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Nightwish and Johanna Kurkela side project Auri drops new single “Pearl Diving”

Tuomas Holopainen and Johanna Kurkela, the royal couple of the Finnish rock and metal scenes, have dropped the first single from their joint progressive folk band Auri’s second album. Auri, which features Nightwish’s main composer and keyboardist Holopainen and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley, as well as folk singer and Holopainen’s wife Kurkela, has been a successful progressive folk group since their …

Sleepwalking to Eurovision 2000: An iconic metal band tries out for Finland

[AdSense-B] As the national finals continue rolling out for Eurovision 2019, we take a look at some highlights from national contests past and artists who went on to achieve success after their participation. Today, after Darude’s “Look Away” was selected for Finland, we go back to Finland’s national selection final in 2000, when Darude’s “Sandstorm” was in the European and …