Battlelore is an epic fantasy metal band from Lappeenranta, Finland. Their style takes elements from gothic metal, power metal, death metal, and even some industrial in the mix. All of Battlelore's lyrics specifically revolve around people and events in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.BATTLELORE GENRES
Their albums also revolve around the series of books. From their first album to the last actually speaks of events and chapters in the books in a chronological order.
Battlelore was formed in 1999 and recorded its first demo in 2000, which got them a contract with Napalm Records.
They have have made 4 albums since then and a continuing a strong fan base behind them.
Epic/Power Metal with harsh vocals
BATTLELORE LYRICAL THEMES
Epic Battles, Fantasy, Tolkien
Finland (Lappeenranta), formed in 1999
BATTLELORE CURRENT RECORD LABEL
BATTLELORE CURRENT LINE-UP
Tomi Mykkänen - Vocals (Evemaster, ex-Mortal God, Elephant Bell)
Kaisa Jouhki - Vocals
Jussi Rautio - Lead Guitar
Jyri Vahvanen - Guitar (ex-Horna, ex-Khert-Neter)
Timo Honkanen - Bass (Elderthrones, Grey Inside)
Henri Vahvanen - Drums (Grey Inside)
Maria - Keyboard, Flute (Elderthrones)
BATTLELORE PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Gorthaur - Drums (1999) (ex-Horna, ex-Khert-Neter)
Tommi Havo - Vocals, Lead Guitar (1999-2002) (Deep Red (Fin), ex-Elderthrones, Khert-Neter, ex-Morbid Savouring)
Patrik Mennander - Vocals (1999-2004) (Natsipaska, Ruoska)
Miika Kokkola - Bass (1999-2005)