Finnish heavy metal singers

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  1. Ville Valo
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    Ville Valo

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    Ville Hermanni Valo (born 22 November 1976) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, artist, and multi instrumentalist. He is the frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM. Valo has a baritone voice type and has maintained a wide vocal range throughout his career.


  2. Tarja Turunen
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    Tarja Turunen

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    Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves.


  3. Alexi Laiho
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    Alexi Laiho

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    Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho (born Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho; April 8, 1979) is a Finnish vocalist, composer, and guitarist. He is best known for being the lead guitarist as well as lead vocalist for melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, and he is also the guitarist for Sinergy and Kylähullut. He has previously played with Thy Serpent and Impaled Nazarene on occasion, as well as Warmen and Hypocrisy.


  4. Tuomas Holopainen
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    Tuomas Holopainen

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    Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish. He has also studied jazz and classical styles, but prefers to be influenced by harmonic film music.


  5. Michael Monroe
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    Michael Monroe

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    Matti Antero Kristian Fagerholm (born 17 June 1962 in Helsinki), best known by his stage name, Michael Monroe, is a Finnish rock musician and multi-instrumentalist who rose to fame as the vocalist for the glam punk band Hanoi Rocks, and has served as the frontman for all-star side projects, such as Demolition 23. and Jerusalem Slim (with Steve Stevens).


  6. Lordi
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    Lordi

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    Mr Lordi aka Mr L (born Tomi Petteri Putaansuu, 15 February 1974, Rovaniemi, Finland) is a Finnish musician, businessman, special effect make-up artist, songwriter, actor, painter, comics artist and graphic designer.


  7. Ari Koivunen
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    Ari Koivunen

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    Ari Koivunen (born June 7, 1984, Kouvola) is a Finnish heavy metal singer who rose to fame as the winner of the Finnish singing competition Idols in 2007. Koivunen is vocalist of the Finnish metal band Amoral.


  8. Marco Hietala
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    Marco Hietala

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    Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala (born January 14, 1966 in Tervo, Finland) is a heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter. Internationally, he is most known as the current bass guitarist, male vocalist and secondary composer to Tuomas Holopainen, of the symphonic metal band Nightwish. He is also the vocalist and bassist as well as composer and lyricist for the heavy metal band Tarot.


  9. H. Olliver Twisted
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    H. Olliver Twisted

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    Olli Herman Kosunen (born 19 May 1983 in Kuopio, Finland) is a Finnish singer who was the former frontman to the Swedish glam metal band Crashdïet. Twisted is currently a member of the Finnish glam metal band Reckless Love.


  10. Timo Kotipelto
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    Timo Kotipelto

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    Timo Antero Kotipelto (born 15 March 1969 in Lappajärvi, Finland) is the vocalist of the Finnish power metal band Stratovarius and is the creator and vocalist of the power metal band Kotipelto. Kotipelto is currently the longest standing member of Stratovarius, after the departure of Timo Tolkki.


  11. Mathias Lillmåns
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    Mathias Lillmåns

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    Mathias "Vreth" Lillmåns is the vocalist for the Finnish folk metal band Finntroll, and has been since 2006. He is also the vocalist and the bassist for the bands Chthonian and Twilight Moon. In 2009 he and fellow Finntroll member Samuli Ponsimaa formed the death metal band DecomposteR, in which he is the vocalist and bassist.


  12. Mathias Nygård
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    Mathias Nygård

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    Turisas is a Finnish metal band from Hämeenlinna. They were founded in 1997 by Mathias Nygård and Jussi Wickström, and named after an ancient Finnish God of war.


  13. Tony Kakko
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    Tony Kakko

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    Toni Kristian "Tony" Kakko (born 16 May 1975) is a Finnish musician, composer and vocalist. He is mainly known as the vocalist, primary songwriter, and creative force in the band Sonata Arctica since 1996.


  14. Juha Kylmänen
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    Juha Kylmänen

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    Juha Kylmänen (born 1981) is a Finnish vocalist of gothic metal bands For My Pain... and Reflexion.


  15. Petri Lindroos
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    Petri Lindroos

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    Petri Lindroos (born 10 January 1980 in Espoo, Finland) is a melodic death/folk metal guitarist and vocalist. He is currently the lead vocalist in Ensiferum and, prior to this, was a founder and lead vocalist for Norther.


  16. Jari Mäenpää
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    Jari Mäenpää

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    Jari Mäenpää (born 23 December 1977, in Finland) is a Finnish guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist. He is the founder of the band Wintersun in which he performs vocals, plays guitar and keyboards. He also played bass on Wintersun's first album before hiring a full-time line-up. Before forming Wintersun, Mäenpää was best known for his time in the folk metal band Ensiferum, which he joined in 1996 after leaving his prior band named Immemorial. Wintersun was initially planned as a parallel project alongside Ensiferum, but in January, 2004 he was forced to leave Ensiferum due to clashes between their touring schedule and the studio recording time he had booked for Wintersun.


