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Tony Kakko

Tony Kakko

Real/full name:
Toni Kristian Kakko
48 (born May 16th, 1975)
Place of birth:
Finland (Kemi, Lappi)


Guest appearances:
"The Simpsons" and "Gotta Catch Em All" on Powerglove's "Saturday Morning Apocalypse" album (2010).
"Light in You" on Dark Sarah's "Behind the Black Veil" album (2015).

He also appeared as a guest vocalist on some of Nightwish's shows in 2000 and 2015.

He was also a guest vocalist for Apocalyptica on three festival shows in period between 2008 and 2009.

Kakko was ...

Northern Kings

Vocals (2007-2010, 2022-present)

Raskasta Iskelmää


Raskasta Joulua


2006 Raskaampaa joulua Vocals (tracks 6, 8)
2013 Raskasta joulua Vocals (backing) (track 12), Vocals (lead) (tracks 7, 11, 14)
2014 Ragnarok Juletide Vocals (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9, 11)
2014 Raskasta joulua 2 Vocals (lead) (track 4)
2015 Tulkoon joulu -Akustisesti- Vocals (tracks 1, 3)
2017 Raskasta joulua IV Vocals (tracks 8, 11)
2019 Live Hartwall Arena 2017 (Video) Vocals
2022 Viides adventti Vocals (tracks 6, 9, 10)

Sonata Arctica

Vocals (lead), Keyboards (1999-present)

1999 UnOpened (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
1999 Ecliptica Lyrics, Keyboards, Songwriting, Vocals
2000 Successor (EP) Vocals, Keyboards
2001 Wolf & Raven (Single) Vocals
2001 Silence Songwriting, Keyboards (additional), Lyrics, Vocals
2001 Live at Provinssirock Festival (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2001 Orientation (EP) Vocals
2001 Last Drop Falls (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2002 Songs of Silence - Live in Tokyo (Live album) Vocals
2003 Victoria's Secret (Single) Vocals
2003 Winterheart's Guild Vocals, Keyboards, Songwriting, Lyrics
2003 Broken (Single) Keyboards, Vocals
2003 Takatalvi (EP) Vocals
2004 Don't Say a Word (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2004 Don't Say a Word (EP) Vocals, Keyboards
2004 Reckoning Night Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 5, 6, 8-10), Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1-6, 8-10)
2004 My Selene (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2004 Shamandalie (Single) Vocals
2005 The End of This Chapter (Compilation) Vocals, Keyboards
2006 For the Sake of Revenge (Video) Vocals (lead), Songwriting
2006 The Collection 1999-2006 (Compilation) Vocals, Keyboards
2006 Replica 2006 (Single) Vocals
2007 Paid in Full (Single) Lyrics, Songwriting, Vocals (as "Tony K")
2007 Unia Vocals, Keyboards, Songwriting, Lyrics
2008 Ecliptica Vocals, Keyboards on "Letter To Dana (Returned to Sender)"
2009 The Last Amazing Grays (Single) Vocals
2009 Flag in the Ground (Single) Vocals
2009 The Days of Grays Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics, Keyboards
2010 The Gun / Still Loving You (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2011 Flag in the Ground (live) (Single) Vocals
2011 Live in Finland (Video) Vocals
2012 I Have a Right (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2012 Stones Grow Her Name Vocals, Keyboards (additional), Songwriting, Lyrics (as "Tony")
2012 Shitload of Money (Single) Vocals
2013 Alone in Heaven (Single) Vocals (lead)
2013 Reckoning Night / Unia (Compilation) Vocals (lead), Keyboards
2014 The Wolves Die Young (Single) Vocals
2014 Cloud Factory (Single) Vocals (lead), Keyboards
2014 Pariah's Child Lyrics, Programming, Vocals, Songwriting, Keyboards
2014 Love (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2014 Titans of Symphonic Metal (Split) Vocals (lead), Keyboards
2014 Kingdom for a Heart (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2014 Ecliptica - Revisited (15th Anniversary Edition) Vocals, Keyboards
2015 Christmas Spirits (Single) Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting, Keyboards, Programming
2016 Closer to an Animal (Single) Vocals
2016 Life (Single) Vocals
2016 The Ninth Hour Songwriting, Keyboards, Lyrics, Programming, Vocals
2017 Ei oo muutako (Single) Vocals (lead), Keyboards
2018 The Harvests (2007-2017) (Compilation) Vocals, Keyboards
2019 A Little Less Understanding (Single) Vocals
2019 Cold (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
2019 Talviyö Songwriting, Ukulele, Programming, Vocals (lead, backing), Lyrics, Percussion, Orchestration, Keyboards
2022 Acoustic Adventures (Volume One) Vocals
2022 Acoustic Adventures (Volume Two) Vocals
2023 First in Line (Single) Vocals (lead), Keyboards
2023 A Monster Only You Can't See (Single) Vocals (lead)
2024 Clear Cold Beyond Vocals (lead), Keyboards
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Tricky Means

