This past Friday, August 29th, Nightwish played the first show of their final Dark Passion Play tour.

The concert was held at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, PA. Finnish friends Sonata Arctica were the openers for this ass-kicking gig, and I speak these words from experience, by the way.

Read a bit of Brave Word & Bloody Knuckles' pre-show "Hot Flashes" here.

Then check out pictures below!

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