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OreiginÄhtäri, Finland
GenresMelodic daith metal
Years active1998−present
LabelsSpinefarm, Catharsis
MembersAntti Haapanen
Tuukka Tuomela
Ville Lamminaho
Hannu Savolainen
Ilkka Unnbom

Noumena is a melodic daith metal baund frae Finland. The baund's name comes frae the wird noumenon, a philosophical term uised bi Immanuel Kant. The baund consists o five members: vocalist Antti Haapanen, guitarists Tuukka Tuomela an Ville Lamminaho, bass guitarist Hannu Savolainen an drummer Ilkka Unnbom. Session member is female vocalist Suvi Uura.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Noumena wis foondit in Ähtäri, Finland in the ware o 1998. In 1999, efter twa demo tapes an several concerts, the baund wis gien a record deal wi a Singaporean record label. Their debut album wis recordit later that year at Astia Studio; however, the record label went bankrupt before the album wis released. It wasna until late 2001 that an Australien label, Catharsis Records, agreed tae release the album, gien the title Pride/Fall.

The following years wur unproductive, until, in Januar 2004, Noumena released a fower-track promo. This wis moderately successful an led tae a deal wi Spikefarm Records. The baund spent the next October an November makin their seicont album, Absence, which wis released Aprile 13, 2005.

Muisical style[eedit | eedit soorce]

The roots o Noumena's muisic may be foond in the Scandinavian daith metal tradition and 1980s hivy metal.

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Pride/Fall (2001)
  • Absence (2005)
  • Anatomy of Life (2006)

EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Triumph and Loss (2006) (digital release anerlie)

Demos an Promos[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Aeons (1998)
  • For the Fragile One (1999)
  • Promo 2000
  • Sala
  • The Tempter (2004)

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