Lordi

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Lordi
Lordi-Toulouse.jpg
Background information
OriginHelsinki, Finland
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, shock rock
Years active1992–present
LabelsSony Music, AFM Records, BMG, GUN, The End, Drakkar Records
Websitewww.lordi.fi
MembersMr. Lordi
Amen
OX
Mana
Hella
Past membersG-Stealer
Enary
Magnum
Kita
Kalma
Otus
Awa

Lordi is a Finnish heavy metal band, which is famous for their monster costumes and songs like "Would You Love a Monsterman?", "Hard Rock Hallelujah", "Devil Is a Loser", "Blood Red Sandman", "This Is Heavy Metal" and "Sincerely with Love".

Lordi was started in 1992 by Mr. Lordi. Its original members were Mr. Lordi (vocals), Kita (percussion), Amen (guitar), G-stealer (bass) and Enary (keyboards). The first single was "Would You Love a Monsterman?" in (2002). It was also included in the band's album Get Heavy. Their music and style has been compared to the American groups Kiss and Twisted Sister.

Members[change | change source]

Current members[change | change source]

Former members[change | change source]

  • G-Stealer (Sami Keinänen) - bass (1996-1999)
  • Magnum (Sami Wolking) - bass, backing vocals (1999-2002)
  • Kalma (Niko Hurme) - bass, backing vocals (2002-2005)
  • Enary (Erna Siikavirta) - keyboards, backing vocals (1996-2005)
  • Kita (Sampsa Astala) - drums (2000-2010)
  • Otus (Tonmi Lillman) - drums (2010-2012)
  • Awa (Leena Peisa) - keyboards (2005-2012)

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Singles and EPs[change | change source]

  • Would You Love a Monsterman? (2002)
  • Devil is a Loser (2003)
  • Blood Red Sandman (2004)
  • My Heaven Is Your Hell (2004)
  • Hard Rock Hallelujah (2006)
  • Who's Your Daddy? (2006)
  • Would You Love A Monsterman? (2006) (2006) (PROMO)
  • It Snows In Hell (2006)
  • They Only Come Out At Night (2007)
  • Beast Loose In Paradise (2008)
  • Bite It Like A Bulldog (2008)
  • Famous Five (EP, 2008)
  • Deadache (2008)
  • This Is Heavy Metal (2010)
  • Rock Police (2010)
  • The Riff (2013)
  • Nailed by the Hammer of Frankenstein (2014)

Movies[change | change source]

Comics[change | change source]

  • Monster Magazine (2002)
  • The Uninvited Guests (2003)
  • Keräilijä (2006)
  • Alkuperä (2006)
  • Verenjano (2007)
  • Verensininen (2008)
  • Graphic Novels (2013)
  • Illustrated Lyrics (2014)

Other websites[change | change source]