1. Oz is a Finnish heavy metal band in the 80's. They're not very well known these days but they were among the first and most succesful bands and did some solid groundwork for the Finnish metal scene that blooms today. The band retired after releasing the "Roll the Dice" album, but reunited, located in Sweden, in February 2010. The band has, until this day, released 5 studio albums, 1 EP, Two singles and has appeared on "Scandinavian Metal Attack" splits 1 & 2.
Musician and composer Jimi Tenor has never settled for the traditional role of a pop artist. He is known as a productive musician whose work lies beyond current trends, and also as a performer who combines the finest elements of afro-american music, spontaneous silliness and shameless glamour in an original way. Besides being a professional musician for almost 20 years, Jimi Tenor (born Lassi Lehto, 1965, Lahti, Finland) has also practised photography, directed short films and designed clothes and musical instruments.
There is more than one artist with the name Black Swan. 1). Black Swan, New York-based cinematic orchestrated ambient drones, releasing the highly acclaimed 'Black Swan (in 8 Movements)', the 2011 return LP, 'The Quiet Divide', along with two 2012 releases, 'AETERNA' and 'Heaven'. website: http://www.swanplague.com/ 2). Black Swan, a Melodic Black Metal band from Finland, started in 1995 as a two-man project of T. Palokangas and J. Tuomivaara. The band released "Demo '96" with T. Palokangas handling guitars and vocals and J.
Mangoo (1) is a fuzz/stoner pop band from Turku, Finland. Their debut album "Neolithic" was released in 21st of January 2009 by 7:45 Records. The band members are: Pickles, vocals & guitar; Mattarn, guitar; Igor, bass; Nikky, keyboards & percussion; Teemu, Drums.
Mangoo (2) a techno-trance group. Their releases include (among others) Jambo Tropicana.
There are at least ten bands named Downfall (you'd think at least one of them would change their name). (1) Californian Punk band
Downfall was a ska and punk band from the Bay Area formed by Tim Armstrong, Matt Freeman, Dave Mello, Pat Mello, and Jason Hammon following the break-up of Operation Ivy in 1989 and pre-dating Armstrong's and Freeman's wider recognition in Rancid. They performed three shows at Gilman over a period of three months: one of these shows was recorded. for more info check out http://www.operationivy.com/downfall.php
CMX (short for Cloaca Maxima) is a Finnish rock group consisting of A.W. Yrjänä (vocals, bass), Janne Halmkrona (guitar) and Timo Rasio (guitar). Starting as an English language hardcore punk band, CMX eventually moved to a bit more conventional style of rock, even though their music could be described as somewhat experimental (at least when compared to the other Finnish mainstream rock groups). Known for Yrjänä's folklore-esque lyrics, riped with references to religion, mythology...
The four piece rock band from Finland was formed in early 2006. The band consists of guitaris/vocalist Allan Cotterill, guitarist Tuomo Korander, drummer Teemu Leikas and bass player Jarkko Penttinen. Each member has played their instruments for several years. Although all the band members are talented musicians individually, the band constantly works as a team and that's where the true talent comes from. On the other hand the members each have their own unique personality.
As of December 8th, 2009, their screamer, Juuso Puhakka, left the band.
Whos METALHEAD? The brainchild of Bob Feddersen, former singer of LOUDMOUTH. METALHEAD features raspy melodic vocals over heavy, rock-riff guitars. The band features Bob Feddersen/Vocals,Guitar; Kevin"Karp"Rodgers/Bass; Aaron Esquitin/Drums; Chris Spidale/Guitar.
Brother Firetribe is an Album Oriented Rock (AOR) band formed in 2002 in Finland. They describe their music as easy going rock. The band was originally called False Metal, but they changed their name to Brother Firetribe; however, the album is called ‘False Metal’. They take their name from an in-joke as a perfect description for their music is ‘tennis heavy’ and the name of a well known Finnish tennis player Veli Paloheimo translates into English as ‘Brother Firetribe’. The album title ‘False Metal’ comes from a slogan coined by heavy metal group Manowar, ‘Death to False Metal’.
Disco Ensemble was formed in 1996 in Pori, Finland. For many years the band has been in the basements and underground-venues, writing songs and playing shows that would have put any band in the limelight to shame. From periods ranging from progressive hardcore to more accessible punk rock, childhood friends Mikko (drums) and Jussi (guitar), bassist Lasse and vocalist Miikka have been Finland's best kept secret for too long.