Timo Rautiainen is really a Finnish singer, guitarist, and songwriter most widely known for his rock music group Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus (“Trio Neckshot”). He provides supplied vocals and electric guitar for the rings Lyijykomppania (“Leadcompany”) and Aku Ankkuli. In 2006-2007 he also hosted a ethnic television plan for Finnish Television. Timo Aulis Rautiainen was created on January 25, 1963 in Sulkava, Finland. Through the early section of his music profession, Rautiainen still proved helpful actively as students counselor — and was often dubbed “The Grim Instructor” with the press — but after his significant success, he continues to be exclusively functioning as a specialist musician. Rautiainen produced his name because the singer-guitarist of Lyijykomppania, a Finnish-language rock band with a solid cult pursuing that began its recording profession in 1990, though it had been began and disbanded once before in the first ’80s. Trio Niskalaukaus was produced quickly after Lyijykomppania dissolved in 1996 with the thought of writing metal music with ecological designs. By 2001, the music group was regularly breaking onto the graphs in Finland, and toured Germany with HiM after launching their initial German-language record. After several extremely effective albums, Trio Niskalaukaus continued hiatus in 2004 and was officially dismantled in past due 2006. A regular collaborator with Rautiainen since 2002 continues to be Y.U.P.’s Jarkko Martikainen. Rautiainen’s initial solo record was 2005’s Sarvivuori (“Horn Hill”), created and partly compiled by Martikainen and offering a great many other high-profile guests, such as for example Nightwish-founding member Tuomas Holopainen and Alexander Kuoppala, previous guitarist for Kids of Bodom. The discharge received somewhat blended reviews, nonetheless it nonetheless marketed well. Rautiainen decided to record only 1 solo effort, however the reputation of Sarvivuori led to a 2007 follow-up. His curiosity about folk music have been recorded on his singles and tribute recording looks, and he was as more likely to reinterpret the music of underground tale M.A. Numminen mainly because he was the blues of Tuomari Nurmio. These affects, in addition to his fascination with rings like Hedningarna, led to Loppuun Ajettu (“Powered to the finish”). That launch showed Rautiainen growing his musical range between metallic and hard rock and roll to flirtations with folk, blues and also rap music.