Music Wiki

Editing

Tony Kakko

1
  • The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit. If you are undoing an edit that is …
Latest revision Your text
Line 3: Line 3:
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
   
Kakko was born in Kemi, Finland and founded [[Sonata Arctica]] in 1996, after studying keyboards for two years and singing informally in local festivals. He assumed both the keyboards and the vocals, but after the release of the band's first album, decided to concentrate on singing with the joining of [[Mikko Härkin]]. The bands [[Queen]], [[Stratovarius]], [[Children of Bodom]] and [[Nightwish]] are amongst his biggest musical influences. Kakko also states the season of winter as one of his influences. His singing style is clean and generally high-pitched, he sings in the tenors range.
+
Kakko was born in Kemi, Finland and founded Sonata Arctica in 1996, after studying keyboards for two years and singing informally in local festivals. He assumed both the keyboards and the vocals, but after the release of the band's first album, decided to concentrate on singing with the joining of [[Mikko Härkin]]. The bands [[Queen]], [[Stratovarius]], [[Children of Bodom]] and [[Nightwish]] are amongst his biggest musical influences. Kakko also states the season of winter as one of his influences. His singing style is clean and generally high-pitched, he sings in the tenors range.
   
 
Tony appeared as a guest male vocalist in Nightwish's 2001 remake of their song "Astral Romance", which appeared on the EP [[Over the Hills and Far Away]]. He also sang backing vocals on the song "Over the Hills and Far Away" and sang a duet with Tarja Turunen on the live version of "Beauty and the Beast." Tony appears on stage with Tarja performing "Beauty and the Beast," on Nightwish's live DVD From Wishes to Eternity.
 
Tony appeared as a guest male vocalist in Nightwish's 2001 remake of their song "Astral Romance", which appeared on the EP [[Over the Hills and Far Away]]. He also sang backing vocals on the song "Over the Hills and Far Away" and sang a duet with Tarja Turunen on the live version of "Beauty and the Beast." Tony appears on stage with Tarja performing "Beauty and the Beast," on Nightwish's live DVD From Wishes to Eternity.
   
Tony also performed guest vocals in the song "Wasted Time" from [[Heavenly]]'s album [[Virus]] and did backing vocals for Before the Bleeding Sun, the fifth album of the Finnish band [[Eternal Tears of Sorrow]]. More recently, he has been involved with a project [[Northern Kings]], in which he, along with [[Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto]] ([[Charon]]), [[Marco Hietala]] ([[Tarot]], [[Nightwish]]) and [[Jarkko Ahola]] ([[Teräsbetoni]]) sings covers of classics from the 1980s.
+
Tony also performed guest vocals in the song "Wasted Time" from Heavenly's album Virus and did backing vocals for Before the Bleeding Sun, the fifth album of the Finnish band [[Eternal Tears of Sorrow]]. More recently, he has been involved with a project [[Northern Kings]], in which he, along with [[Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto]] ([[Charon]]), [[Marco Hietala]] ([[Tarot]], [[Nightwish]]) and [[Jarkko Ahola]] ([[Teräsbetoni]]) sings covers of classics from the 1980s.
 
[[Category:Artists]]
 
[[Category:Artists]]
 
[[Category:Singers]]
 
[[Category:Singers]]
  Loading editor
Below are some commonly used wiki markup codes. Simply click on what you want to use and it will appear in the edit box above.