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Amorphis

Lead guitarist Esa Holopainen and drummer Jan Rechberger shaped the music group Amorphis in Finland in 1990. To finish their lineup they recruited vocalist/guitarist Tomi Koivusaari and bassist Olli-Pekka Laine. They released a demonstration in 1991 known as Disment of Soul. The demonstration was so effective in getting interest for …

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Okko Kamu

The precocious son of the symphony twice bass player, Okko Kamu began his formal studies at age six. Primarily a violinist, he afterwards turned to performing and subsequently discovered himself the guts of world interest after winning initial prize within the initial Herbert von Karajan International Competition. Kamu’s planning had …

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Shiraz Lane

With all the current sleaze, sneers, and headbanging, Finnish rock-band Shiraz Lane resurrected that debauched LA sound while also paying homage to darker ’90s influences like Alice in Chains. The group was created in 2011 in Vantaa by vocalist Hannes Kett and drummer Ana Willman, later on adding guitarists Miki …

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Dark Sarah

A Finnish symphonic steel clothing founded and fronted by lyric soprano Heidi Parviainen, Dark Sarah had become in later 2012, soon after Parviainen still left her previous work as the business lead singer for Amberian Dawn. The group’s 2013 debut record, Behind the Dark Veil, provided up a powerful mixture …

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The 69 Cats

The 69 Cats are an all-star psychobilly ensemble whose music honors the “billy” as much as the “psycho.” The group was shaped by Jyrki69, the vocalist using the Finnish goth rock-band the 69 Eye; furthermore to singing along with his music group, he will DJ models, and pointed out that …

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Softengine

Shaped in the Finnish city of Seinäjoki during 2011, alt-rock five-piece Softengine quickly increased to fame after representing their country in the 2014 Eurovision Tune Contest. Lead vocalist and primary songwriter Topi Larukka asked close friends Ossi Mäkelä, Eero Keskinen, Henri Oskár, and Tuomo Alarinta to his grandparents’ cottage, where …

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Wolfheart

A melodic death metallic clothing designed and directed by prolific Finnish metal-maker Tuomas Saukkonen, Wolfheart had become in 2013 after Saukkonen officially closed the doorways on his previous incarnations, Prior to the Dawn, Dark Sunlight Aeon, Dawn of Solace, and RoutaSielu. Saukkonen proceeded to go the one-man music group path …

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Saara Aalto

Blessed Saara Sofia Aalto, Saara Aalto is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and tone of voice actress. Her shiny, agile delivery found the attention of several in European countries when she competed over the Tone of voice of Finland as well as the X Aspect (U.K.) in the 2010s. Blessed in …

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Siinai

A Finnish instrumental space rock and roll/shoegaze quartet with serious Krautrock tendencies, Siinai were initially formed in 2007 beneath the moniker Joensuu 1685 throughout the abilities of siblings Markus and Mikko Joensuu. The trio, which also highlighted Risto Joensuu (no relationship), released an eponymous studio room record in 2008 before …

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Zebra and Snake

Self-described as “therapeutic synth pop,” Finnish duo Zebra and Snake harness the energy of their spirit pets to make a make of throwback pop that’s both uplifting and hopeful. The music group may be the brainchild of close friends Matti and Tapio, who shaped their friendship more than a distributed …

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