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Amorphis

Band of the Week 36 Amorphis

There is power in a name, as ancient wisdom claims. And sometimes a prophecy. It was a moment of rare foresight when guitarist Esa Holopainen came up with a name for his new band: AMORPHIS. Derived from "amorphous" (without determinate form, shapeless), the choice would subsequently prove more apt than anyone could have imagined at the time. It was the fall of 1990, and the bands two founding members, Esa and drummer Jan Rechberger, had recently joined forces with guitarist/vocalist Tomi Koivusaari and bassist Olli-Pekka "Oppu" Laine to leave their mark on the emerging Finnish death metal scene, only to transcend it by far and set their sights on new horizons before that scene even reached the surface of public awareness. From the outset, AMORPHIS were determined to fo...

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SONATA ARCTICA Club Soda, Montréal, QC Canada

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SONATA ARCTICA Impérial de Québec, Québec City, QC Canada

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SONATA ARCTICA Mavericks, Ottawa, ON Canada

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SONATA ARCTICA Mod Club, Toronto, ON Canada

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SONATA ARCTICA Soundstage, Baltimore, MD USA

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SONATA ARCTICA Altar Bar, Pittsburgh, PA USA

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