Kilpi is a Finnish heavy metal/hard rock band, singing in Finnish.KILPI GENRES
Kilpi means shield in Finnish, however it actually is the guitarist and creator of the band's last name, Petteri Kilpi. The band's first album, SÃ¤hkÃ¶nsinistÃ¤ Sinfoniaa (Trans. Electric Blue Symphonies), was released on May 28, 2003, some months after their first single, Nerokasta IkÃ¤vÃ¤Ã¤ (Trans. Ingenious Yearning).
On September 29, 2004, they released their second album, II Taso (Trans. II(2nd) Level).
The last one is available since 2006, under the name of Kaaoksen Kuningas (Trans. King of Chaos), and two of its songs were proposed to Eurovision Song Contest 2006.
Tapio "Taage" Laiho, lead singer
Petteri "Pete" Kilpi, guitarist and creator of the band, was born in 1970
Aleksi "Alba" Summe, guitarist
Janne "Jane" Laaksonen, bassist
Juha "Kukkis" Kukkola, keyboardist
Jussi "Juzzy" Kattelus, drummer
KILPI LYRICAL THEMES
Finland (Turku), formed in 2002
KILPI CURRENT RECORD LABEL
KILPI CURRENT LINE-UP
Tapio "Taage" Laiho - Vocals (ex-Altaria, Hevinkelium)
Petteri "Pete" Kilpi - Guitar, Backing Vocals
Janne "Jane" Laaksonen - Bass, Backing Vocals
Aleksi "Alba" Summe - Guitar, Backing Vocals
Juha "Kukkis" Kukkola - Keyboard, Backing Vocals
Jussi "Juzzy" Kattelus - Drums
KILPI PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Janne Karttila - Drums