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1) Santa Cruz is a Finnish band formed in 2007 in Helsinki, Finland by Archie Kuosmanen and Johnny Parkkonen. The following year, bass player Middy Toivonen joined in. The band released two demos in 2008-2009. After changing a number of temporary drummers, they settled for a full time drummer, Taz Fagerström in 2009 becoming a 4-member band. After a self-released EP of 6 songs under the title Anthems for the Young ‘n’ Restless, they signed with Finnish Spinefarm Records in 2012 and releasing their first studio album Screaming for Adrenaline in April 2013. Their self-title and 2nd album ‘Santa Cruz’ will be released in March 2015.

Arttu “Archie” Kuosmanen - vocals, rhythm and lead guitar, acoustic guitar (2007–present)
Joonas “Johnny” Parkkonen - lead and rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals (2007–present)
Mitja “Middy” Toivonen - bass, backing vocals (2008–present)
Tapani “Taz” Fagerström - drums, percussion, backing vocals (2009–present)

Studio Albums
2013: Screaming for Adrenaline
2015: Santa Cruz


2013: Relentless Renegades
2013: Alive
2013: Nothing Compares To You
2014: We Are The Ones To Fall
2014: Wasted And Wounded
2015: My Remedy
2015: 6 (66) Feet Under

2009: Another Rush of Adrenaline
2011: Anthem for the Young ‘n’ Restless

Music Videos:
Anthems for the Young ‘n’ Restless (2011)
Aiming High (2013)
Relentless Renegades (2013)
Nothing Compares to You (2013)
We Are the Ones to Fall (2014)
Wasted And Wounded (2014)
My Remedy (2015)

Shred Till You Drop Series:
Shred Till You Drop (2013)
Shred Or Die (2015)

2013: Screaming for Adrenaline Tour


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