Nightwish mainman Tuomas Holopainen was recently interviewed by KaaosTV in his native Finland. You can watch the full 15-minute conversation (in Finnish, with English subtitles) below. Holopainen talks about the genesis of the band's new album Imaginaerum, the production process, and his inspirations, particularly movie soundtracks.

Here's the video:

Nightwish will be launching Imaginaerum in the U.S. with one very special concert at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk in Los Angeles, CA, on January 21, 2012, with support from Dommin. Visit our tour page to get more information.