For some unfathomable reason Colombian metal baron Bull Metal ex- Masacre signed them on his label Warmaster. Shortened the moniker Korobela - Kamazu - Korobela the more politically correct Frecorded a self-financed CD and disappeared.
Self-proclaimed "saw rock messiahs" from Oulu - more hardcore-inspired in the Ferox - Hidden Minds / Looking For Reality , then developing into a sort of warped thrash metal band. Finland's Deep Purple hailing from Tampere.
Ever since there has been a lot of traffic behind the drums and the keyboards but the band still exists - sort of. They haven't made any records and they call themselves Cream Crackers and concentrate on playing Deep Purple covers instead of their own songs.
Keyboard wizard Tumppu who played on all the Feedback records is nowadays one of the three hosting pianists in the immensely popular Saturday night prime time TV show "Bumtsi Bum". Thrash metal.
Not to be confused with a horror punk band with same name that released two 7"s. Before joining Stratovarius Timo Kotipelto used to sing in this aptly named heavy metal band. Progressive hard rockers from the capital area who wrote their name in the numeric form 5.
Top Ranking (Im The Toughest) - Johnny Clarke - Dreader Dread (1976-1978) the Flounder years a couple of the members actually recorded an album with their teen-pop band Jam Jam.
The belated Flounder CD release no longer featured the original line-up. After Flounder ceased to exist for good drummer Juppo joined Feedback and Convulse for a while and bass player Tenze joined a pop group called Super who supposedly got some recognition in Japan.
The session vocalist on the Flounder CD was Petri from the Parkano-based techno thrashers Tetragon who unfortunately never made it on record. It's safe to say that this Tampere-based band wouldn't clinch any of the top places in the Manowar impression competition although they do try their darnedest. Industrial metal from the capital area featuring Pasi Koskinen of Amorphis on vocals. Alongside with Abhorrence these splatter freaks from Turku Ferox - Hidden Minds / Looking For Reality Finland's first real death metal band.
Whatever they lost in nuances they more than made up for in rawness and brutality. Two tracks from their five track debut demo were pressed on vinyl and after the second demo the band was picked up by Spinefarm who were taking their first steps in the record releasing business.
The debut album was recorded but the band was already dead, buried and consumed by maggots when the record saw the dark of night. Has been described by somebody somewhere as "metallic grindcore with hardcore influences" which we reckon is a bit repetitive.
Anyway, at least we know the ballpark, roughly, and the group's from Lahti. An offshoot of Darkwoods My Bethrothed trying to keep their heads above the water on the coattails of viking-era Bathory. As did keyboard player Tuomas Holopainen of Nightwish.
GOL - Moon Rectum Ep, Guelin Gueledir - Various - Azerbaidjan / Turkmenistan, If She Knew What She Wants - Various - Gold & Platinum Volume Three, A Cover Over - Grouper - Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill / The Man Who Died In His Boat, Ηδονη - Printed At Bismarcks Death - Fierceness Of The Immortal Charisma (And Early Works)