There are two bands named Apulanta: 1. Famous rock band from Heinola, Finland, founded in 1991. 2. Hardcore punk band from Tampere, Finland, active in the 80's.
Eppu Normaali is a Finnish rock band formed Ylöjärvi, Finland in 1976. The band has enjoyed quite a stable line up throughout their career, still featuring original members Martti Syrjä (vocals), Mikko Syrjä (guitar), Juha Torvinen (guitar) and Aku Syrjä (drums).
Popeda is a Finnish rock band hailing from Tampere's Ikuri and one of the staples of Manserock. Epe Helenius, who signed the band for Poko Rekords in 1977, called the band "Finnish Rolling Stones". Musically their style is a combination of rhythm'n'blues and boogie, with humorous lyrics by their vocalist Pate Mustajärvi, often concerning girls, cars and drinking.
Stam1na released it's self-titled debut in the spring of 2005, but before that Stam1na was one of the most anticipated unsigned acts in Finland.
Finnish rock band - originally from Lohja. Band members: Vocals: Harry "Ronski" Sjöblom Drums: Hans "Hate" Sjöblom Bass: Kaj "Misteri" Eklund Guitar: Kaj "Kajje" Lindström Guitar: Kari "Pärkkä" Pärnänen Saxophone: Lauri "Lapa" Männikkö The band won the best pop-band in Finland - title in Lahti 1970.
Thin Lizzy are an Irish hard rock band who formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. The band were led throughout their recording career by bassist, songwriter and singer Phil Lynott, and are best known for their songs Whiskey in the Jar, Jailbreak and The Boys Are Back in Town, all major international hits still played regularly on hard rock and classic rock radio stations.
Viikate (meaning "Scythe" in English) is a heavy metal rock band, formed in 1996 in Kouvola, Finland. It is known for its melancholy lyrics, drawing inspiration from Finnish romance movies of the 1950s and Finnish singers of the era, including Reino Helismaa. Their style has been variously described as "Helismaa-metal", "wire-metal" and "death schlager".
Värttinä combines traditional Finnish folk music with smatterings of other genres such as jazz. They saw their beginning as a young Finnish folk music ensemble in 1983, by founding members Sari and Mari Kaasinen in the Karelian village of Rääkkylä. Many transformations have taken place in the band since then. Värttinä shot into fame with the release of their 1991 album Oi Dai.
ZZ Top is an American blues rock band, formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar), Dusty Hill (bass guitar and vocals), and Frank Beard (drums). They hold the distinction of being one of the few rock bands still comprised of its original members for over 40 years, and until 2006, with the same manager/producer, Bill Ham.