tastes coincided and the next group they collect together. It so happened that Bazi began to play the guitar, and Yurki – to sing. Since then, the responsibilities for creating new songs have been distributed in the same way: Yuki composes words, and Bazi composes music. Timo Timo became the rhythm guitarist of the young band. The search for the bass player dragged on for a while. But after Bazi, again in one of the bars, met Archie, this problem disappeared – Archie came to the rehearsal and immediately gets into the stream. The last to join the group was the drummer Jussi69. So a new legend was born – The 69 Eyes. Continue reading
Nightwish is a Finnish metal band performing songs primarily in English. It was founded by Tuomas Holopainen in 1996 in the city of Kitee. The early work of Nightwish was distinguished by a combination of the female opera vocals of the former vocalist Tarja Turunen, a keyboard and symphonic arrangement and a heavy guitar base of power metal. This style is most often defined as power metal and symphonic metal.
I still remember how I once bought the first Nightwish album, Angels Fall First, on a cassette. It was a rainy October day, but as soon as I finished listening to the recording, two rainbows appeared in the sky. I had never before seen a rainbow in the fall, especially two at once. Continue reading