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Marko Hietala

Marko Hietala

Real/full name:
Marko Tapani Hietala
Age:
58 (born Jan 14th, 1966)
Place of birth:
Finland (Tervo, Pohjois-Savo)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Hietala lived in Tervo until the age of 15, after which he moved to Kuopio to study classical guitar, vocals and musical theory in high school. In 1984, he and his brother Zachary Hietala formed the heavy metal band Tarot under the name Purgatory.

Hietala has two children with his ex-wife Manki, twin boys Antto and Miro. He filed for divorce in 2016. In August 2018 he married Camila Cavalcanti ...

Trivia

Younger brother of Zachary Hietala.

In March 2009, Hietala joined the band Sapattivuosi, a band that performs Black Sabbath covers in Finnish.

He also sings for Northern Kings, a symphonic power metal cover project of 80s pop songs, also featuring Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (Charon), Jarkko Ahola (Teräsbetoni) and Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica).

Hietala released a solo album, Mustan sydämen rovio, ...

Marko Hietala

Vocals, Bass, Guitars (12-string acoustic) (2018-present)

2024 Left on Mars (Collaboration) Vocals

Northern Kings

Vocals (2007-2010, 2022-present)

Raskasta Iskelmää

Vocals

Raskasta Joulua

Vocals (2004-present)

2004 Raskasta joulua Vocals (tracks 8, 10) (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 Raskaampaa joulua Vocals (tracks 1, 12) (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Raskasta joulua Vocals (lead) (tracks 13, 14) (as "Marco Hietala")
2014 Ragnarok Juletide Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4, 10-12) (as "Marco Hietala")
2014 Raskasta joulua 2 Vocals (lead) (tracks 1, 2, 13; DVD tracks 5, 11, 13, 16) (as "Marco Hietala")
2015 Tulkoon joulu -Akustisesti- Vocals (tracks 1, 8, 10) (as "Marco Hietala")
2017 Raskasta joulua IV Vocals (tracks 1, 11, 12) (as "Marco Hietala")
2019 Live Hartwall Arena 2017 (Video) Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2022 Viides adventti Vocals (tracks 4, 9, 10)

Tarot

As Marco Hietala:
Vocals, Bass, Guitars (acoustic) (1985-2015, 2023-present)

1986 Wings of Darkness / Back in the Fire (Single) Vocals, Bass
1986 The Spell of Iron Lyrics, Keyboards (track 10), Vocals, Songwriting, Bass (as "Marco")
1986 Love's Not Made for My Kind / Things That Crawl at Night (Single) Bass, Vocals
1987 Rose on the Grave / I Don't Care Anymore (Single) Bass, Vocals
1988 Follow Me into Madness Lyrics, Bass, Songwriting, Vocals
1993 To Live Forever Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-12, 14), Vocals (backing) (tracks 4, 5), Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-12, 14)
1994 To Live Again (Live album) Bass, Vocals
1995 Angels of Pain (Single) Bass, Vocals
1995 Stigmata Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-10), Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-6, 8-10), Guitars (acoustic)
1995 As One (Single) Bass, Vocals
1997 Warhead (Single) Bass, Vocals
1998 For the Glory of Nothing Guitars (acoustic), Vocals, Lyrics, Bass
1998 The Punishment (Single) Vocals, Bass
2003 Undead Son, Mama (Single) Bass, Vocals
2003 Suffer Our Pleasures Lyrics, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-10), Bass
2006 Crows Fly Black Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals
2008 Undead Indeed (Live album) Bass, Vocals (lead)
2008 Undead Indeed (Video) Bass, Vocals (lead)
2010 I Walk Forever (Single) Bass, Vocals
2010 Gravity of Light Songwriting (tracks 1-10), Guitars (acoustic), Vocals, Bass
2011 The Spell of Iron MMXI Lyrics, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals, Songwriting, Bass
(show all)

Conquest

As Marco Hietala:
Bass, Vocals

Jimsonweed

As Marco Hietala:
Bass (1996-1997)

Nightwish

Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic) (2001-2021)

