Torture Killer

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Torture Killer
Origin Turku, Finland
Genres Death metal
Years active 2002–present
Labels Dynamic Arts, Karmageddon, Metal Blade
Associated acts Six Feet Under, Torsofuck
Website www.torturekiller.com
Members Tuomas Karppinen
Jari Laine
Kim Torniainen
Tuomo Latvala
Pessi Haltsonen
Past members Chris Barnes
Matti Liuke
Taneli Hatakka
Juri Sallinen

Torture Killer is a Finnish death metal band from Turku, Finland, formed in 2002. The band consists of five members, Jari Laine, Tuomas Karppinen, Kim Torniainen, Tuomo Latvala and the current vocalist Pessi Haltsonen. The band was originally a Six Feet Under cover band adopting their moniker from a Six Feet Under song, but soon began composing and performing original material in the same vein. Chris Barnes, the original singer for Cannibal Corpse and current singer for Six Feet Under, officially joined Torture Killer as lead singer in November 2005 and was a part of the recording of the album Swarm!. He left the band in January 2008.[1] Barnes was not involved with their live performances while a part of the band.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Jari Laine – guitar (2002–present)
  • Tuomas Karppinen – guitar (2002–present)
  • Kim Torniainen – bass guitar (2002–present)
  • Tuomo Latvala – drums (2002–present)
  • Pessi Haltsonen – vocals (2011–present)

Former members[edit]

  • Juri Sallinen – vocals (2004–2011)
  • Chris Barnes – vocals (2005–2008)
  • Matti Liuke – vocals (2002-2004)
  • Taneli Hatakka – guitar (2002)

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