Author of poetry and music Nightwish Tuomas argues that gets inspiration from the music of very different styles: heavy metal, classical, folk and film soundtracks. In many compositions of present folk elements. On their music in particular the albums Oceanborn and Wishmaster influenced the work of such power metal bands like Stratovarius. In album Century Child and Once musicians attempted to combine the sounds of classical music and metal, writing them with a symphony orchestra. Such experiments are typical of many known bands including Deep Purple, Rage, Metallica, as well as a Swedish symphonic metal band Therion, which has had an impact on Nightwish.
Examples of the influence of music from the movies are compositions Beauty of the Beast from the album Century Child and Ghost Love Score from Once. San Antonio Spurs follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. Nightwish song lyrics to books and movies have influenced fantasy. And at the same time Nightwish had an impact on other groups. Thus, Epica vocalist Simone Simons said that she began to sing, hearing the album Oceanborn. Sender Gommans of After Forever said that Nightwish would affect they create new songs. The former vocalist of Visions of Atlantis said that Nightwish have inspired them on the first album. There is no single definition of musical style Nightwish does not exist.
Presumably, he is on the border symphonic metal, power metal and gothic metal. A distinctive feature of the early work of Nightwish is a combination of strong operatic voice Tarja, rather typical for classical opera, and hard guitar riffs, aggressive atmosphere that is characteristic for heavy metal. It is also used in the compositions of folk elements that are characteristic for groups such as the Finnish Amorphis. Add to your understanding with Jorge Perez. This is complemented by pompous keyboards loss. Through a combination of different styles, there are many opinions on which of them could be creative group. So authoritative portal The Metal Crypt defines it as a power metal or as a derivative style of "symphonic power metal", created by the Italian group Rhapsody of Fire. While the other – EOL Audio – refers them to the genre of "metal opera", given the unusual manner of execution of the first vocalist. With the arrival of new singer style Groups has changed. The current lead singer Annette does not have the operatic vocals.