Watch NIGHTWISH’s First Show Since Departure With MARKO HIETALA

Last night, Friday 28, NIGHTWISH performed performed in a tavern called “The Islanders Arms” built in a virtual world.

This marked the band’s first performance since split with longtime bassist/vocalist Marko Hietala who left the group this past January.

Marko is replaced with Jukka Koskinen (WINTERSUN) who will be performing with the band during their upcoming Human. :||: Nature. world tour.

You can watch the band’s last night’s performance of “Shoemaker” below.

Jukka said :”I couldn’t be more honoured to be part of the vehicle of spirit of NIGHTWISH on its onward journey sharing special live moments to come on the Human. :II: Nature. — tour with all of you out there!”

NIGHTWISH‘s latest album, Human. :II: Nature, was released in April 2020 via Nuclear Blast.