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Other notable artists mentioned by him as having an impact on his life include Howard Blake, Gary Moore (both artists of which Nightwish have covered songs), The 3rd And The Mortal, My Dying Bride, Carcass, Queen, Rammstein, Herbie Hancock, Pantera and Xentrix.
In particular, the lyrics of My Dying Bride, and the orchestral elements of Hans Zimmer's work.
"Master Passion Greed" has very strong elements of thrash metal.
Holopainen has said that his biggest inspirations are Greek composer Vangelis and German composer Hans Zimmer.
Tuomas Holopainen was born in Kitee, Finland on Christmas Day (December 25, 1976).After heavy metal singer Timo Rautiainen’s break up of Trio Niskalaukaus, he published his first solo album titled “Sarvivuori” with a crew gathered from different bands, including Holopainen on keyboards. In April 2007 Holopainen collaborated with fellow Nightwish member Marco Hietala to write a theme song for the Finnish film “Lieksa! The song, “While Your Lips Are Still Red”, was the first song he had written specifically for a film, though several Nightwish songs (“Nemo”, “Wish I Had an Angel”, “Amaranth”) have been included in film soundtracks.Holopainen has said that writing film scores is something he would like to do in the future.He asked Emppu Vuorinen (guitar) and classmate Tarja Turunen (vocals) to join what was then an acoustic project.After hearing Turunen’s strong voice, and because of the metal influences of Vuorinen and drummer Jukka Nevalainen, Tuomas decided to turn Nightwish into a metal act.