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Amorphis

Country of origin:
Finland
Location:
Helsinki
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1990
Genre:
Progressive/Death/Doom Metal (early), Melodic Heavy Metal/Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
War (early), Death, Finnish legends, Kalevala
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1990-present
The first band added to the Metal Archives.

Amorphis is derived from the Greek 'amorphous' which means without determinate form, shapeless.

With Violent Solution's break-up, Jan Rechberger and Esa Holopainen formed Amorphis in 1990 with Jan on drums, Esa on lead guitars, Tomi Koivusaari as vocalist, and Olli-Pekka Laine as bassist. Soon after signing with Relapse Records (which would remain ...
Current
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (1990-2000, 2017-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Nuxvomica, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Jan Rechberger Drums (1990-1995, 2002-present), Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: Jonne, Delain (live), ex-Violent Solution, Grease Helmet, ex-Ajattara
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead) (1990-present)
See also: ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Tuska20, ex-Violent Solution
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm) (1990-present), Vocals (1990-1997, 2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Verenpisara, ex-Ajattara, ex-Violent Solution, ex-Jam-Bore, ex-Karuselli, ex-Rebirth, ex-Velcra
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1999-present)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, ex-Tuska20, Verenpisara
Tomi Joutsen Vocals (lead) (2004-present)
See also: Corpse Molester Cult, Hallatar, Sinisthra, ex-Funeral Jacket, ex-Käsi, ex-Tuska20, ex-Nevergreen, Feelings, ex-The Candles Burning Blue
Past
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Barren Earth, ex-Mannhai, ex-Turisas (live)
Kim Rantala Keyboards (1994-1998)
See also: Kim Rantala
Pekka Kasari Drums (1995-2002)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Ajattara, ex-Demolisher
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (lead) (1995-2004)
See also: Ajattara, Amputory, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Mannhai, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Niclas Etelävuori Bass, Vocals (backing) (2000-2017)
See also: ex-Kyyria, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Flat Earth, Grease Helmet, ex-Verenpisara
Current (Live)
Waltteri Väyrynen Drums (2019-present)
See also: Abhorrence, Paradise Lost, Bloodbath (live), Rytmihäiriö (live), Skirmish (live), Wolfheart (live), ex-Vallenfyre, ex-The Ghost I've Become, ex-The Hypothesis, ex-The Wargasm, ex-Tramal, ex-Moonsorrow (live), ex-Týr (live)
Past (Live)
Ville Tuomi Vocals (additional) (1994-1995, 2010)
See also: Raskasta Joulua, ex-Kyyria, Leningrad Cowboys, United Underworld, ex-Suburban Tribe
Marko Waara Vocals (lead) (1995)
See also: TunnelVision
Markku Niiranen Guitars (rhythm) (1996)
See also: Stone, ex-Corporal Punishment, ex-Airdash
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1998)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, ex-Tuska20, Verenpisara
Janne Puurtinen Keyboards (1998)
See also: Daniel Lioneye, ex-Tuska20, ex-Casket, ex-HIM
Jussi Ahlroth Bass (2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Spiha, ex-Disaster, ex-Rebirth
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (2010, 2017)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Nuxvomica, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Pekka Kasari Drums (2010)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Ajattara, ex-Demolisher
Kim Rantala Keyboards (2010)
See also: Kim Rantala
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2010)
See also: Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Barren Earth, ex-Mannhai, ex-Turisas (live)
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (2010)
See also: Ajattara, Amputory, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Mannhai, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Sakari Kukko Saxophone, Flute (2012-2014)
See also: Piirpauke
Mari Multanen Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Reversion, SoulDump, ex-Rytmihäiriköt
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (1990-2000, 2017-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Nuxvomica, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Jan Rechberger Drums (1990-1995, 2002-present), Keyboards (1992-1993)
See also: Jonne, Delain (live), ex-Violent Solution, Grease Helmet, ex-Ajattara
Esa Holopainen Guitars (lead) (1990-present)
See also: ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Tuska20, ex-Violent Solution
Tomi Koivusaari Guitars (rhythm) (1990-present), Vocals (1990-1997, 2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Verenpisara, ex-Ajattara, ex-Violent Solution, ex-Jam-Bore, ex-Karuselli, ex-Rebirth, ex-Velcra
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1999-present)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, ex-Tuska20, Verenpisara
Tomi Joutsen Vocals (lead) (2004-present)
See also: Corpse Molester Cult, Hallatar, Sinisthra, ex-Funeral Jacket, ex-Käsi, ex-Tuska20, ex-Nevergreen, Feelings, ex-The Candles Burning Blue
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (1993-1994)
See also: Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Barren Earth, ex-Mannhai, ex-Turisas (live)
Kim Rantala Keyboards (1994-1998)
See also: Kim Rantala
Pekka Kasari Drums (1995-2002)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Ajattara, ex-Demolisher
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (lead) (1995-2004)
See also: Ajattara, Amputory, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Mannhai, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Niclas Etelävuori Bass, Vocals (backing) (2000-2017)
See also: ex-Kyyria, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Flat Earth, Grease Helmet, ex-Verenpisara
Current
Waltteri Väyrynen Drums (2019-present)
See also: Abhorrence, Paradise Lost, Bloodbath (live), Rytmihäiriö (live), Skirmish (live), Wolfheart (live), ex-Vallenfyre, ex-The Ghost I've Become, ex-The Hypothesis, ex-The Wargasm, ex-Tramal, ex-Moonsorrow (live), ex-Týr (live)
Past
Ville Tuomi Vocals (additional) (1994-1995, 2010)
See also: Raskasta Joulua, ex-Kyyria, Leningrad Cowboys, United Underworld, ex-Suburban Tribe
Marko Waara Vocals (lead) (1995)
See also: TunnelVision
Markku Niiranen Guitars (rhythm) (1996)
See also: Stone, ex-Corporal Punishment, ex-Airdash
Santeri Kallio Keyboards (1998)
See also: Jonne, ex-Kyyria, ex-Tuska20, Verenpisara
Janne Puurtinen Keyboards (1998)
See also: Daniel Lioneye, ex-Tuska20, ex-Casket, ex-HIM
Jussi Ahlroth Bass (2010)
See also: Abhorrence, Spiha, ex-Disaster, ex-Rebirth
Olli-Pekka Laine Bass (2010, 2017)
See also: Barren Earth, Mannhai, ex-Chaosbreed, ex-Nuxvomica, Kiljuvelka-70, ex-Rytmihäiriö
Pekka Kasari Drums (2010)
See also: Pahuuden Prototyyppi, Stone, ex-Road Crew, ex-Ajattara, ex-Demolisher
Kim Rantala Keyboards (2010)
See also: Kim Rantala
Kasper Mårtenson Keyboards (2010)
See also: Sea Reach, Sininen Hevonen, ex-Barren Earth, ex-Mannhai, ex-Turisas (live)
Pasi Koskinen Vocals (2010)
See also: Ajattara, Amputory, ex-To Separate the Flesh from the Bones, Datura Nemesis, ex-Mannhai, ex-Shape of Despair, ex-St. Mucus
Sakari Kukko Saxophone, Flute (2012-2014)
See also: Piirpauke
Mari Multanen Vocals (backing) (2012-2013)
See also: Reversion, SoulDump, ex-Rytmihäiriköt
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: LordSeth MMT
Added on: 2002-07-07 22:00:53 Last modified on: 2019-10-13 14:26:41