  17. Ville Laihiala
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    Ville Laihiala

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    Ville Laihiala (born June 13, 1973) is the current vocalist and guitarist of the Finnish Gothic metal group, Poisonblack. He was also the frontman for Sentenced from 1996 (when he replaced their former bassist and vocalist, Taneli Jarva) until the group ended their career in 2005. When joining Sentenced he was soon accepted by fans. He wrote very few songs for Sentenced (whose main-songwriters were Miika Tenkula and Sami Lopakka), for example the song "Aika Multaa Muistot" on the album, "The Cold White Light".


  18. Tomi Joutsen
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    Tomi Joutsen

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    Tomi Joutsen (born April 30, 1975) is a musician currently in the bands Sinisthra, as the vocalist/frontman, Corpse Molester Cult, as the guitarist and backing vocalist, Feelings, as the drummer and Funeral Jacket (unknown musical position), but he is most notably the vocalist for Amorphis. He was formally in the bands Käsi, as the vocalist & The Candles Burning Blue, as the drummer. In 1999, he founded Sinisthra with Markku Mäkinen under the name Evergreen. He performs both harsh and clean vocals, a contrast to the traditional heavy metal and punk rock stylish high-pitched voice of former Amorphis singer Pasi Koskinen. Tomi's voice style is very deep, similar to a gothic metal singer in the vein of Nick Holmes from Paradise Lost and Peter Steele of Type O Negative.


  19. Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
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    Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto

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    Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (also known as JP) (born 15 November 1974 in Raahe, Finland) is a Finnish musician. He was in the band Charon until the summer of 2011 as a vocalist and songwriter and currently he is in the band Harmaja as a vocalist, guitar player and songwriter and also in the band Northern Kings as a vocalist. He also provided vocals for the first release from the band Poisonblack, which featured members from several other Finnish rock bands.


  20. Heidi Parviainen
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    Heidi Parviainen

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    Heidi Parviainen (born March 8, 1979) is a Finnish lyric soprano, and best known as the former lead singer of Finnish symphonic power metal band Amberian Dawn. Before working with Amberian Dawn, she played keyboards and provided background vocals for a heavy metal band called Iconofear. Shortly after leaving Amberian Dawn, Heidi launched her own musical project called "Dark Sarah".


  21. Erna Siikavirta
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    Erna Siikavirta

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    Erna Inari Kaarina Siikavirta (born 8 October 1977 in Espoo) is a Finnish keyboard player. She is best known as a member of the Finnish hard rock band Lordi, which she joined in 1997 under the stage name Enary. She left the band in 2005, at the request of the other members.


  22. Pasi Koskinen
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    Pasi Koskinen

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    Pasi Koskinen (born 1972) is a Finnish metal vocalist and musician, currently the vocalist and guitarist of the band Datura Nemesis (2013-), but he is perhaps best known as the vocalist the band Amorphis (1995-2004).


  23. Jouni Hynynen
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    Jouni Hynynen

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    Jouni Kalervo Hynynen (born February 15, 1970, in Joutseno, Finland) is the guitarist/vocalist in Kotiteollisuus, a Finnish heavy metal band. He also writes the band's music along with his bandmates, and contributes majority of the lyrics. He has also written books, hosted a reality TV show called "Äijät" ('The men') with Jone Nikula and been a columnist for newspapers. He is known not only for his desperate and dark lyrics and his extraordinary looks and attitude, but also his sense of humour, which can be seen, for example, in NO SORI!, where Hynynen is the "special editor-in-chief". Hynynen, alongside with his Kotiteollisuus bandmates Hongisto and Sinkkonen, and Antti "Hyrde" Hyyrynen of Stam1na, his brother Janne (ex-Mokoma) and Kaarle of Viikate use the magazine to make fun of tabloids, among other things.


  24. Jarkko Ahola
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    Jarkko Ahola

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    Jarkko Kalevi Ahola (Toijala, 24 August 1977) is a performing artist, a composer and a singer. He is the vocalist and bass player and one of the three songwriters of the band Teräsbetoni. He is also a member of a Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup Northern Kings together with Marco Hietala from Nightwish, Tarot and Sapattivuosi, Tony Kakko from Sonata Arctica and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto from Charon and Harmaja.


  25. Anne Nurmi
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    Anne Nurmi

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    Anne Marjanna Nurmi (born 22 August 1968 in Tampere) is a Finnish singer, composer and keyboard player who is a member of the band Lacrimosa. She lives in Switzerland.


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