2002 Ever Dream (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2002 Century Child Songwriting (track 10), Bass, Vocals (tracks 3, 5, 8, 9), Vocals (backing) (tracks 4, 10) (as "Marco Hietala")
2002 Bless the Child (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2003 End of Innocence (Video) Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic) (as "Marco Hietala")
2004 Nemo (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2004 Once Songwriting (tracks 8, 11), Bass, Vocals (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 11), Guitars (acoustic) (as "Marco Hietala")
2004 Wish I Had an Angel (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2004 Tales from the Elvenpath (Compilation) Bass, Vocals (tracks 3, 4, 14, 15) (as "Marco Hietala")
2004 Kuolema tekee taiteilijan (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2005 Bestwishes (Compilation) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2005 The Siren (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2005 Highest Hopes: The Best of Nightwish (Compilation) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2005 Sleeping Sun (Single) Bass (tracks 1, 2) (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 End of an Era (Live album) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 End of an Era (Video) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Eva (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Amaranth (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Amaranth (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Amaranth (Video) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Dark Passion Play Bass, Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 12), Guitars (acoustic) (track 10), Songwriting (tracks 10, 12) (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Hi Five: Female Fronted Metal (Split) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Erämaan viimeinen (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2008 Bye Bye Beautiful (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2008 The Islander (Single) Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic) (as "Marco Hietala")
2008 The Sound of Nightwish Reborn (Compilation) Bass, Vocals (tracks 1-3, 5) (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 Made in Hong Kong (and in Various Other Places) (Live album) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 Amaranth (live) (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 Walking in the Air - The Greatest Ballads (Compilation) Bass (tracks 7-9, 10, 14, 15), Vocals (track 8) (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 Storytime (Single) Bass, Vocals, Arrangements (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 Imaginaerum Bass, Vocals, Songwriting (track 10) (as "Marco Hietala")
2012 The Crow, the Owl and the Dove (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2012 Trials of Imaginaerum (EP) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2012 Imaginaerum - The Score Vocals, Arrangements, Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Storytime (live) (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Ghost Love Score (live) (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Showtime, Storytime (Live album) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Showtime, Storytime (Video) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2014 The Three Goddesses (Split) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2015 Élan (Single) Bass, Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful Songwriting (tracks 2, 5, 6, 11), Lyrics (tracks 2, 4), Bass, Vocals (tracks 2, 4, 11), Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (backing) (tracks 1, 3, 5-9, 11) (as "Marco Hietala")
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2016 My Walden (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2016 Live at Wembley (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2016 Vehicle of Spirit (Video) Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic) (as "Marco Hietala")
2018 Decades (An Archive of Song 1996-2015) (Compilation) Bass, Vocals (CD1; CD2 tracks 1-3) (as "Marco Hietala")
2019 Decades: Live in Buenos Aires (Live album) Bass, Vocals
2019 Decades: Live in Buenos Aires (Video) Bass, Vocals
2020 Human. :||: Nature. Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
2021 Music (Single) Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
2021 How's the Heart? (Single) Bass, Vocals, Guitars (acoustic)
(show all)

Purgatory

As Marco Hietala:
Bass, Vocals (1982-1985)

Sapattivuosi

As Marco Hietala:
Vocals (2009-2013)

Sinergy

As Marco Hietala:
Bass, Vocals (1999-2002)

2000 To Hell and Back Bass, Vocals (tracks 3, 7), Songwriting (tracks 2, 3, 6)
2002 Suicide by My Side Bass, Vocals (backing), Songwriting (tracks 2-4)

Tuska20

As Marco Hietala:
Vocals (2017)

2017 The Anniversary Song (Single) Vocals

Delain

As Marco Hietala:
Vocals (2017)

Tarja

Vocals (2024-present)

A2Z

As Marco Hietala:

2013 Parasites of Paradise Guitars (acoustic) (tracks 2, 6, 8)

After Forever

As Marco Hietala:

2005 Remagine Vocals (track 10)
2005 Being Everyone (Single) Vocals (track 4)
2006 Mea Culpa (Compilation) Vocals (CD2 track 12)
2015 Remagine (The Album - The Sessions) Vocals (Disc 1, track 16)
2016 Remagine (Expanded Edition) Vocals (Disc 2, track 9)

Aina

As Marco Hietala:

2003 Days of Rising Doom Vocals [as Syrius]

Altaria

As Marco Hietala:

2003 Invitation Vocals (backing)

Amorphis

As Marco Hietala:

2007 Silent Waters Vocals (backing)
2009 Skyforger Vocals (backing)

Avantasia

As Marco Hietala:

2016 Ghostlights Vocals [as The Watchmaker] (track 7)

Ayreon

As Marco Hietala:

2013 The Theory of Everything Vocals [as Rival] (CD1 tracks 5, 6, 15; CD2 tracks 3, 6, 7, 9)
2018 Ayreon Universe - Best of Ayreon Live (Live album) Vocals
2018 Ayreon Universe - Best of Ayreon Live (Video) Vocals

Bjørkø

2023 Heartrot Vocals (track 3)

Charon

As Marco Hietala:

2003 Religious / Delicious (Single) Vocals (backing)
2003 The Dying Daylights Vocals (backing)
2010 A-Sides, B-Sides & Suicides (Compilation) Vocals (backing) (disc 1: tracks 3, 9; CD2 track 3)

Conquest

As Marco Hietala:

1999 Worlds Apart Vocals (backing)
2011 The Harvest Vocals (lead) (tracks 4, 9)

Dark Sarah

As Marco Hietala:

