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Band Info
OriginOulu, Finland
Years-Active1998 – present
Genre(s)Melodic death metal
Label(s)Spinefarm Records
Associated ActsEternal Tears of Sorrow, For My Pain..., Catamenia, Nothnegal, End of You, Poisonblack{{{9}}}

Kalmah is a melodic death metal band from Oulu, Finland that formed in 1998. In less than a year after its formation, Kalmah was signed by Spinefarm Records. The word "kalmah" is Karelian and could be translated as "to the grave" or "to the death."


Studio albums
Demos and EPs
As Ancestor
  • Ethereal Devotion (1992)
  • Material World God (1993)
  • With No Strings Attached (1996)
  • Tomorrow (1997)
  • Under the Burbot's Nest (1998)
As Kalmah
  • Svieri Obraza (1999) − promo
  • Demo 2004 (2004) − unreleased
  • Withering Away (2000)
  • The Groan of Wind (2006)
  • 12 Gauge studio diary in seven parts (2009)
  • 12 Gauge (2010) (music video)

Band membersEdit

Current members
  • Pekka Kokko – vocals, guitar (1998–present)
  • Antti Kokko – lead guitar (1998–present)
  • Timo Lehtinen – bass guitar (2001–present)
  • Janne Kusmin – drums (2001–present)
  • Veli-Matti Kananen – keyboards (2012–present)
Former members
  • Altti Veteläinen – bass guitar (1998–2001)
  • Petri Sankala – drums (1998–2001)
  • Antti-Matti Talala – keyboards (1999)
  • Pasi Hiltula – keyboards (1999–2004)
  • Marco Sneck – keyboards (2004–2011)

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