Toni Wirtanen

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Toni Wirtanen at the 2014 Rakuuna Rock festival in Lappeenranta, Finland.

Toni Juhana Wirtanen (born 4 April 1975, Heinola, Finland) is a Finnish musician, best known as the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the rock band Apulanta.[1]

Wirtanen is also known for having written numerous songs for the Finnish pop singer Irina, and appeared in the 1999 movie Pitkä kuuma kesä, portraying the lead-singer of the school band The Vittupäät.[2]


Charting hits featured in
  • 2003: "Dynamite" (Beats And Styles featuring Toni W & B.O. Dubb) (Peaked in FIN: #2)
  • 2003: "Asvaltti" (Toni Wirtanen, Infekto, Leijonanmieli, Paarma, Nopsajalka, Bommitommi) (Peaked in FIN: #8)
  • 2014: "Hätähuuto" (Brädi feat. Toni Wirtanen) (Peaked in FIN: #3)
  • 2014: "Sata kesää, tuhat yötä" (Vain elämää, season 3, Paula Koivuniemi Day) (Peaked in FIN: #12)


  1. ^ Ollila, Mape (2008-12-29). Once Upon a Nightwish: The Official Biography 1996-2006. Bazillion Points Books. pp. 208–. ISBN 978-0-9796163-2-7. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Pitkä kuuma kesä (1999) - Full cast and crew