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Kai Hahto

Kai Hahto

Real/full name:
Kai Juhani Hahto
47 (born Dec 31st, 1973)
Place of origin:
Finland (Vaasa, Pohjanmaa)


Hahto filled in on the drums during the 2007 Swallow the Sun US tour, because Pasi Pasanen had work-related issues. When the latter left the band in 2009, due to a lack of motivation, Hahto formally replaced him.

In August 2014, Hahto began recording with Nightwish, as Jukka Nevalainen took time off to deal with his insomnia.

Kai has a younger brother, Aki (born on 18 January, 1979 in ...


Drums (2019-present)

2019 Decades: Live in Buenos Aires (Live album) Drums
2020 Human. :||: Nature. Drums, Percussion


Drums (2004-present)

2004 Wintersun Drums (as "Kai "the Grinder" Hahto")
2006 Live at Summer Breeze 2005 (Video) Drums
2012 Time I Drums
2017 Live at Tuska Festival 2013 (Live album) Drums
2017 The Forest Package (Compilation) Drums (discs 3-6)


As Dr. K.H.:
Drums (2003-2006)


Drums (1991-1992)

1991 Encapsulated (Demo) Drums
1991 In Godly Flesh (Demo) Drums
1992 Ex Oblivione / The Fragile Concept of Affection (Split) Drums, Keyboards

Enochian Crescent

As Caer Hallam Generis:
Drums (1995-1999)

1996 Anno Bastardi (Demo) Drums
1997 Telocvovim Drums, Piano
1998 Babalon Patralx de Telocvovim (EP) Drums (as "Generis")
1998 The Blackened Rainbow (Split) Drums

Rotten Sound

As K:
Drums (1995-2006)

1995 Psychotic Veterinarian (EP) Drums
1996 Loosin' Face (EP) Drums
1997 Splitted Alive (Split) Drums
1997 Live in Nummirock '999 (Video) Drums
1997 Under Pressure Drums
1999 Drain Drums
2000 Still Psycho (EP) Drums
2001 8 Hours of Lobotomy / Wrath (Split) Drums (as "Kai")
2002 Murderworks Drums
2002 Seeds of Hate / Crap (Split) Drums
2003 Under Pressure / Drain (Compilation) Drums
2004 Murderlive (Video) Drums
2005 Exit Drums
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Swallow the Sun

Drums (2009-2015)

2009 New Moon (Single) Drums
2009 New Moon Drums
2012 Silent Towers (Single) Drums
2012 Emerald Forest and the Blackbird Drums

Trees of Eternity

Drums (2013-2016)

2016 Hour of the Nightingale Drums


Drums (2017)

2017 The Anniversary Song (Single) Drums



1995 A Leftover Drums



1994 The Sun (Demo) Drums
1995 Diatribe Drums, Percussion, Keyboards


Drums (1999)


Drums (2014-2019)

Swallow the Sun

Drums (2007)


2011 Imaginaerum Percussion (additional)
2012 Imaginaerum (Orchestral Version) Percussion (additional)
2012 Imaginaerum - The Score Percussion (additional)
2015 Élan (Single) Drums
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful Drums
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Single) Drums
2016 My Walden (Single) Drums
2016 Vehicle of Spirit (Video) Drums
2017 Live at Wembley (Single) Drums
2018 Decades (An Archive of Song 1996-2015) (Compilation) Drums (CD1 tracks 1-3)

Throes of Dawn

1997 Pakkasherra Percussion (track 7)


2015 Élan (Single) Arrangements

Rotten Sound

2005 Exit Songwriting (as "K")

Swallow the Sun

2008 Plague of Butterflies (EP) Engineering (drums)

Throes of Dawn

1997 Pakkasherra Engineering


2012 Time I Producer (drums)
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