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Amorphis

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Amorphis is a Finnish metal band started by Jan Rechberger and Esa Holopainen in 1990. Initially, the band was a death metal act, but in later albums they have evolved into making songs that are more classifiable as mainstream, but nevertheless with increasingly complex arrangements.

Amorphis is well known for their use of (the English translation of) the Finnish national epic, Kalevala, as a source for their lyrics.

Contents

Line-up

Former members

Discography

Albums

  • The Karelian Isthmus (1992)
  • Tales from the Thousand Lakes (1994)
  • Elegy (1996)
  • Tuonela (1999)
  • Am Universum (2000)
  • Chapters (Compilation CD and DVD, 2003)
  • Far from the Sun (2003)

Singles and EPs

  • Amorphis (1991)
  • Privilege of Evil (1993)
  • Black Winter Day (1994)
  • My Kantele (1997)
  • Divinity (1999)
  • Alone (2001)
  • Day of Your Beliefs (2003)
  • Evil Inside (2003)

External links

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