The Name Of The Wind

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About The Name Of The Wind

  • Birthday 01/16/1994


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  • Interests
    Books, music, languages, cultures, a lot of stuff :P Just not maths :P

About You

  • Favourite Food
    Pancakes.. I love them :)
  • Favourite Animal
    Dogs and cats
  • Favourite Beverage
    Lemon lemonade and all sorts of tea
  • Favourite Colour
    A deep, dark wine red
  • Favourite Place
    By the sea or in the mountains
  • Countries Visited
    Germany, Austria, France, Denmark, Great Britain, Czech Republic, and now Sweden :)
  • Do You Drink Alcohol
  • Do You Smoke
  • Do You Collect Anything
    CDs... I already own quite a few.
  • Do You Have Pets
    No, but if I would be allowed to, I would have a cat.
  • Phobias
    Spiders, heights


  • How Did You Discover Nightwish
    I have a friend and once she came to me to download various songs from youtube. One of them was Amaranth. I had another friend who listened to Nightwish, so I decided to listen to it because our tastes in music back then were very similar. Loved it :) A while later I ordered Dark Passion Play and I have been a fan ever since :)
  • How Many Times Seen Live?
    Just once, on May 6th, 2012 in Stuttgart. It was great :)
  • Most Memorable NW Memory
    Seeing them live for the first and so far only time.
  • Most Prized Nightwish Item
    My old, ragged copy of Dark Passion Play as it is the first Nightwish CD I bought
  • Best Live Song
    In Stuttgart it was Planet Hell, Marcos introduction was just so funny and Anette really nailed that one :) Though The Islander was magical too.
  • Favourite Album
    Either Imaginaerum or Oceanborn, can't decide.
  • Favourite Song
    Too many...
  • Favourite Album/Single Artwork
    Angels Fall First, it's simple and beautiful.
  • Least Favourite Album
  • Least Favourite Song
    Forever Yours

General Music

  • Favourite Singer
    Tommy Karevik and Anette Olzon, they are my two absolute favourite singers but I enjoy a lot of other singers, like Roy Khan, Michael Eriksen, Ross Jennings, Ailyn (only from Perils of The Deep Blue on though), Lori Lewis, Tarja or Sharon den Adel.
  • Favourite Bassist
    Andreas Blomqvist of Seventh Wonder: I like how he draws attention to the bass.
  • Favourite Pianist/Keyboard Player
    Oliver Palotai is just outstanding.
  • Favourite Non NW Song?
    I could list a lot of songs, it depends on my mood.
  • Best Concert Attended
    Seventh Wonder Alingsås (Sweden) September 6th, 2014
  • Favourite Non NW Album?
    Also too many. I have one for almost every band I listen to but a few highlights include: Kamelot "Haven", Seventh Wonder "The Great Escape", Circus Maximus "Isolate" and Haken "The Mountain"
  • Favourite Band/Artist?
    Nightwish (of course), Kamelot and Seventh Wonder
  • Musical Dislikes (Songs, Bands etc)
    Most Mainstream/Radio Pop. It lacks depth and it all sounds the same to me.


  • Favourite Actor/Actress
    Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Favourite Movie(s)
    Friendship! (German film), Inception, Into the Wild
  • Favourite TV Show(s)/Series
    Sherlock! I love Series 1 and 2.
  • Favourite Author
    Patrick Rothfuss
  • Favourite Book(s)
    The Name Of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. That's where name on this forum comes from. I've read that book at least five times and it's still not boring :)

