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Live Preview: Nightwish

The Richard Dawkins-approved symphonic metal overlords bring their self-proclaimed Greatest Show On Earth to Wembley Arena.

How does a band from rural Finland become big enough to headline an arena in the UK? Tuomas Holopainen (keyboards): I wish I knew! Maybe it’s persistence. We’ve been around for twenty years, and this is the first time it’s really been bubbling in the UK. I think the sincerity of the band is our biggest strength.

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