Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Finland

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List of Finland bands, listed by their level of fame. This Finland musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Finland bands are included, as well as many Finland musicians of underground status. This list of Finland musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Finland bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop
Tarja Soile Susanna Cabuli, generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a full lyric soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. Turunen studied ...more
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Children of Bodom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal
Children of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Roope Latvala, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, and Jaska ...more
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Nightwish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja ...more
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Sonata Arctica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans, they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, ...more
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Apocalyptica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Cello rock
Apocalyptica is a Finnish metal band from Helsinki, Finland formed in 1993. The band is composed of classically trained cellists Eicca Toppinen, Paavo Lötjönen, and Perttu Kivilaakso ...more
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Alexi Laiho is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Heavy metal, Power metal, Thrash metal
Alexi "Wildchild" Laiho is a Finnish vocalist, composer, and guitarist. He is best known for being the lead guitarist as well as lead vocalist for melodic metal band Children of Bodom, ...more
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HIM is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Gothic rock, Rock music, Gothic metal
HIM is a Finnish rock band from Helsinki. Formed in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko "Linde" Lindström, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, HIM's ...more
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Ensiferum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal
Ensiferum is a Finnish folk metal band from Helsinki. The members of the band label themselves as "melodic folk metal."
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Norther is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Melodic death metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
Norther was a Finnish melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. The band broke up in 2012.
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Stratovarius is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
Stratovarius is a Finnish power metal band that formed in 1984. Since their formation, they have released 15 studio albums, 4 DVD and 3 live albums. Along with German bands Helloween, Blind ...more
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Hanoi Rocks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish hard rock band formed in 1979, whose most successful period came in the early 1980s. The band broke up in 1985 after their drummer Nicholas "Razzle" Dingley ...more
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Wintersun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal
Wintersun is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland and was originally created by guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist Jari Mäenpää as a side project to folk ...more
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Erno Matti Juhani Vuorinen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
Erno "Emppu" Matti Juhani Vuorinen is a Finnish guitarist, most famous for being a founding member and occasional songwriter of the symphonic metal band Nightwish. He is the oldest of ...more
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Turisas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Viking metal, Black metal, Power metal
Turisas are 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. Turisas are a ...more
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Tuomas Holopainen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal
Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal ...more
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Roope Latvala is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal
Roope Juhani Latvala is a Finnish guitarist who currently plays with the bands Children of Bodom and Sinergy. He was one of the founding members of Stone, which was one of the first notable ...more
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Jaska Raatikainen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Melodic death metal
Jaska Raatikainen is the drummer and co-founder of the band Children of Bodom.
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Jari Mäenpää is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal
Jari Mäenpää 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 ...more
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Ari Koivunen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Rock music, Power metal, Heavy metal
Ari Koivunen 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.
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Jani Liimatainen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Rock music, Melodic death metal, Power metal
Jani Allan Kristian Liimatainen is a Finnish musician, songwriter and backing vocalist . He is the former guitarist and one of the founding members of the power metal band Sonata Arctica. He has ...more
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Mikko Lindström is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Doom metal, Gothic rock, Rock music
Mikko Viljami Lindström is the lead guitarist of the Finnish rock band, HIM. Lindström is commonly called by his nickname, Linde.
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Marco Hietala is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala is a heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter. Internationally, he is most known as the current bass guitarist, male vocalist and secondary ...more
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Sentenced is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Doom metal, Melodic death metal, Gothic metal
Sentenced was a Finnish heavy metal band that played melodic death metal in their early years. The band formed in 1989, in the town of Muhos, Finland, and broke up in 2005.
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Amorphis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Doom metal, Death-doom, Progressive metal
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 ...more
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The 69 Eyes is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Finland
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock
The 69 Eyes are a multi-platinum selling Finnish rock band. They are currently signed to EMI Finland. The band's albums are now distributed worldwide. The End Records acts as the band's official ...more