Bands/Musicians Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List

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List of Finnish Symphonic metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Symphonic metal solo artists from Finland are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Finnish music that you've never heard before. The Symphonic metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Finland. If you think the best Finnish Symphonic metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing has a variety of bands in it, like Tarja Turunen and Children of Bodom.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Symphonic metal bands from Finland?" and "Which Symphonic metal bands started in Finland?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop
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Children of Bodom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Symphonic black metal
3
Nightwish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
4
Sonata Arctica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
5
Apocalyptica is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Cello rock
6
Stratovarius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
7
Erno Matti Juhani Vuorinen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
8
Turisas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Viking metal, Black metal, Power metal
9
Tuomas Holopainen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Symphonic black metal, Gothic metal, Black metal
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Marco Hietala is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
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Battlelore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal
12
Tacere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Gothic metal, Power metal
13
Eternal Tears of Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Thrash metal, Melodic death metal
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Tapio Wilska is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Thrash metal, Progressive metal
15
Amberian Dawn is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal
16
Celesty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal
17
Mors Principium Est is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal
18
The Rasmus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Gothic rock, Pop music, Rock music
19
Perttu Kivilaakso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Cello rock, Heavy metal, Symphonic metal
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Sami Vänskä is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Power metal, Symphonic metal
21
Hevein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal
22
Indica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Symphonic metal
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Eicca Toppinen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Cello rock, Symphonic metal
24
For My Pain... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Post-metal, Gothic metal, Heavy metal
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Jukka Nevalainen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Finnish Symphonic Metal Bands List
Power metal, Symphonic metal