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Apulanta
Apulanta, Tampere, 2006.jpg
Background information
OriginHeinola, Finland
GenresPunk rock
Alternative rock
Metal
Years active1991–present
LabelsLevy-yhtiö
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersToni Wirtanen
Simo Santapukki
Ville Mäkinen
Past membersSami Lehtinen
Antti Lautala
Amanda Gaynor
Tuukka Temonen

Apulanta is a Finnish rock band, founded in 1991 when its members were in their mid-teens.

In September 2009, Apulanta members established an independent label, Päijät-Hämeen Sorto ja Riisto ("Päijänne Tavastian Oppression and Exploitation").[1] Since its beginnings, the label has so far managed to get one artist, pop singer Kaija Koo in the summer of 2010.[2] In February 2011, they revealed that they had a new prospective artist in the label, though not disclosing their name.[3]

Contents

  • 1 Members
    • 1.1 Current members
    • 1.2 Former members
  • 2 Discography
    • 2.1 Studio albums
    • 2.2 Compilation albums
    • 2.3 Live albums
    • 2.4 English albums
    • 2.5 Singles & EPs
    • 2.6 DVDs
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links
  • 6 Trivia

Current members

  • Toni Wirtanen - lead vocals and guitar (+ bass 1991-1992) (1991–)
  • Simo ”Sipe” Santapukki - drums and backing vocals (1991–)
  • Ville Mäkinen - bass guitar and contrabass (2014-)

Former members

  • Sami ”Parta-Sami” Lehtinen - bass and backing vocals (touring guitar 2001-2004) (2005–2014)
  • Antti Lautala - lead vocals and guitar (+ bass 1991-1992) (1991–1994)
  • Amanda ”Mandy” Gaynor - bass, trombone and vocals (1992–1993)
  • Tuukka Temonen - bass (1993–2004)
  • Jani Törmälä - touring guitar (1997, 1998, 2000)
  • Sami Yli-Pihlaja - touring guitar (1998–1999, 2000)
  • Marzi Nyman - touring guitar (2000)
  • Markus "Masi" Hukari - touring guitar (2001)

Discography

DVDs

  • Liikkuvat kuvat (in English "Motion Pictures", 2002)
  • Kesäaine ("Summer Essay", 2006)

See also

  • List of best-selling music artists in Finland

References

  1. ^ Kallio, Tero (2009-09-30). "Uusi levy-yhtiö – Päijät-Hämeen Sorto ja Riisto" (in Finnish). noise.fi. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ Leinonen, Ann-Mari (2010-06-20). "Apulannan pojat nappasivat Kaija Koon levy-yhtiöönsä" (in Finnish). Bonnier Group. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  3. ^ Rajala, Eeva (2011-02-09). "Uusi artisti kiikarissa Apulannan levy-yhtiöön" (in Finnish). The Voice. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  4. ^ a b c d e FinnishCharts.com: Apulanta discography Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • Official site
  • Official forum

Trivia

The name of the band means literally help manure, or fertilizer, which they have since come to regret.

   

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