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Amorphis

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Helsinki
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Progressive/Death/Doom Metal (early), Melodic Heavy Metal/Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
War (early), Death, Finnish Legends, Kalevala
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1990-present
First band added to the Metal Archives!

Amorphis is derived from the Greek 'amorphous' which means without determinate form, shapeless.

With Violent Solution's break-up, Jan Rechberger and Esa Holopainen formed Amorphis in 1990 with Jan on drums, Esa on lead guitars, Tomi Koivusaari as vocalist, and Olli-Pekka Laine as bassist. Soon after signing with Relapse Records (which would remain their ...
Current
Jan Rechberger Drums (1990-1995, 2003-present), Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: ex-Violent Solution, Grease Helmet, ex-Ajattara
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead) (1990-present)
See also: ex-Violent Solution, ex-Chaosbreed
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm) (1990-present), Vocals (1990-1997, 2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Verenpisara, ex-Ajattara, ex-Violent Solution, ex-Jam-Bore, ex-Karuselli, ex-Rebirth, ex-Velcra
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1999-present)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, Verenpisara
Niclas Etelävuori Bass, Vocals (backing) (2000-present)
See also: ex-Kyyria, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Grease Helmet, ex-Verenpisara
Tomi Joutsen Vocals (2005-present)
See also: Corpse Molester Cult, Sinisthra, ex-Käsi, ex-Nevergreen, Feelings, Funeral Jacket, ex-The Candles Burning Blue
Past
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (1990-2000)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Nuxvomica, ex-Chaosbreed, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Barren Earth, Turisas (live), Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Mannhai
Pekka Kasari Drums (1995-2003)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Demolisher, ex-Ajattara
Kim Rantala Keyboards (1995-1998)
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (1995-2004)
See also: Mannhai, ex-Ajattara, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Gomorran Kone, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Current (Live)
Sakari Kukko Saxophone, Flute (2012-present)
See also: Piirpauke
Past (Live)
Ville Tuomi Vocals (additional) (1994-1995, 2010)
See also: ex-Kyyria, Leningrad Cowboys, ex-Suburban Tribe
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto Vocals (2004)
See also: ex-Charon, Harmaja, Northern Kings, ex-Poisonblack
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (2010)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Nuxvomica, ex-Chaosbreed, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Jussi Ahlroth Bass (2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Spiha, ex-Disaster, ex-Rebirth
Pekka Kasari Drums (2010)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Demolisher, ex-Ajattara
Kim Rantala Keyboards (2010)
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2010)
See also: Barren Earth, Turisas (live), Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Mannhai
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (2010)
See also: Mannhai, ex-Ajattara, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Gomorran Kone, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Mari Multanen Vocals (backing) (2012)
Jan Rechberger Drums (1990-1995, 2003-present), Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: ex-Violent Solution, Grease Helmet, ex-Ajattara
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead) (1990-present)
See also: ex-Violent Solution, ex-Chaosbreed
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm) (1990-present), Vocals (1990-1997, 2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Verenpisara, ex-Ajattara, ex-Violent Solution, ex-Jam-Bore, ex-Karuselli, ex-Rebirth, ex-Velcra
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1999-present)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, Verenpisara
Niclas Etelävuori Bass, Vocals (backing) (2000-present)
See also: ex-Kyyria, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Grease Helmet, ex-Verenpisara
Tomi Joutsen Vocals (2005-present)
See also: Corpse Molester Cult, Sinisthra, ex-Käsi, ex-Nevergreen, Feelings, Funeral Jacket, ex-The Candles Burning Blue
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (1990-2000)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Nuxvomica, ex-Chaosbreed, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Barren Earth, Turisas (live), Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Mannhai
Pekka Kasari Drums (1995-2003)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Demolisher, ex-Ajattara
Kim Rantala Keyboards (1995-1998)
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (1995-2004)
See also: Mannhai, ex-Ajattara, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Gomorran Kone, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Current
Sakari Kukko Saxophone, Flute (2012-present)
See also: Piirpauke
Past
Ville Tuomi Vocals (additional) (1994-1995, 2010)
See also: ex-Kyyria, Leningrad Cowboys, ex-Suburban Tribe
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto Vocals (2004)
See also: ex-Charon, Harmaja, Northern Kings, ex-Poisonblack
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (2010)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Nuxvomica, ex-Chaosbreed, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Jussi Ahlroth Bass (2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Spiha, ex-Disaster, ex-Rebirth
Pekka Kasari Drums (2010)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Demolisher, ex-Ajattara
Kim Rantala Keyboards (2010)
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2010)
See also: Barren Earth, Turisas (live), Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Mannhai
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (2010)
See also: Mannhai, ex-Ajattara, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Gomorran Kone, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Mari Multanen Vocals (backing) (2012)
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-07 22:00:53 Last modified on: 2014-10-22 20:48:39
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