Mikko Sirén

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Mikko Sirén
Mikko Sirén - Ilosaarirock 2009.jpg
Background information
Born (1975-12-31) 31 December 1975 (age 40)
Origin Finland
Genres Cello metal, symphonic metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums, percussion, piano, keyboard, violin, double bass, cello, vocals

Mikko Sirén is the drummer for Finnish bands Apocalyptica and Megaphone. In 2013 he replaced Joe Letz as drummer of Emigrate. He also drums for the Finnish rapper Cheek. He became part of Apocalyptica's live shows in 2003[1] but only became a full-time member in 2005 after over 200 concerts and a recorded album.[2]

Mikko has a degree in Jazz music.[3]

In 2009 Mikko recorded the drums for Elias Viljanen on his third album, Fire-Hearted. He also, along with bandmate Perttu Kivilaakso, composed music for the video game Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne.

Siren currently endorses Pearl drums and Zildjian cymbals:

Zildjian cymbals:

18" fx oriental china trash

14" A new beat hi-hats

15" A heavy hi-hats

10" K custom dark splash

17" A heavy crash

18" K crash/ride

18" A heavy crash

19" A heavy crash

20" K ride

20" K custom dry ride

19" K custom hybrid china


  1. ^ "Interview with Mikko and Eicca for FaceCulture.nl 2007". Apocalyptica.apocello.ru. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Metal Storm". Metalstorm.ee. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  3. ^ http://www.facesofscandinavia.com

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