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Finntroll
Finntroll, Metaltown 2008.JPG
Skrymer an Vreth wi Finntroll at Metaltown 2008
Background information
Oreigin Helsinki, Finland
Genres Fowk metal, black metal
Years active 1997–present
Labels Spinefarm, Century Media
Associate acts Moonsorrow, Korpiklaani,
Swallow the Sun, Ensiferum,
Shape of Despair, Barathrum
Wabsteid www.finntroll.net
Members Mathias "Vreth" Lillmåns
Samuli "Skrymer" Ponsimaa
Mikael "Routa" Karlbom
Sami "Tundra" Uusitalo
Samu "Beast Dominator" Ruotsalainen
Henri "Trollhorn" Sorvali
Aleksi "Virta" Virta
Past members Teemu "Somnium" Raimoranta
Tapio Wilska

Finntroll is a Finnish fowk metal baund frae Helsinki, Finland. Thay jyne thegither pairts o extreme metal wi Finnish polka muisic, cried humppa. Thair name coud mean aither "Trowe frae Finland" or "Plouky Trowe", syne in Swadish the wird Finne can mean aither a chiel frae Finland or plouk.

Leerics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tho thay are frae Finland, thair leerics is aw in Swadish syne thair first leeracist, Jan "Katla" Jämsen haed Swadish as his mither tongue an acause, thay threap, Swadish "soonds damn troweish". Maist o thair leerics is anent trowes an early Finnish history an paganism. Some o thair leerics is gey anti-Christian, but it is whiles teuch tae ken gin thay are sairious or no.

The Twa Foondin Memmers[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kalta, wha stairtit the baund in 1998 wis forced tae quat the baund in 2001 due tae a tumour (no cancer, but) that wis in his vocal chords an coudna be taen oot wi surgery. Housome'er, he is aye the baund's heidmaist leeracist an haes been a guest on Visor om Slutet in 2003.

The ither foondin member, Teemu "Somnium" Raimoranta, dee'd in 2003, efter fawin aff a brig. The offeecial verdict on his daith wis that he wis fou an the faw wis a mishanter. Housome'er, a freend o his, Mikka Luttinen (the sangster frae Impaled Nazarene), jalouses that he duin awa wi hissel, an that he haed anerly haed three beers at the time. Nane o the foondin members is in the baund the nou.

Maugre o that, the baund wins on, tourin aften an settin furth new material.

Discografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Demos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Rivfader (1998)

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Line-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Mathias "Vreth" Lillmåns – Vocals
  • Samuli "Skrymer" Ponsimaa – Guitar
  • Mikael "Routa" Karlbom – Guitar
  • Sami "Tundra" Uusitalo – Bass guitar
  • Samu "Beast Dominator" Ruotsalainen – Drums
  • Henri "Trollhorn" Sorvali - Keybuirds

Former members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Tapio Wilska– Vocals
  • Pete Eskelinen - Vocals (temporar member, staund-in for twa-three live shaws)
  • Jan "Katla" Jämsen – Vocals (tho he quat the baund in 2001 due tae heal raisons, he haes conteenad tae scrieve leerics an be a guest on Finntroll records)
  • Teemu "Somnium" Raimoranta – Guitar (dee'd in 2003, fawin aff a brig)
  • Tomi Ullgren – Guitar

Fremmit Airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]