Kivimetsän Druidi

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Kivimetsän Druidi
Also known as KmD
Origin Kouvola, Finland
Genres Symphonic metal
Folk metal
Black metal
Years active 2002 - present
Labels Century Media
Website http://www.kivimetsandruidi.com/
Members Joni Koskinen
Antti Koskinen
Antti Rinkinen
Simo Lehtonen
Atte Marttinen
Leeni-Maria Hovila
Past members Ville Ryöti
Joni Rämä
Jouni Riihelä
Annika Laaksonen
Lukas Pearsall
Jenni Onishko

Kivimetsän Druidi is a metal band from Kouvola, Finland. 'Kivimetsän Druidi' is Finnish for "druid of the stone forest".

Band history[edit]

Their lyrics are based on the fantasy novel Joni Koskinen's writing. The novel tells a story from The Land of the Crystal Mountain and Stone Forest. 'KmD' originally started as a two-man project by the Koskinen brothers. Joni Koskinen's biggest influence has been Moonsorrow. Yet each band member has their own personal influences.
After releasing numerous demos and EPs, Kivimetsän Druidi finally signed a record deal with Century Media in 2008. The debut album titled "Shadowheart" was released in October 2008, all the EPs and Demos were self-released.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Former members[edit]

  • Ville Ryöti - drums (2005–2007)
  • Jani Rämä - drums (2004–2005) (became a technician for the band)
  • Jouni Riihelä - bass (2004–2006)
  • Annika Laaksonen - female vocals (2004–2006)
  • Lukas Pearsall - synth (2004–2007)
  • Jenni Onishko - female vocals (2006–2008)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Demo albums[edit]

  • Kristallivuoren maa (2003)
  • Taival (2004)
  • Mustan valtikan aika (2006)
  • The New Chapter (2007)
  • Taottu (2008)

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