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Origin Finland
Genres Christian metal
progressive metal
Years active 2007 – Present
Labels Napalm
Associated acts Sonata Arctica
Solution .45
Members Mikko Härkin
Jani Stefanovic
Thomas Vikström

Mehida is a Finnish progressive metal band formed by ex-Sonata Arctica keyboardist Mikko Härkin.[1] The band also consists of three members of Wingdom as well as Jani Stefanovic (Essence of Sorrow, Divinefire, Miseration) and Thomas Vikström (Therion, Stormwind, ex-Candlemass). Mehida's first album, Blood & Water, was released in Finland on Aug. 22, 2007, in Europe on August 31, 2007 and in the U.S. on September 11, 2007 by Napalm Records.

During the week of August 27, 2007, Blood & Water hit No. 23 on Finland's top 40 charts.[2]



  1. ^ Eck, Markus (2007). "Mehida – Blood & Water". Sonic Seducer (in German). No. 9. [dead link]
  2. ^ Finland Albums Top 40

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