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Timo Tolkki

Timo Tolkki

Real/full name:
Timo Tapio Tolkki
54 (born Mar 3rd, 1966)
Place of origin:
Finland (Nurmijärvi, Uusimaa)


Best known as the former guitarist, songwriter, and producer of the Finnish power metal band Stratovarius. He left Stratovarius in 2008 and formed a new band, Revolution Renaissance. He is also involved in Project Strato, a side project featuring former Stratovarius members. To this day, with his tenure extending for more than twenty years, Tolkki was the longest standing member of Stratovarius ...


- Guitar World magazine ranked him in the top 50 fastest guitar players in the world.

- Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2004.

- Opened Goldenworks Mixing Suite, which was to be his own recording studio.

- Throughout his whole career, Tolkki has played ESP Guitars. His primary models are custom made M series models, most notably a solid black one and one with the Visions album artwork ...

Allen - Lande

Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2013-present)

2014 The Great Divide Bass, Keyboards, Guitars

Ring of Fire

Bass (2013-present)

2014 Battle of Leningrad Bass

Timo Tolkki

Vocals, Guitars, Bass (1994-present)

1994 Classical Variations and Themes Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2002 Hymn to Life Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
2008 Saana - Warrior of Light, Part 1 Guitars, Bass, Keyboards

Timo Tolkki's Avalon

Guitars, Bass (2012-present)

2013 Enshrined in My Memory (Single) Guitars, Bass
2013 A World Without Us (Single) Guitars, Bass
2013 The Land of New Hope Guitars, Bass, Lyrics
2014 Angels of the Apocalypse Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
2019 Return to Eden Guitars, Bass

Timo Tolkki's Infinite Visions

Guitars (2020-present)

Chaos Magic

Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (2015)

2015 Chaos Magic Guitars, Bass, Keyboards

Revolution Renaissance

Guitars (2008-2010)

2008 New Era Guitars
2008 Demo's 2008 (Demo) Guitars
2009 Age of Aquarius Guitars
2010 EP (EP) Guitars
2010 Trinity Guitars

Road Block



Guitars (1985-2008), Vocals (lead) (1985-1994), Bass (1989-1992)

1987 Demo (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1988 Future Shock (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1989 Fright Night Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 6, 8)
1989 Black Night (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1992 Break the Ice (Single) Guitars, Vocals, Bass
1992 II Vocals, Guitars, Bass
1992 Twilight Time Vocals, Guitars, Bass
1994 Dreamspace Guitars, Vocals
1995 Wings of Tomorrow (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Fourth Dimension Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1996 Father Time (Single) Guitars, Vocals (lead) (track 4)
1996 Episode Guitars
1996 Will the Sun Rise? (Single) Guitars
1997 Black Diamond (Single) Guitars
1997 Visions Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1997 The Kiss of Judas (Single) Guitars
1997 The Past and Now (Compilation) Guitars
1998 Visions of Europe (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1998 S.O.S. (Single) Guitars
1998 Destiny Guitars
1999 The Chosen Ones (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (tracks 2, 4-5, 7, 9, 12), Bass (tracks 2, 4-5, 7)
2000 Infinite Guitars
2000 Hunting High and Low (Single) Guitars
2000 I Want Out / Hunting High and Low (Split) Guitars
2000 It's a Mystery (Single) Guitars
2000 A Million Light Years Away (Single) Guitars
2000 Infinite Visions (Video) Guitars
2001 Intermission (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (lead) (track 6)
2002 Eagleheart (Single) Guitars
2003 Elements Pt. 1 Guitars, Vocals
2003 I Walk to My Own Song (Single) Guitars
2003 Elements Pt. 2 Guitars, Vocals
2005 Maniac Dance (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Stratovarius Guitars
2008 Revolution Renaissance (Demo) Guitars
2013 Unbreakable (EP) Guitars on tracks 4 and 5
2016 Best Of (Compilation) Bass (tracks 8-9, CD1), Guitars (tracks 2-12, 16-17, CD1, tracks 2-4, 7, 10, 12, CD2), Vocals (tracks 7-9, CD1)
(show all)


Guitars (2010-2011)

2011 In Paradisum Guitars


1994 Total Vocals (backing)


2001 The Metal Opera Vocals (additional) (track 13) (as Voice in the Tower)
2002 The Metal Opera Pt. II Guitars (lead) (tracks 1, 10), Vocals (additional) (track 13) [as Voice in the Tower]

Beto Vazquez Infinity

2010 Existence Guitar solo (CD1 track 4)


2020 Requiem Guitar solo (track 10)

Corporal Punishment

1994 Into the Nerve of Pain Vocals (backing) (track 11)


1998 Vain Glory Opera Guitars (additional lead) (track 5)
1999 On Tour (Split) Guitars (additional lead) (track 4)


1993 Kyyria (EP) Vocals (backing)

The Aquarius

2010 Эра рассвета Guitar solo (track 6)


