Mika Luttinen

Mika Luttinen is a Finnish-born vocalist and lyricist who, in 1990, formed the Finnish black metal band, Impaled Nazarene. After numerous line-up changes, he remains the only original member. Besides his main project, Mika has been involved in various other bands around the globe, such as the Canadian metal band Obscene Eulogy and the French black punk band, The Rocking Dildos which was formed by owner of the French label Osmose Productions, Hervé and himself. While in Impaled Nazarene, he was also involved with the band, Diabolos Rising (name later changed to Raism), together with then Rotting Christ keyboard player, Magus Wampyr Daoloth. Luttinen has made notable guest appearances in many bands, such as The Crown, Hypnos, Ancient Rites (Ancient Rites singer Gunther Theys was also Mika's best man at the latter's wedding.[1] Mika has stated that his songwriting is influenced by many early thrash metal bands, such as Sodom and Kreator.[2] Elements of Motörhead's music are also incorporated into his work, such that an Impaled Nazarene single was named Motörpenis.

Mika Luttinen
A picture of Mika Luttinen, the singer of Impaled Nazarene, at the Kings Of Black Metal in Alsfeld (Germany), on the 21st of April 2012.
A picture of Mika Luttinen, the singer of Impaled Nazarene, at the Kings Of Black Metal in Alsfeld (Germany), on the 21st of April 2012.
Background information
Also known asSlutti666, Mr.M.L., Mika X6X, Mika Vitun Luttinen, Mika X6X Alienseed, Mikaakim, Frank Slut
Born (1971-03-02) 2 March 1971 (age 49)
Oulu, Finland
GenresBlack metal, death metal, grindcore, crust punk, industrial, darkwave, folk metal, Viking metal
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter
Instrumentsvocals
Years active1990–present
LabelsOsmose Productions
Associated actsImpaled Nazarene, The Crown, Diabolos Rising, Hypnos, Obscene Eulogy, Raism, The Rocking Dildos, Ancient Rites, Rytmihäiriö, Thou Art Lord
Websitecampnazarene.com

DiscographyEdit

Impaled Nazarene
Diabolos Rising
  • 666 (1994)
  • Blood, Vampirism & Sadism (1995)
Obscene Eulogy
  • Defining Hate: The Truth Undead (2004)
Raism
  • The Very Best of Pain (1996)
  • Aesthetic Terrorism (1997)
The Rocking Dildos
  • On Speed (1997)
  • Horny Hit Parade (1997)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Interview with Gunther Theys at Metalzin Webzine, 1998". Metalzin.com. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "InterviewImpaledNazarene". Gryphonmetal.ch. Retrieved June 13, 2012.