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Elias Viljanen

Elias Viljanen

Real/full name:
Elias Viljanen
44 (born Jul 8th, 1975)
Place of origin:
Finland (Kemi)


Viljanen started playing guitars at a young age, and he took only few lessons before starting to play in local thrash and heavy metal bands. He founded his solo project in 2001 and in 2007 he replaced Jani Liimatainen in Sonata Arctica.


As Elias "Enska" Viljanen:
Guitars (lead) (1990-1993)

1991 Demo I (Demo) Guitars
1991 Galvanizer (Demo) Guitars
1992 Remasquerade (EP) Guitars
1993 Phantasmagoria (Demo) Guitars (as "Enska")
1993 Silence of the Centuries (EP) Guitars (lead) (as "Enska")

Elias Viljanen

As Elias "E.Vil" Viljanen:
Guitars (2001-present)

2002 Taking the Lead Guitars
2005 The Leadstar Guitars
2009 Fire-Hearted Guitars

Klingenberg Syndrome

Guitars (2012-present)

2012 ...and the Weird Turned Pro Guitars
2017 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Guitars


Guitars (2005-?)

2006 Mess (Demo) Guitars

Sonata Arctica

Guitars (2007-present)

2009 The Last Amazing Grays (Single) Guitars
2009 Flag in the Ground (Single) Guitars
2009 The Days of Grays Guitars
2011 Flag in the Ground (live) (Single) Guitars
2011 Live in Finland (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2012 I Have a Right (Single) Guitars
2012 Stones Grow Her Name Guitars
2012 Shitload of Money (Single) Guitars
2013 Alone in Heaven (Single) Guitars
2014 The Wolves Die Young (Single) Guitars
2014 Cloud Factory (Single) Guitars
2014 Pariah's Child Guitars
2014 Love (Single) Guitars
2014 Kingdom for a Heart (Single) Guitars
2014 Ecliptica - Revisited (15th Anniversary Edition) Guitars
2015 Christmas Spirits (Single) Guitars
2016 Closer to an Animal (Single) Guitars
2016 Life (Single) Guitars
2016 The Ninth Hour Guitars
2018 The Harvests (2007-2017) (Compilation) Guitars (tracks 1, 3-6, 8-14, CD1; tracks 2-11, CD2)
2019 A Little Less Understanding (Single) Guitars
2019 Cold (Single) Guitars
2019 Talviyö Guitars
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As Elias "E.Vil" Viljanen:
Guitars (Studio Only)

Sigillum Diaboli

Drums, Synthesizer, Guitars (1992-1993)

1992 Descent into Hell (Demo) Songwriting, Drums (as "E. Viljanen")

The Enemy



2009 Vendetta Guitars (lead) (track 6)


2010 Hirmuliskojen yö Guitars (track 12)


1991 Galvanizer (Demo) Music, Mixing (as "Elias "Enska" Viljanen")

Elias Viljanen

2002 Taking the Lead Producer (as "Elias "E.Vil" Viljanen")
2005 The Leadstar Producer
2009 Fire-Hearted Producer

Sonata Arctica

2009 The Days of Grays Recording (additional guitars)
2012 Stones Grow Her Name Recording (guitars)
2016 The Ninth Hour Recording (additional) (as "Evil")
Added by: Cursarion Modified by: memorius
Added on: 2011-04-09 16:02:48 Last modified on: 2019-09-06 08:06:51
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