Within Temptation is a Dutch gothic/symphonic metal band that was founded in April 1996 in Waddinxveen. Known for their unique blend of heavy guitar riffs, orchestral arrangements, and powerful vocals, *Within Temptation* has become one of the most influential bands in the genre.
Inspired by artists such as *Nightwish*, *Epica*, and *Lacuna Coil*, Within Temptation has created a distinct sound that captivates audiences worldwide. Their music combines elements of rock and classical music, resulting in epic compositions that take listeners on an emotional journey.
With numerous chart-topping albums and unforgettable live performances, Within Temptation has solidified their place as one of the leading forces in gothic/symphonic metal. Fans can expect to be enthralled by the enchanting vocals of lead singer Sharon den Adel and mesmerized by the band's dynamic stage presence.