Doom Unit

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Doom Unit
Origin Tampere, Finland
Genres Rock, metal
Years active 2008-present
Labels 2009-2013 Hype Records, 2013-2014 Warner Music, 2015-> -
Website http://www.doomunit.com
Members Jape
Chris
Julli
Kari

Doom Unit is a Finnish Rock band from Tampere. It was formed in late 2008 and became famous since winning Radio Rock's Starba -competition in 2009. The band's first single (entitled "Killing Time") was a huge hit in Finland and also ended up as a theme music for Harper's Island TV-program in Finland.

Career[edit]

Doom Unit released their first studio album "Cross the Line" in 2009, which hit the Finnish Album Chart #2. The follower "The Burden of Bloom" was released in 2011 and third one "III" was out in 2013 and reached #12 in the album chart . Doom Unit is a four-piece bulldozer, leading singer Jape who is also known as famous radio / TV voice. Known of the energic live shows and many radio hits, Doom Unit is back in biz with their latest effort "Underdog" (2015).

Band members[edit]

  • Jape Ylinikka - Vocals, Guitars (2008–)
  • Chris Heikkilä - Guitars, Vocals (2008–)
  • Julli Väkevä - Drums (2008-)
  • Kari Luonsinen - Bass (2014–)

Former members[edit]

  • Nahka - Bass (2008–2013)
  • AH Haapasalo - Bass (2013–2014)

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Killing Time (2009)
  • Chameleon (2009)
  • Hide Your Scars (2009)
  • Pile of Bones (2010)
  • Reckoning Day (2011)
  • The Cradle and the Grave (2011)
  • .45 (2014)
  • Get Away (2013)
  • Crawler (2014)
  • Underdog (2015)

Albums[edit]

  • Cross the Line (2009)
  • The Burden of Bloom (2011)
  • III (2013)[1]

Music videos[edit]

  • Killing Time (2009)
  • The Cradle and the Grave (2011)
  • Get Away (2013)
  • Underdog (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doom Unit: III" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 2013-09-02.