Vocals, Keyboards (1996-1999)

1996 Friends till the End (Demo) Vocals, Keyboards
1996 Agre Pamppers (Demo) Vocals, Keyboards
1997 Peace Maker (Demo) Vocals, Keyboards (as "Tony")
1999 Fullmoon (Demo) Vocals, Keyboards


2017 Transitions Vocals (track 7)

Black Sun

2020 Silent Enemy (EP) Vocals (track 6)

Dark Sarah

2015 Light in You (Single) Vocals
2015 Behind the Black Veil Vocals (track 11)

Elias Viljanen

2009 Fire-Hearted Vocals (track 4)


2009 Design Your Universe Vocals (track 12)


2006 Virus Vocals (track 5)


2019 Bändikouluun! Vocals (track 10)

Jani Liimatainen

2022 My Father's Son Vocals (lead) (track 2)


2015 Karmaflow: The Original Soundtrack Vocals (track 8)
2016 Special Edition Tracks (EP) Vocals (track 7)


2022 Abusement Park Vocals (backing) (track 9)


2001 Over the Hills and Far Away (EP) Vocals (track 4), Vocals (backing) (track 1)
2001 From Wishes to Eternity (Live album) Vocals (track 14)
2001 From Wishes to Eternity (Video) Vocals (track 14)
2005 Highest Hopes: The Best of Nightwish (Compilation) Vocals (backing) (track 10)
2013 From Wishes to Eternity at Over the Hills and Far Away (Compilation) Vocals (track 14)
2016 Vehicle of Spirit (Video) Vocals (BD2 track 26)

Nuclear Blast Allstars

2007 Into the Light Vocals (track 3)

Odin's Court

2008 Deathanity Vocals (track 8)
2016 Deathanity Vocals (track 8)

Silent Voices

2013 Reveal the Change Vocals (track 4)

Sinners Moon

2015 Atlantis Vocals (track 6)


2009 Polaris Vocals (backing)


2017 Feliz Navidad (Single) Vocals (track 1)
2020 From Spirits and Ghosts (Score for a Dark Christmas) Vocals (track 16)

Timo Rautiainen

2006 Sarvivuori Vocals (backing), Vocals (lead) (track 10)

Trick or Treat

2016 Rabbits' Hill Pt. 2 Vocals (track 9)

Tuomas Holopainen

2014 The Life and Times of Scrooge Vocals (as Storyteller) (track 5)

Van Canto

2010 Tribe of Force Vocals (track 12)

Vanishing Point

2014 Distant Is the Sun Vocals (track 5)

Ari Koivunen

2007 Fuel for the Fire Songwriting (CD1 track 8), Lyrics (CD1 track 8)


2022 Abusement Park Recording (Tony Kakko vocals) (track 9) (as "M. Onster")

Raskasta Joulua

2006 Raskaampaa joulua Recording
2013 Raskasta joulua Recording (assistant)
2014 Raskasta joulua 2 Engineering (assistant)
2015 Tulkoon joulu -Akustisesti- Engineering (assistant)
2017 Raskasta joulua IV Engineering (assistant)

Sonata Arctica

2001 Silence Art direction, Photography (background)
2003 Winterheart's Guild Art direction
2003 Broken (Single) Photography (cover) (as "Tony "Digicam" Kakko")
2004 Don't Say a Word (EP) Art direction
2004 Reckoning Night Art direction (as "T.Kakko")
2004 Shamandalie (Single) Art direction
2007 Unia Producer
2008 Ecliptica Liner notes
2009 The Days of Grays Recording (additonal keyboards, vocals), Producer
2012 Stones Grow Her Name Mixing, Producer, Recording (keyboards, vocals)
2012 Ecliptica Liner notes
2014 Pariah's Child Recording (additional) (as "Mike Reverse")
2014 Ecliptica - Revisited (15th Anniversary Edition) Liner notes
2015 Christmas Spirits (Single) Recording (additional) (as "Dr. Ommelkind")
2016 The Ninth Hour Recording (additional) (as "Tónur Kálervóson")
2019 Talviyö Recording (additional) (as "Sir Singalot")
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