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Turisas

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Hämeenlinna
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1997
Genre:
Folk/Symphonic Metal
Lyrical themes:
Battles, Journeys, Glory, Mythology, History
Current label:
Century Media
Years active:
1997-1998 (as Köyliö), 1999-present
Formed under the name Köyliö in 1997, the band's name was changed to Turisas between 1998 and 1999. Turisas (Iku-Turso) is the name of a sea monster in Finnish mythlogy, sometimes considered a god of war.

In July 2004, Georg Laakso was stabbed six times in the back after getting in a fight with a stranger, but suffered no serious injuries. On the morning of October 29th 2005 Georg was in a ...
Current
Jussi Wickström Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1997-present)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Warlord Nygård Vocals (lead), Programming (1997-present), Keyboards (2007-2012)
See also: ex-Köyliö, ex-Cadacross
Olli Vänskä Violin, Vocals (backing) (2007-present)
Jesper Anastasiadis Bass (2012-present)
See also: Funk in Funk Stairs
Jaakko Jakku Drums (2012-present)
See also: ex-Quietus
Past
Mikko Törmikoski Bass (1997-2004)
Tude Lehtonen Drums, Percussion (1997-2012)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Ari Kärkkäinen Guitars (1997-1999)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Antti Ventola Keyboards (1997-2007)
See also: ex-Cadacross, ex-Köyliö
Sami Aarnio Bass (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Cadacross
Georg Laakso Guitars (1999-2006)
See also: ex-Cadacross
Tino Ahola Bass (2000-2001)
See also: Sorkka, ex-Cadacross
Lisko Accordion (2007-2008)
Hannu Horma Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2011)
See also: Dirge Eternal
Netta Skog Accordion (2009-2011)
Robert Engstrand Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2011-2014)
See also: Ben Gran Felt Band, ex-Kotipelto (live), ex-Dingo, ex-The Flower Kings (live)
Current (Live)
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2014-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Amorphis, ex-Mannhai
Past (Live)
Riku Ylitalo Accordion (2004)
Antti Laurila Accordion (2004-2007)
Lisko Accordion, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
Hannes Horma Bass, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
See also: Dirge Eternal
Olli Vänskä Violin, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
Jaakko Kunnas Bass (2010-2011)
See also: Helion, ex-Pain Confessor, ex-To/Die/For (live)
Jukka-Pekka Miettinen Bass, Vocals (backing) (2011-2012)
See also: Empyrean Bane, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Mandragora, ex-Ensiferum, ex-Alghazanth (live), ex-Cadacross
Jussi Wickström Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1997-present)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Warlord Nygård Vocals (lead), Programming (1997-present), Keyboards (2007-2012)
See also: ex-Köyliö, ex-Cadacross
Olli Vänskä Violin, Vocals (backing) (2007-present)
Jesper Anastasiadis Bass (2012-present)
See also: Funk in Funk Stairs
Jaakko Jakku Drums (2012-present)
See also: ex-Quietus
Mikko Törmikoski Bass (1997-2004)
Tude Lehtonen Drums, Percussion (1997-2012)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Ari Kärkkäinen Guitars (1997-1999)
See also: ex-Köyliö
Antti Ventola Keyboards (1997-2007)
See also: ex-Cadacross, ex-Köyliö
Sami Aarnio Bass (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Cadacross
Georg Laakso Guitars (1999-2006)
See also: ex-Cadacross
Tino Ahola Bass (2000-2001)
See also: Sorkka, ex-Cadacross
Lisko Accordion (2007-2008)
Hannu Horma Bass, Vocals (backing) (2007-2011)
See also: Dirge Eternal
Netta Skog Accordion (2009-2011)
Robert Engstrand Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2011-2014)
See also: Ben Gran Felt Band, ex-Kotipelto (live), ex-Dingo, ex-The Flower Kings (live)
Current
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2014-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Amorphis, ex-Mannhai
Past
Riku Ylitalo Accordion (2004)
Antti Laurila Accordion (2004-2007)
Lisko Accordion, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
Hannes Horma Bass, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
See also: Dirge Eternal
Olli Vänskä Violin, Vocals (backing) (2004-2007)
Jaakko Kunnas Bass (2010-2011)
See also: Helion, ex-Pain Confessor, ex-To/Die/For (live)
Jukka-Pekka Miettinen Bass, Vocals (backing) (2011-2012)
See also: Empyrean Bane, ex-Arthemesia, ex-Mandragora, ex-Ensiferum, ex-Alghazanth (live), ex-Cadacross
Added by: Runehammer Modified by: Kristen Jensen
Added on: 2002-08-18 20:58:01 Last modified on: 2014-08-20 12:35:53
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