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  1. I know The post was meant for The Ladies' Topic. I accidentally posted it here. @some_dude_on_the_interwebs That had to happen
  2. I accidentally posted in the Nightwish Off Topic thread. The response was meant for The Ladies' Topic!. Could you move the post for me? Sorry for the inconvenience, and thanks
  3. @dragonprincess About stopping split ends: I second cocos oil. I apply it once a week to the length of my hair, sleep with it, and wash it out with shampoo the next day. Other than that, I use conditioner every time I wash my hair. I apply it only to the lengths of my hair though, since my hair gets very greasy. Despite doing this, I still have split ends, but my hair has improved a lot. The cocos oil and the conditioner have definitely helped a lot. A general thing: It is better to wash the hair only once or twice a week at most. If it is washed more often, it will get drier and break more easily. Use dry shampoo between washing the hair. It removes the grease very nicely. You (general you) might have to try several dry shampoos before finding the right one. I had to try four different dry shampoos until I found the one I wanted use. It is this one: The scent is a bit strong, so I use it with an open window, but other than that, it's perfect. It removes the grease and makes the hair look fresh. All of the other dry shampoos I have tried did only of the things, and not both.
  4. I really like all of the songs that Sharon has released from her solo project. I have a feeling that it could one of the highlights this year.
  5. Precisely. Alissa is without a doubt the biggest name out of the three, so it wouldn't make sense not to mention her.
  6. Considering that Kamelot are one of my favourite bands, I should be excited about the new album. But I have been so busy with my exams and the death of a family member, that I didn't have the time to be excited. I'm still looking forward to The Shadow Theory, and I liked the teaser. It reminded me a bit of Poetry for the Poisoned, which I really like as well. The only thing that I am bit disappointed with is that Alissa is not guesting. I love her contributions to Kamelot, and Tommy's voice and her's fit very well together. I guess that she is very busy with Arch Enemy, so she didn't have time to guest, or that she simply wasn't asked. Understandable, but I would have like to see her with Kamelot again.
  7. If Floor ever makes a solo album, I would love it if it was in the style of the second Revamp album. That album is great. I like its heaviness, and the lyrics, too; particulary the ones about her burnout. Besides, the vocals are just something else. Something only Floor can pull off.
  8. @Werewolf You are not missing out, if you don't listen to The Enigma of Life. It's their worst album. It's boring, and doesn't feature any new ideas. It's just repetition of what is heard on The 13th Floor, except that Ailyn sounds more boring. Back then, she had very small range, and just wasn't a very exciting vocalist. That's why Perils of the Deep Blue took me by suprise. She was willing put a lot of work into her voice, and improve. She was very dedicated, and I'm still sad she is gone. It's not that Emanuelle is a bad singer, but that Ailyn had something more unique. With her firing, Sirenia got less interesting for me. Besides, only arrogant band leaders like Morten throw their singers out like that. Ailyn had personal and health issues that kept her from performing. Any other decent bandleader would given her time to resolve these issues, and welcome her back after that. But no... Morten fires her. Here's an interesting interview with Ailyn that sheds some light onto the situation:
  9. I doubt that we will get another album from Anette, even though I like to have one. Shine was simple, but solid. She played two songs live that haven't been released yet. Both are quite nice, and I would like to have a studio recording of both of them, and with only two songs she could easily release them in the same way as Vintersjäl/Could Outside. This one is called Strong. Hiding from the Past. This one is a bit more metal sound than the other songs she has released solo.
  10. So it's official here in Denmark: Happy new year, and a good 2018!
  11. Guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr
  12. Meh. The album was clearly written with Ailyn's voice in my mind, so it doesn't suit Emanuelle that good. I also think that her voice is less special than Ailyn's. Ailyn has this slightly screechy tone, which in a pleasant way, makes her stand out. I also can't bring myself to be interested in them after what Morten did to Ailyn. Firing her when her mother died, and she had health issues is definitely not the right thing to do. It makes Morten a shitty person.
  13. Does anyone remember the live CD that was supposed to be released from Dynamo Open Air 1998? Was it ever released or are there plans for it? I can't really find anything on the internet. The CD was supposed to contain some tracks like Gatekeeper that have not been performed in many years, and it would be interesting to hear them played live. Enter and The Other Half are on the limited edition of Mother Earth as video files, or Youtube, but the quality isn't very good.
  14. I really like the work that you are doing with the thread, Damian. It's very thorough, and I learn something new. I wish I could contribute sometimes, because I love analysing things, especially any sort of text.
  15. I doubt that they will play something that requires male vocals, because that would involve either a guest vocalist or a backing track. So no probably not Seven Days to the Wolves, for example. I also think that if they play any Nightwish songs, they will some of the singles. Amaranth or Storytime would be the most logical choices. Also, probably no songs from Shine, even though that would be nice. They are too different from the rest of the material they can choose from. Keep also in mind that they will get an hour max. I'd say if they get an hour, they will play most of the album, with the songs released beforehand being the most obvious choices, and one or two Nightwish songs, if any.