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Also known as Ancestor (1991-1999)

Country: Finland
Label: Ranka Kustannus

Links: Official website

Formed in: 1991

1991-Extreme power metal
1991-Melodic death metal


1991-  Pekka Kokko - vocals, guitars
1996-  Antti Kokko - guitars
2001-  Janne Kusmin - drums
2001-  Timo "Lede" Lehtinen - bass
2012-  Veli-Matti Kananen - keyboards
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1991-2000  Petri Sankala - drums
1992-1993  Anssi Seppänen - guitars
1996-1997  Pasi Puhakka - bass
1998  Sauli Ylilehto - bass
1999-2000  Antti-Matti Talala - keyboards
2000  Altti Veteläinen - bass
2000-2004  Pasi Hiltula - keyboards
2004-2011  Marco Sneck - keyboards
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2009-2012  Veli-Matti Kananen - keyboards
2016  Mikko Salovaara - guitars
› 2019  -//-
2017-2018  Robert "Robse" Dahn - vocals
2017-2018  Pether Winterschmied - guitars
2017-2018  Kevin Storm - guitars

Latest reviews

I’ve spoken before about my trepidation when bands release self-titled records late into their career. Based on my theory for self-titled albums in the Lamb Of God reviews, Kalmah isn’t the start of a new era for the band that shares its name, but thankfully it isn’t a harbinger of decline for the group either; this is just a damn good record.
Review by musclassia ››
Melodic death metal
Spinefarm Records

Line-up on the CD:
Pekka Kokko - vocals, guitar
Antti Kokko - lead guitar
Timo "Lede" Lehtinen - bass
Marco Sneck - keyboards
Janne Kusmin - drums

Alas, the almighty swamp metal titans Kalmah grace...
Review by Troy Killjoy ››
This are interesting times to take a look at the Extreme Metal in Finland, a lot of releases are showing beloved bands evolving and adapting to the times. Kalmah is one of them, once tagged as a copycat of Children Of Bodom (yeah, other one), they have...
Review by Undercraft ››
When years ago Children Of Bodom began to gain acceptance and fame among the metal community, similar bands instantly appeared In the scene like Norther and Kalmah, these 2 bands were labeled as CoB clones since then, and it is a label that is very hard...
Review by Undercraft ››

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