Northern Kings

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Northern Kings
GenresSymphonic metal, power metal, progressive metal
Years active2007 - 2010
LabelsWarner Music Finland
Associated actsNightwish, Tarot, Sonata Arctica, Charon, Teräsbetoni, Sinergy, Dreamtale
MembersJarkko Ahola
Marco Hietala
Tony Kakko
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto

Northern Kings was a Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup, made up of four well known musicians: Jarkko Ahola from Teräsbetoni, ex-Dreamtale, Marco Hietala from Nightwish and Tarot, Tony Kakko from Sonata Arctica and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto from Charon and Harmaja.

Their first single, "We Don't Need Another Hero", (originally performed by Tina Turner) was released in 2007, followed by their debut album Reborn. In late 2008, their second album Rethroned was released, headlined by the single "Kiss from a Rose" (originally performed by Seal).[1] They last released a single "Lapponia" in 2010.






  1. ^ "Ragnarök Radio Interview". Retrieved 2008-08-06.

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