Burning Point

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Burning Point
OriginOulu, Finland
GenresPower metal, Heavy metal
Years active1999 (1999)–present
LabelsPoison Arrow Records, Limb, SPV GmbH, Soundholic, Metal Heaven, Scarlet Records, AFM Records
Websitewww.facebook.com/burningpointfinland
Members
  • Luca Sturniolo
  • Pete Ahonen
  • Pekka Kolivuori
  • Jarkko Poussu
  • Tuomas Jaatinen
  • Matti Halonen
Past members
  • Pasi Hiltula
  • Jukka Kyrö
  • Toni Kansanoja
  • Jari Kaiponen
  • Nitte Valo
  • Jarkko Väisänen
  • Sami Nyman
  • Jussi Ontero

Burning Point is a Finnish power / heavy metal band, founded in 1999.[1]

History[edit]

The band was founded in 1999 in Oulu, Finland by bassist Jukka kyrö and guitarist Pete Ahonen.[1][2]

In 2016 the band added vocalist Nitte Valo,[3] formerly of the band Battle Beast. Valo started collaborating with the group in 2013 when guitarist Pete Ahonen asked her to collaborate on a few of the band's songs, and eventually asked her to join full-time as singer after he stepped down as vocalist.[4]

Personnel[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Luca Sturniolo - Vocals
  • Pete Ahonen - Guitars
  • Pekka Kolivuori - Guitars
  • Tuomas Jaatinen - Drums
  • Jarkko Poussu - Bass
  • Matti Halonen - Keyboards

Former members[edit]

  • Jukka Jokikokko - Bass
  • Pasi Hiltula - Keyboards (see Eternal Tears of Sorrow, Kalmah)
  • Jukka Kyrö - Guitar
  • Toni Kansanoja - Bass
  • Jari Kaiponen - Drums
  • Jarkko Väisänen - Keyboards
  • Nitte Valo - Vocals
  • Jussi Ontero - Drums
  • Sami Nyman - Bass

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • To Hell and Back (CD-single 2004 on Poison Arrow Records)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sharpe-Young, Garry (2003). A-Z of Power Metal. London: Cherry Red Books Ltd. ISBN 1-901447-13-8.
  2. ^ "IMPE.fi". Imperiumi.net. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  3. ^ Philipp Issler (20 November 2016). "Burning Point - "The Blaze" Review •". Metal.de. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Burning Point - Reveal New Album Details". Metalstorm.net. 25 April 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2020.

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