2002 Thunderstone Guitar solo (2nd, track 8)

Wings of Destiny

2020 Ballads Guitars (lead) (track 6)


1991 Abhorrence (EP) Engineering, Mixing (as "Timo T. Tolkki")
2012 Completely Vulgar (Compilation) Engineering, Mixing

Allen - Lande

2014 The Great Divide Recording, Publishing, Producer


1991 Disment of Soul (Demo) Recording
1991 Amorphis (Single) Engineering, Mixing
1993 Privilege of Evil (EP) Engineering, Mixing
2003 The Karelian Isthmus Mixing, Engineering (tracks 12-17)


1990 Epoch of Insanity (Demo) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1991 Spaced Out (Demo) Recording, Mixing
1992 Demo I/1992 (Demo) Mixing, Recording
1994 Total Mixing
1996 Mind Alive Mixing, Mastering

Black Sun

2017 The Puppeteer Producer

Chaos Magic

2015 Chaos Magic Mixing, Mastering, Producer, Recording

Corporal Punishment

1992 Profaned Relics Producer, Recording, Mixing
1994 Into the Nerve of Pain Co-Producer (with Band), Engineering, Mixing


1991 Discoveries from the 4th One (Demo) Mixing, Recording


1990 Darker than Black (Single) Recording, Producer


1987 War of Losers (Demo) Mixing


1995 Dementia Mixing

Dimmi Argus

2013 Bad Dream Mastering


1992 Grey Misery Recording, Mixing
2011 Vol. 2 Recording, Mixing


2005 Difference Producer, Engineering
2013 World Changed Forever Mixing


1998 Vain Glory Opera Mixing


1993 Melodying (Demo) Mixing, Recording


1991 Children of the Scorn Producer, Engineering (as "T Tolkki")

Hundred Years

1995 Hundred Years Producer
1997 ...Skyhook Producer, Mixing, Engineering


2008 The Chainsaw's Law Recording, Producer, Mixing

Is Pain

1999 1999 Mixing


1994 Blessed Ravings Engineering
1998 Blessed Ravings - Remastered Mixing (track 15)


2010 Haunted Spirit Mixing, Mastering


2013 The Master Key Mastering

Place Vendome

2013 Thunder in the Distance Songwriting (track 14)

Protected Illusion

1990 Festering Fairytales Recording, Mixing
1991 Sandman's Store (EP) Recording, Mixing
1992 Dreams Downtrodden (Demo) Recording, Mixing
1993 Autumn Arrives (Demo) Recording, Mixing
1993 Shadows Illuminated (Demo) Recording, Mixing


2012 The Entry Point Mastering


1991 Crown Waits the Immortal (EP) Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Revolution Renaissance

2008 New Era Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2009 Age of Aquarius Executive producer, Producer, Mixing
2010 Trinity Executive producer, Engineering

Ring of Fire

2014 Battle of Leningrad Mixing, Mastering


1989 Fright Night Producer
1992 Break the Ice (Single) Design (Sleeve)
1992 II Producer
1992 Twilight Time Producer
1994 Dreamspace Engineering, Mixing (tracks 1, 3-7, 10, 11, 13, 14), Producer
1995 Fourth Dimension Mixing, Engineering, Producer
1996 Episode Mixing, Producer
1996 Will the Sun Rise? (Single) Producer, Mixing
1997 Visions Producer
1997 The Past and Now (Compilation) Producer
1998 Visions of Europe (Live album) Producer
1998 Destiny Engineering, Producer
1999 The Chosen Ones (Compilation) Producer
2000 Infinite Producer, Engineering, Recording
2000 Hunting High and Low (Single) Producer
2000 14 Diamonds (Compilation) Producer
2000 A Million Light Years Away (Single) Producer
2000 Infinite Visions (Video) Producer
2001 Intermission (Compilation) Producer
2002 Eagleheart (Single) Producer
2003 Elements Pt. 1 Engineering, Producer
2003 I Walk to My Own Song (Single) Producer
2003 Elements Pt. 2 Producer, Engineering
2005 Maniac Dance (Single) Engineering, Producer and Mixing
2005 Stratovarius Producer
2006 Black Diamond: The Anthology (Compilation) Producer
2012 Infinite + Intermission (Compilation) Engineering (vocals, CD1), Producer
2014 Elements Pt. 1 & 2 (Compilation) Engineering, Producer
(show all)


2013 We're Back Mixing, Mastering


2011 In Paradisum Producer, Engineering, Mixing

The Aquarius

2013 Melody of the Planet Recording, Mixing, Mastering
2013 Мелодия планеты Recording, Mixing, Mastering

Timo Tolkki

1994 Classical Variations and Themes Engineering, Producer
2002 Hymn to Life Producer, Mixing

Timo Tolkki's Avalon

2013 The Land of New Hope Producer, Concept
2014 Design the Century (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2014 Angels of the Apocalypse Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2019 Return to Eden Recording


2003 Delirium Veil Mixing
2004 Into Treason (Single) Mixing (Track 3)

Vision Divine

2005 The Perfect Machine Producer
2007 The 25th Hour Mixing, Producer, Recording
2009 9 Degrees West of the Moon Producer, Engineering, Recording, Mixing
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