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Wishmaster is the third album of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, released on May 19, 2000 by Spinefarm Records. Wishmaster’s sound continues the bombastic symphonic power metal approach originally featured on Oceanborn, albeit with more emphasis on atmosphere and melody versus powerful speed and heaviness. Perhaps even more so than its predecessor, Wishmaster has a very clear fantasy theme. While commonly considered to be closer to conventional power metal, there is still a great variety with slower songs like “Come Cover Me” and “Two for Tragedy”, and more epic pieces like “Dead Boy’s Poem” and “FantasMic”. “The Kinslayer” is written about the victims of the Columbine High School massacre. Wishmaster was inspired by the fantasy novels The Lord of the... Read on...

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