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Tony Kakko


Member

1996-2000 Sonata Arctica - vocals, keyboards  
2000- Sonata Arctica - vocals  
2006- Raskasta Joulua - vocals  
2007- Northern Kings - vocals  

Live musician

2001 Nightwish - vocals  
2008 Apocalyptica - vocals  

Guest musician

2001 Nightwish - vocals  
2006 Heavenly - vocals  
2006 Eternal Tears Of Sorrow - backing vocals  
2006 Timo Rautiainen - vocals  
2007 Nuclear Blast Allstars - vocals  
2008 Odin's Court - vocals  
2008-2009 Apocalyptica - vocals  
2009 Epica - vocals  
2009 Elias Viljanen - vocals  
2009 Stratovarius - backing vocals  
2010 Van Canto - vocals  
2010 Powerglove - vocals  
2013 Silent Voices - vocals  
2013 Timo Tolkki's Avalon - vocals  
2014 Vanishing Point - vocals  
2014 Tuomas Holopainen - vocals  
2015 Dark Sarah - vocals  
2015 Sinners Moon - vocals  
2015-2016 Karmaflow - vocals  
2016 Trick Or Treat - vocals  
2017 Tarja - vocals  
2019 Hevisaurus - vocals  
2020 Black Sun (ECU) - vocals  
2022 Lordi - backing vocals  
2022 Jani Liimatainen - vocals  

Interviews

22.08.2019 Sonata Arctica
16.04.2013 Sonata Arctica

Personal information

Born on: 16.05.1975

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Tony Kristian Kakko (born May 16, 1975) is the vocalist and primary songwriter and creative force in the band Sonata Arctica.

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 and often relies on falsettos.