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The Man Eating Tree

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The Man-Eating Tree Is a Finnish five-piece band, performing atmospheric metal music. The seed of the new band was planted when Vesa Ranta, having taken a break from music after Sentenced, began to overcome his post-Sentenced battle fatigue and lack of musical motivation. The idea of a new band – or bands – was eventually brainstormed over a period of time between Vesa and his friends, including gentlemen Miika Tenkula, Aaron Rantonen, Janne Markus and Mikko Uusimaa. Plans were made reality in 2009; the outfit was completed by the addition of Tuomas Tuominen as a vocalist and Heidi Määttä as a keyboard player. First demo recordings were made in the spring and summer of 2009. The bulk of compositions are the origin of Janne Markus, with some contributio...

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10-03 Myllyvirta, Jarmo Excalion
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11-03 Kokkonen, Juha Dark The Suns
12-03 Pyyhtinen, Kalle ShamRain
13-03 Poimala, Sami EX-Morian, Airut
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19-03 Koskinen, Sape Sorrowind
19-03 Hanttu, Aksu Tuoni, Entwine
19-03 Villberg, Henri EX-Rapture
21-03 Koponen, Jussi EX-Nattvindens Gråt, Sethian
22-03 Pikka, Harri Omnium Gatherum
22-03 Kuusjärvi, Timo Random Eyes
22-03 Pikka, Harri Total Devastation
22-03 Kuusjärvi, Timo EX-Essence of Sorrow
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26-03 Flinck, Jason Brother Firetribe, Kings Of Modesty
27-03 Michael, Jörg EX-Stratovarius
28-03 Fahlund, Carl Peter Sturm Und Drang
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