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Kauko Röyhkä

Among Finland’s most well-known and loved rock and roll superstars, Kauko Röyhkä (given birth to Jukka-Pekka Välimaa on Feb 12, 1959, in Valkeakoski, Finland) began his saving career in the early ’80s and would — over time — release a lot more than 20 albums, 13 series, and a lot of written functions, including ten books and several columns in music periodicals and papers. Known in his indigenous Finland being a relatively “provocative” musician, Röyhkä originally attempt to end up being an writer, but his exclusive brand of rock and roll & move — reflecting his incapability to try out like his idols — had taken main in his homeland, and Röyhkä released his debut record, the to begin many, in 1980. Entitled Steppaillen, the record saw discharge around once as Röyhkä’s initial book, Tien Iaidalla Waterloo. For the initial ten years roughly of his musical profession, Röyhkä was supported by the music group Narttu, and in addition participated within a aspect project known as 500 Kg Iihaa. Through the ’90s, Röyhkä consolidated his position, releasing four series of his documented function and a trio of books. In 2008, Röyhkä released record amount 23, Kauko Röyhkä & Riku Mattila, on Ranka Information. Furthermore to his book writing, Röyhkä started exploring the artwork of nonfiction composing, penning a biography of Finnish porn celebrity Henry Saari and a publication within the Velvet Underground, which made an appearance in 2007.

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