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Esa Holopainen

Esa Holopainen

Real/full name:
Esa Holopainen
44 (born Oct 1st, 1972)
Place of origin:


His influences include Ritchie Blackmore, Dave Gilmour, John McLaughlin (known for his work with Miles Davis and Mahavishnu Orchestra), and Petri Walli (Kingston Wall). Holopainen uses ESP guitars and Koch amplifiers.


Guitars (lead) (1990-present)

1991 Disment of Soul (Demo) Guitars (lead)
1991 Amorphis (Single) Guitars
1992 The Karelian Isthmus Guitars (electric, 12-string acoustic), Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 8-10)
1993 Privilege of Evil (EP) Guitars
1994 Tales from the Thousand Lakes Guitars (lead)
1994 Black Winter Day (EP) Guitars (lead)
1995 Black Winter Day / Fear (Split) Guitars (lead)
1996 Elegy Guitars (lead, acoustic), Electric sitar
1997 My Kantele (EP) Guitars (lead)
1999 Divinity / Northern Lights (Single) Guitars (lead)
1999 Tuonela Guitars (lead, acoustic)
2001 Alone (Single) Guitars (lead)
2001 Am Universum Guitars (lead)
2003 Day of Your Beliefs (Single) Guitars (lead)
2003 Far from the Sun Guitars (lead)
2003 Evil Inside (Single) Guitars (lead)
2004 Relapse Singles Series Vol. 4 (Split) Guitars (lead)
2006 House of Sleep (Single) Guitars (lead)
2006 Eclipse Guitars (lead)
2006 The Smoke (Single) Guitars (lead)
2007 Silent Waters (Single) Guitars (lead)
2007 Silent Waters Guitars (lead)
2009 Silver Bride (Single) Guitars (lead)
2009 Skyforger Guitars (lead)
2009 From the Heaven of My Heart (Single) Guitars (lead)
2009 Martyr of the Free Word / From the Heaven of My Heart (Split) Guitars (lead)
2010 Forging the Land of Thousand Lakes (Video) Guitars (lead)
2010 Magic & Mayhem - Tales from the Early Years Guitars (lead)
2011 You I Need (Single) Guitars (lead)
2011 The Beginning of Times Guitars (lead)
2013 Hopeless Days (Single) Guitars (lead)
2013 The Wanderer (Single) Guitars (lead)
2013 Circle Guitars (lead)
2015 Sacrifice (Single) Guitars (lead)
2015 Under the Red Cloud Guitars (lead)
2015 Tales from Lake Bodom (Split) Guitars (lead)
(show all)



2003 Unleashed Carnage (EP) Guitars
2004 Brutal Guitars
2004 Chaosbreed / Rytmihäiriö (Split) Guitars

Violent Solution


1990 Period of Depression (Demo) Guitars
1990 Paralysis / Individual Nightmare (EP) Guitars


2006 Hellroad Caravan Guitars (lead) (track 4)


2007 Silent Waters Art direction
Added by: Demenekan Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2011-04-09 10:35:29 Last modified on: 2017-01-15 05:07:15
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