TarjaMarko Hietala, I was really hoping to see a cameo, but I guess we can’t win them all. Overall a great show, hopefully she starts visiting the states a little more often as she is one musician that I’d love to see more of.
Eye of the Storm
Demons in You
Falling Awake
Oasis / You And I (Acoustic Only Tarja)
Shadow Play (with Band Solo)
I Feel Immortal
I Walk Alone
Victim of Ritual
Die Alive
Dead Promises
Until My Last Breath

Nightwish interview

Nightwish is the most successful Finnish band in the world, with over 10 million records sold and more than 60 gold and platinum awards received. Their latest album “Human.: II: Nature” was released in 2020 and was supposed to be promoted by a European tour that was postponed due to the pandemic. Now they are working on a new album that will see light in 2024, meanwhile the band continues with the tours. We at The Offering had the opportunity to sit down with Tuomas Holopainen and Kai Hahto before their show at Knotfest in Turku and talk about their music, future plans and much more.

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Knotfest Finland, Turku 12-12/08/2022

We had the opportunity to be present at the first edition of Knotfest Finland. The festival was held at the Artukainen event park in Turku and was organized by Fullsteam Agency. The large area allowed to host 30,000 spectators, resulting sold out on the second day. On the first day, on the two stages we saw Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus, Bloodred Hourglass, Stam1na, Sara, Arch Enemy, Lähiöbotox, Lamb of God, Huora and as final Nightwish. On the second day Blind Channel opened the dances followed by Shiraz Lane, TesserAct, Stoned Statues, Cradle of Filth, Medeia, Bring Me The Horizon, Moon Shot, the long-awaited Slipknot and at the end Huoratron. Here are some photos taken by Cristina Gregori.