Jarkko Ahola

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J. Ahola
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Background information
Birth name Jarkko Ahola
Born (1977-08-24) 24 August 1977 (age 39)
Origin Toijala, Finland
Genres Heavy metal, power metal, symphonic metal
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, bass, guitar, synthesizer
Associated acts Teräsbetoni, Northern Kings, Ahola, Raskasta Joulua, ex-Dreamtale

Jarkko Kalevi Ahola (Toijala, 24 August 1977) is a performing artist, a composer and a singer. He is the vocalist and bass player and one of the three songwriters of the band Teräsbetoni. He is also a member of a Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup Northern Kings together with Marco Hietala from Nightwish, Tarot and Sapattivuosi, Tony Kakko from Sonata Arctica and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto from Charon and Harmaja.

Other bands Jarkko has been involved with are Dreamtale, Cosmic Spell and Helmisetti. In addition, Jarkko has taken part in the Raskasta Joulua project incorporating the sound of metal to Christmas carols. He is a lefthanded bass player. In 2013 took part in the project Forces United, where he acted in the role of vocalist. The project also took part Maxim Samosvat, Konstantin Seleznev, Darius Stavrovich

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

as part of Ahola
Year Album Peak positions Certification
FIN
[1]
2012 Stoneface 41
2014 Tug of War 14
Solo (as Jarkko Ahola)
Year Album Peak positions Certification
FIN
[2]
2012 Ave Maria - Joulun klassikot) 4
2014 Suojelusenkeli - Joulun klassikot 2 4
2016 Romanssi 1
[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahola discography". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jarkko Ahola discography". finnishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 21 December 2014. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 
  3. ^ http://ifpi.fi/tilastot/virallinen-lista/albumit/2016/50

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