List of Famous Bands from Helsinki

List of Helsinki bands, listed by their level of fame. This Helsinki musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Helsinki bands are included, as well as many Helsinki musicians of underground status. This list of Helsinki 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 Helsinki 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.

List ranges from Apocalyptica to Ensiferum and more.

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  • Apocalyptica
    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Cello rock
    • Albums: Worlds Collide, Inquisition Symphony, Amplified // A Decade of Reinventing the Cello, 7th Symphony, Reflections
    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 and drummer ...more
  • Ensiferum
    Melodic death metal, Viking metal, Black metal
    • Albums: Iron, Ensiferum, Victory Songs, 1997-1999, Unsung Heroes
    Ensiferum (Latin ēnsiferum, n adj., meaning "sword bearing") is a Finnish folk metal band from Helsinki. The members of the band label themselves as "melodic folk metal."
  • Stratovarius
    Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Infinite, Visions, Twilight Time, Fourth Dimension, Black Diamond: The Anthology
    Stratovarius is a Finnish heavy metal band that formed in 1984. Since their formation, they have released 15 studio albums, 4 DVDs and 5 live albums. In its history, the band has gone through many ...more
  • Hanoi Rocks
    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Two Steps From the Move, Oriental Beat, Back to Mystery City, Twelve Shots on the Rocks, Street Poetry
    Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish rock band formed in 1979. They were the first Finnish band to chart in the UK and they were also popular in Japan. The band broke up in June 1985 after the drummer Nicholas ...more
  • Wintersun
    Progressive metal, Melodic death metal, Viking metal
    • Albums: Time I, Wintersun, Winter Madness
    Wintersun is a Finnish heavy metal band from Helsinki originally formed as the side project of Jari Mäenpää, then vocalist and guitarist of folk metal band Ensiferum. In 2003, Mäenpää began pulling ...more
  • Roope Latvala
    Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Power metal
    • Albums: Anthems
    Roope Juhani Latvala (born 25 June 1970) is a Finnish guitarist, best known as the former rhythm guitarist for the band Children of Bodom from 2003 to 2015 and co-lead guitarist of Sinergy. He was ...more