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Amorphis Come Of Age On Their Proggiest Album Yet

“We wanted to do something fresh and new,” declares guitarist Esa Holopainen from Finland’s prog metal overlords Amorphis.

“We’re no longer 18-year-old metalheads,” declares Esa Holopainen, founder and lead guitarist of cult Finnish band Amorphis. This is clearly apparent when you peruse the band’s impressive 12 albums, stretched over 25 years. Amorphis’ flourishing sound, from heavy folk with Eastern influences to melancholic melodic rock, put the small Nordic country on the map for progressive metal.

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