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Mika Karppinen

Mika Karppinen

Real/full name:
Mika Karppinen
Age:
44 (born Feb 8th, 1971)
Place of origin:
Sweden (Eskilstuna)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Karppinen is mostly known as Gas Lipstick, the drummer of goth rockers HIM from 1999 to 2015.

Although he was born in Sweden, he's Finnish and he has always been living in Helsinki where he studied music at the local conservatory and got married in 2008.

Trivia

Karppinen has been a drum technician for Stratovarius and has played drums on the band's singer's solo project Kotipelto.

Ääritila

Drums

Bendover

As Gas:
Drums

To Separate the Flesh from the Bones

As Pus Sypope:
Drums (2002-?)

2004 For Those About to Rot (EP) Drums
2004 Utopia Sadistica Drums

Valvontakomissio

Vocals, Drums (1984-present)

Dementia

As Mika "Kaasu" Karppinen:
Guitars, Vocals (1986-1996)

1995 Dementia Guitars, Vocals

Dischange

Drums (1991)

Eyes of Eden

Drums

Gandalf

As Mika "Gas Lipstick" Karppinen:
Drums (1993)

1993 Will Life Ever End? (Demo) Drums

HIM

Drums (1999-2015)

Kyyria

As Gas Lipstick:
Drums (1992-1998)

1993 Kyyria (EP) Drums
1995 Blessed Ravings Drums
1997 Alien Drums
1998 Inner Wellness Drums

Tarot

Drums

Eyes of Eden

As Gas Lipstick:

2007 Faith Drums

Gandalf

1994 Demo 2 (Demo) Guitars

Kotipelto

2002 Waiting for the Dawn Drums (tracks 10, 11)

Gandalf

1993 Will Life Ever End? (Demo) Mixing, Engineering (as "Mika")
Added by: Demenekan Modified by: Verd
Added on: 2011-04-09 10:52:21 Last modified on: 2015-04-26 08:12:21
 
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