Ensiferum

Endoxa Booking Presents

Ensiferum

Septic Flesh

Tue 1/29

6:00 pm

The Orpheum

Tampa, FL

$25 - $50

Ensiferum
Ensiferum
Folk metal band from Helsinki, Finland.

Ensiferum's Black/Death/Folk Metal hybrid was first born in 1995 when Markus Toivonen (guitar), Sauli Savolainen (bass) and Kimmo Miettinen (drums) got together to form an innovative band. The following year, Jari Mäenpää joined as a vocalist (and second guitarist) and the first self-titled demo was released.

Before releasing their second demo tape in 1999, Jukka-Pekka Miettinen replaced Sauli Savolainen on bass and ex-Arthemesia drummer Oliver Fokin swapped positions with Kimmo Miettinen. The band continued playing and recorded a third demo, "Hero in a Dream", which was noticed by underground (and non) magazines which allowed the band to gain popularity and sign a deal with Spinefarm Records.

Finally, Meiju Enho joined as keyboard player for the band and they were now able to record their epic, self-titled debut "Ensiferum" in 2001.

Current line-up:
Markus Toivonen - Guitar, Vocals (1995 - )
Petri Lindroos - Guitar, Vocals (2004 - )
Sami Hinkka - Bass (2004 - )
Janne Parviainen - Drums (2005 - )
Septic Flesh
Septic Flesh
Metal band formed in March 1990 in Athens, Greece.
Disbanded in October 2003 & reunited in 2007.

Members were also involved in Thou Art Lord and Chaostar.
Venue Information:
The Orpheum
1915 East 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL, 33605
http://www.theorpheum.com/