2018 The Gods Speak (Single) Vocals
2018 The Golden Moth Vocals (track 9)

Delain

2006 Lucidity Vocals (tracks 1, 4, 7, 8, 10), Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Frozen (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 See Me in Shadow (Single) Bass (as "Marco Hietala")
2008 The Gathering (Single) Bass, Vocals (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 April Rain Vocals (tracks 4, 11) (as "Marco Hietala")
2010 Nothing Left (Single) Vocals (track 1) (as "Marco Hietala")
2012 We Are the Others Vocals (tracks 13, 14) (as "Marco Hietala")
2014 The Human Contradiction Vocals (tracks 2, 6) (as "Marco Hietala")
2017 A Decade of Delain - Live at Paradiso (Video) Vocals (tracks 15, 21) (as "Marco Hietala")
2019 Hunter's Moon (EP) Vocals (clean) (disc 1, tracks 8-11, 13, 14; disc 2, tracks 4-7, 9, 10) (as "Marco Hietala")
2023 Dark Waters Vocals (track 9)
(show all)

Dreamtale

As Marco Hietala:

2002 Beyond Reality Vocals (tracks 4, 5)

Ebony Ark

As Marco Hietala:

2006 Decoder 2.0 Vocals (additional) (tracks 3, 5, 8-10)

Elias Viljanen

As Marco Hietala:

2009 Fire-Hearted Vocals (track 2)

Eternal Tears of Sorrow

As Marco Hietala:

2006 Before the Bleeding Sun Vocals (backing)

Evemaster

As Marco Hietala:

2003 Wither Vocals (clean) (track 9)

Exit Eden

2024 Femmes Fatales Vocals (track 3)

Gandalf

As Marco Hietala:

2001 Rock Hell Vocals (backing)

Grönholm

As Marco Hietala:

2011 Silent Out Loud Vocals (track 4)

Hevisaurus

As Marco Hietala:

2019 Bändikouluun! Vocals (track 10)

Lazy Bonez

As Marco Hietala:

2013 Vol. 1 Vocals (track 3)

Machine Men

As Marco Hietala:

2007 Circus of Fools Vocals (backing) (track 9)

Marenne

As Marco Hietala:

2009 The Past Prelude Vocals (backing)

Misterer

As Marco Hietala:

2020 Under Attack Vocals (lead) (track 9)

Nuclear Blast Allstars

As Marco Hietala:

2007 Into the Light Vocals (track 9)

Shade Empire

As Marco Hietala:

2004 Sinthetic Vocals (track 3)

Stoner Kings

As Marco Hietala:

2006 Fuck the World Vocals (backing)

Stratovarius

As Marco Hietala:

2000 Infinite Vocals (backing) (tracks 3, 8, 9)
2001 Intermission (Compilation) Vocals (backing)
2003 Elements Pt. 1 Vocals (backing)
2003 Elements Pt. 2 Vocals (backing)

Therion

2021 Leviathan Vocals (track 2)

Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus

As Marco Hietala:

2004 Hyvä ihminen (Single) Vocals (backing)
2004 Kylmä tila Vocals (backing) (track 1)

To/Die/For

As Marco Hietala:

1999 All Eternity Vocals (backing)
2001 Hollow Heart (Single) Vocals (backing)
2001 Epilogue Vocals (backing)

Verjnuarmu

As Hietalan Poeka:

2006 Muanpiällinen helevetti Vocals (backing)

Virtuocity

As Marco Hietala:

2002 Secret Visions Vocals (tracks 1, 5)

Warmath

1990 Gehenna (EP) Keyboards, Vocals (choirs) (track 2)

A2Z

2013 Parasites of Paradise Recording (acoustic guitars) (as "Marco Hietala")

Amoral

2014 Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows Recording (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")

Amorphis

2006 House of Sleep (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 Eclipse Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 The Smoke (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Silent Waters (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2007 Silent Waters Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 Silver Bride (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 Skyforger Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2009 From the Heaven of My Heart (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 You I Need (Single) Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 The Beginning of Times Producer (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")

Ari Koivunen

2007 Fuel for the Fire Songwriting (CD1 track 7), Lyrics (CD1 track 7) (as "Marco Hietala")

Conquest

1999 Worlds Apart Engineering (as "Marco Hietala")

Nightwish

2011 Imaginaerum Engineering (bass) (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Showtime, Storytime (Live album) Editing, Mixing (as "Marco Hietala")
2013 Showtime, Storytime (Video) Editing, Mixing (as "Marco Hietala")
2016 Vehicle of Spirit (Video) Editing (vocals) (as "Marco Hietala")

Raskasta Joulua

2013 Raskasta joulua Recording (assistant) (as "Marco Hietala")
2017 Raskasta joulua IV Engineering (assistant) (as "Marco Hietala")

Tarot

1993 To Live Forever Producer, Engineering, Editing (as "Marco Hietala")
1995 Stigmata Mixing, Producer, Cover art (concept), Engineering (as "Marco Hietala")
1998 For the Glory of Nothing Engineering (as "Marco Hietala")
2003 Undead Son, Mama (Single) Producer (as "Marco Hietala")
2003 Suffer Our Pleasures Producer, Artwork concept (as "Marco Hietala")
2006 Crows Fly Black Co-producer (as "Marco Hietala")
2010 Gravity of Light Recording, Engineering (as "Marco Hietala")
2011 The Spell of Iron MMXI Recording (as "Marco Hietala")

Warmath

1990 Gehenna (EP) Producer
1991 Damnation Play Producer, Recording
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