Burning Point

Burning Point is a Finnish power metal / heavy metal band, founded in 1999.[1]

Burning Point
OriginOulu, Finland
GenresPower metal, heavy metal
Years active1999 (1999)–present
LabelsPoison Arrow Records, Limb, SPV GmbH, Soundholic, Metal Heaven, Scarlet Records, AFM Records
Members
  • Luca Sturniolo
  • Pete Ahonen
  • Pekka Kolivuori
  • Jarkko Poussu
  • Tuomas Jaatinen
  • Matti Halonen
Past members
  • Pasi Hiltula
  • Jukka Kyrö
  • Toni Kansanoja
  • Jari Kaiponen
  • Nitte Valo
  • Jarkko Väisänen
  • Sami Nyman
  • Jussi Ontero
Websitewww.facebook.com/burningpointfinland

HistoryEdit

The band was founded in 1999 in Oulu, Finland, by bassist Jukka kyrö and guitarist Pete Ahonen.[1][2]

In 2016 the band added vocalist Nitte Valo,[3] formerly of the band Battle Beast. Valo started collaborating with the group in 2013 when guitarist Pete Ahonen asked her to collaborate on a few of the band's songs, and eventually asked her to join full-time as singer after he stepped down as vocalist.[4]

PersonnelEdit

Current membersEdit

  • Luca Sturniolo - Vocals
  • Pete Ahonen - Guitars
  • Pekka Kolivuori - Guitars
  • Tuomas Jaatinen - Drums
  • Jarkko Poussu - Bass
  • Matti Halonen - Keyboards

Former membersEdit

  • Jukka Jokikokko - Bass
  • Pasi Hiltula - Keyboards (see Eternal Tears of Sorrow, Kalmah)
  • Jukka Kyrö - Guitar
  • Toni Kansanoja - Bass
  • Jari Kaiponen - Drums
  • Jarkko Väisänen - Keyboards
  • Nitte Valo - Vocals
  • Jussi Ontero - Drums
  • Sami Nyman - Bass

TimelineEdit

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Salvation by Fire (2001)
  • Feeding the Flames (2003)
  • Burned Down the Enemy (2006)
  • Empyre (2009)
  • The Ignitor (2012)
  • Burning Point (2015)
  • The Blaze (2016)
  • Arsonist of the Soul (2021)

SinglesEdit

  • To Hell and Back (CD-single 2004 on Poison Arrow Records)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sharpe-Young, Garry (2003). A-Z of Power Metal. London: Cherry Red Books Ltd. ISBN 1-901447-13-8.
  2. ^ "IMPE.fi". Imperiumi.net. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  3. ^ Philipp Issler (20 November 2016). "Burning Point - "The Blaze" Review •". Metal.de. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]

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