Sipe Santapukki

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Sipe Santapukki
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Background information
Birth name Simo Johannes Santapukki
Born (1977-12-20) December 20, 1977 (age 39)
Origin Finland
Genres Rock
Instruments Drums
Years active 1991–present
Associated acts Apulanta

Simo "Sipe" Johannes Santapukki (born December 20, 1977) is the drummer of the Finnish rock group Apulanta.[1] Sipe Santapukki graduated from the high school Heinolan Lyseonmäen koulu. Sipe joined Apulanta in 1991 and so has been a member of the band since the early days.

Santapukki was born in Lahti. He has also done a solo album by the name Sipe. The album features many notable Finnish singers such as Gösta Sundqvist, Tommi Liimatta, Timo Rautiainen and Hannu Sallinen. Sipe's former girlfriend Anna Eriksson also sang on the album.

Santapukki is a big fan of motor sports. In 2004 he won the silver medal in the Finnish Formula 3. Santapukki's art exhibition Narrilaivan kapteeni (Captain of the Ship of fools) was held in Heinola in 2003.

Discography[edit]

  • Sipe -CD (2002)
Tilatkaa tytöt taksi / Häiriintynyt kuu / Kultaiset valheet / Viiksikset / Kuparihaka / Aika jättää / Tänään / Narrilaivan kapteeni / Jalostettua turhamaisuutta / Seurataan johtajaa

Singles[edit]

  • Häiriintynyt kuu (2002)
Häiriintynyt kuu / Tiiliseinää
  • Seurataan johtajaa (2002)
Seurataan johtajaa (radio edit) / Seurataan johtajaa / Ritari Q

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sipe Santapukki: Apulanta oli hajota". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). July 17, 2006. Archived from the original on May 25, 2011. 

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