Nightwish is a Finnish band that performs symphonic metal. It was founded in 1996 in Kitee. The band gained popularity after releasing its first album "Angels Fall First" in 1997.
The Nightwish text on their album cover features Shelly Volante Script. Shelly is an attractive script font designed by Matthew Carter. It is a revival of the writing style of George Shelley in the early eighteenth century. All of their album releases feature the same font.