Who is Amorphis?

Who is Amorphis?

Amorphis is a Finnish heavy metal band founded by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari, and Esa Holopainen in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but on later albums they evolved into playing other genres, including progressive metal, and folk metal.

Where is Amorphis from?

Helsinki, FinlandAmorphis / Origin

Who is the lead singer of Amorphis?

Tomi JoutsenSince 2005
Pasi Koskinen1996 – 2004
Amorphis/Lead singers

How many albums has Amorphis sold?

Studio albums

Title Album details Sales
Elegy Released: May 14, 1996 Label: Relapse Formats: CD, CS, LP, DL Worldwide: 130,000 US: 15,100
Tuonela Released: March 29, 1999 Label: Relapse Formats: CD, CS, LP, DL US: 12,765
Am Universum Released: April 3, 2001 Label: Relapse Formats: CD, CS, LP, DL US: 7,757

What genre is Amorphis?

Death metal
MetalProgressive metal

Why did Pasi Koskinen leave Amorphis?

Yeah, we came to the point where we spoke with Pasi \[Koskinen – ex-Amorphis singer] and he told us he wasn’t motivated anymore and he couldn’t tour with the band anymore.

What was the first band added to Metal Archives?

The first band added to the Metal Archives. Amorphis is derived from the Greek ‘amorphous’ which means without determinate form, shapeless.

Are ESA and Tuomas Holopainen related?

(Laughs) We’re distant relatives. I mean, Tuomas and I have been talking from long ago..

What is metallum?

metallum n (genitive metallī); second declension. metal (atomic element or material made of such atoms) precious metals, especially gold or silver. mine (place where metals are found)

Is Tuomas Holopainen married?

Johanna KurkelaTuomas Holopainen / Spouse (m. 2015)

Why did Pasi leave Amorphis?

Who runs Metal Archives?

Morrigan, Hellblazer
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Type of site Music database, reviews
Owner Morrigan, Hellblazer
Created by Morrigan, Hellblazer
URL The Metal Archives
Commercial No

What is the history of Amorphis?

Amorphis experienced their Renaissance when Tomi Joutsen joined in 2005. Having taken a death-doom approach in their early days, Amorphis found their identity when Joutsen’s voice made them one of the best melodeath acts on the planet. ^ “Amorphis: Fourth Trailer For ‘Queen Of Time’ Album”. Blabbermouth.net. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2019.

When did Amorphis record their new album?

The band began demoing new songs at the start of 2015, and on 4 March, it was announced that Amorphis would begin to record a new album in April, at Fascination Street Studio, Örebro, Sweden with Jens Bogren, and with an album release date sometime in September 2015.

Joutsen, best known for his work with metal band Sinisthra, urged Amorphis to return to the use of contrasting vocal styles for their next album. His first album with the band, Eclipse, was released in 2006.

When did Amorphis Skyforger come out?

In November 2008, Amorphis entered Sonic Pump Studios to begin recording their 9th album. The result of those studio sessions, Skyforger, was released in Finland on 27 May 2009, throughout Europe two days later, and in the United States on 16 June.

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