Teemu Mäntysaari

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Teemu Mäntysaari
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Teemu Mäntysaari of Wintersun at The TLA, August 7, 2013.
Background information
Born (1987-01-07) January 7, 1987 (age 31)
Origin Tampere, Finland
Genres Melodic death metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts Wintersun
Website Wintersun.fi

Teemu "Manta Ray" Mäntysaari is a Finnish guitarist. He was born in Tampere, Finland, in 1987, and began playing guitar at the age of 12.

In 2004, he joined the band Wintersun[1][2] and has toured with them since then. He also played for Imperanon[3] until their break-up in 2007. He has written many unreleased songs with Imperanon.

Teemu's early musical influences on guitar were Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci and Shawn Lane, among others.[1]


Band Year of Release Title Label
Imperanon 2006 Demo 2006
Wintersun 2012 Time I Nuclear Blast
Induction 2016 The Outwitted Consecration Independent
Wintersun 2017 The Forest Seasons Nuclear Blast
Wintersun 2017 Time I 1.5 (Remastered) Nuclear Blast
Wintersun 2017 Wintersun 2.0 (Remastered) Nuclear Blast
Wintersun 2017 Tuska 2013 Live Nuclear Blast
Wintersun TBA Time II Nuclear Blast


  1. ^ a b "Teemu Mantysaari Interview". Guitarhoo!. Guitarhoo.com. July 28, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Wintersun Announce Working Title For New Album". Blabbermouth. September 30, 2005. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Imperanon: New Demo Samples Available". Blabbermouth. August 6, 2006. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2010. 

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