Depressed Mode

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Depressed Mode
Origin Finland
Genres Death/doom, funeral doom, Symphonic death Metal (later)
Years active 2005–present
Labels Firebox Records
Associated acts Shape of Despair
Members Ossy Salonen
Natalie Koskinen
Tomppa Turpeinen
Iiro Aittokoski
Teemu Heinola
Henri Hakala

Depressed Mode is a death/doom/funeral doom metal band from Finland.


Depressed Mode was formed in 2005 as a solo project of Ossy Salonen. Tomppa Turpeinen later joined as guitarist and Natalie Koskinen (Shape of Despair) as second vocalist. The band was signed by Firebox Records and recorded their first album Ghosts of Devotion with drummer Marko Tommila. Jori Haukio left the band in late 2007, and Teemu Heinola took his place as a guitarist. Marko Tommila left the band in 2008 and Iiro Aittokoski replaced him. The band recorded its second album ..For Death in summer 2008, and it was released in February 2009, to some critical acclaim (Kerrang! gave it a 3/5 rating).[1] The band is currently looking for a new record deal.


  • Ossy Salonen - vocals, synth, programming
  • Natalie Koskinen - vocals
  • Tomppa Turpeinen - guitars
  • Iiro Aittokoski - drums
  • Teemu Heinola - guitars
  • Henri Hakala - bass


  • Ghosts of Devotion (2007)
  • ...For Death (2009)


  1. ^ Riddell, Alastair. Kerrang! #1261, May 16, 2009. Album reviews. "Finnish Metal: A Little from Column A, And a Little from Column B". p. 50

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