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Tarja

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Kitee/Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
2004
Genre:
Symphonic Metal/Rock
Lyrical themes:
Feelings, Nature, Life
Current label:
earMUSIC
Years active:
2004-present
Tarja Turunen is a Finnish lyric soprano singer, songwriter and composer. She is best known as the original member and the former lead vocalist of Finnish operatic/symphonic power metal band Nightwish, founded by herself, Tuomas Holopainen and Emppu Vuorinen in 1996. She was dismissed from the band after nine years, on October 22, 2005, through an open letter written by Holopainen, that was ...
Current
Tarja Turunen Vocals, Piano (2004-present)
See also: Asspera (live), Harus, ex-Nightwish
Doug Wimbish Bass (2007-present)
See also: Living Colour, ex-Miloš Dodo Doležal, ex-Jungle Funk
Max Lilja Cello (2007-present)
See also: Eilera (live), ex-Apocalyptica, ex-Hevein
Mike Terrana Drums (2007-present)
See also: Artension, Emir Hot, Empire, Mike Terrana, Razorback, Vision Divine, Zillion, Roland Grapow, ex-Hanover Fist, ex-Zillion, Beau Nasty, Hardline, Taboo Voodoo, Terrana, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Downhell, ex-Kiko Loureiro, ex-Masterplan, ex-Not Fragile, ex-Rage, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Squealer, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Iron Mask (live), ex-Tony Hernando (live), ex-John West, ex-Metalium
Alex Scholpp Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (2007-present)
See also: Sinner, Tieflader, Farmer Boys, Dacia and the Weapons of Mass Destruction
Christian Kretschmar Keyboards, Piano, Hammond organ (2009-present)
Past
Earl Harvin Drums (2007)
See also: Earl Harvin, Earl Harvin Trio, ex-Rubberbullet
Torsten Stenzel Keyboards, Programming (2007)
See also: York
Current (Live)
Kevin Chown Bass (2010-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Mike Terrana, Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Edwin Dare, Pleezer, ex-Artension, ex-Tiles, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-John West, ex-Magnitude 9, ex-Cozy Powell's Hammer
Julián Barrett Guitars (2011, 2014-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, Lörihen, Misson, ex-Lethal
Anna Portalupi Bass (2013-present)
See also: Custodie Cautelari, Hardline, Skill in Veins, Docker's Guild (live), ex-The Masquerade
Peter Barrett Bass (2015-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, ex-Magnos, ex-Sauron, ex-Enlighted
Nicolás Polo Drums (2015-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, Insobrio, Misson, ex-Dream Master
Guillermo d'Medio Keyboards (2015-present)
See also: ex-Lithuan, Enlighted, ex-Ariadna Project, ex-Cinnamun Beloved, ex-Watchmen
Past (Live)
Markus Hohti Cello (2007-2009)
Kiko Loureiro Guitars (2007, 2008, 2009)
See also: Angra, Denison Fernandes, Kiko Loureiro, Megadeth, Neural Code
Tony Turunen Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (2007-2008)
See also: Burnclear, Celesty, ex-Decended
Maria Ilmoniemi Keyboards (2007-2009)
See also: ex-The Eternal
Oliver Holzwarth Bass (2008-2009, 2010)
See also: ex-Sieges Even, ex-Coldseed, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Sodom, ex-Val'Paraiso, Brutal Godz, ex-Paradox, ex-Pergana, ex-Power Quest, ex-Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Blind Guardian (live), ex-Leaves' Eyes (live), ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Chinchilla (live)
Tarja Turunen Vocals, Piano (2004-present)
See also: Asspera (live), Harus, ex-Nightwish
Doug Wimbish Bass (2007-present)
See also: Living Colour, ex-Miloš Dodo Doležal, ex-Jungle Funk
Max Lilja Cello (2007-present)
See also: Eilera (live), ex-Apocalyptica, ex-Hevein
Mike Terrana Drums (2007-present)
See also: Artension, Emir Hot, Empire, Mike Terrana, Razorback, Vision Divine, Zillion, Roland Grapow, ex-Hanover Fist, ex-Zillion, Beau Nasty, Hardline, Taboo Voodoo, Terrana, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Downhell, ex-Kiko Loureiro, ex-Masterplan, ex-Not Fragile, ex-Rage, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Squealer, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Iron Mask (live), ex-Tony Hernando (live), ex-John West, ex-Metalium
Alex Scholpp Guitars, Guitars (acoustic) (2007-present)
See also: Sinner, Tieflader, Farmer Boys, Dacia and the Weapons of Mass Destruction
Christian Kretschmar Keyboards, Piano, Hammond organ (2009-present)
Earl Harvin Drums (2007)
See also: Earl Harvin, Earl Harvin Trio, ex-Rubberbullet
Torsten Stenzel Keyboards, Programming (2007)
See also: York
Current
Kevin Chown Bass (2010-2013, 2014-present)
See also: Mike Terrana, Sebastian Bach (live), ex-Edwin Dare, Pleezer, ex-Artension, ex-Tiles, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-John West, ex-Magnitude 9, ex-Cozy Powell's Hammer
Julián Barrett Guitars (2011, 2014-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, Lörihen, Misson, ex-Lethal
Anna Portalupi Bass (2013-present)
See also: Custodie Cautelari, Hardline, Skill in Veins, Docker's Guild (live), ex-The Masquerade
Peter Barrett Bass (2015-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, ex-Magnos, ex-Sauron, ex-Enlighted
Nicolás Polo Drums (2015-present)
See also: Asspera, Barilari, Insobrio, Misson, ex-Dream Master
Guillermo d'Medio Keyboards (2015-present)
See also: ex-Lithuan, Enlighted, ex-Ariadna Project, ex-Cinnamun Beloved, ex-Watchmen
Past
Markus Hohti Cello (2007-2009)
Kiko Loureiro Guitars (2007, 2008, 2009)
See also: Angra, Denison Fernandes, Kiko Loureiro, Megadeth, Neural Code
Tony Turunen Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals (2007-2008)
See also: Burnclear, Celesty, ex-Decended
Maria Ilmoniemi Keyboards (2007-2009)
See also: ex-The Eternal
Oliver Holzwarth Bass (2008-2009, 2010)
See also: ex-Sieges Even, ex-Coldseed, ex-Looking-Glass-Self, ex-Sodom, ex-Val'Paraiso, Brutal Godz, ex-Paradox, ex-Pergana, ex-Power Quest, ex-Rhapsody of Fire, ex-Blind Guardian (live), ex-Leaves' Eyes (live), ex-Demons & Wizards (live), ex-Chinchilla (live)
Added by: stormruller Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2007-11-17 12:46:00 Last modified on: 2016-05-30 10:25:24