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Lordi
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Background information
Origin Helsinki, Finland
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock
Years active 1992–present
Labels Sony Music, AFM Records, BMG, GUN, The End, Drakkar Records
Members Mr. Lordi
Amen
OX
Mana
Hella
Past members G-Stealer
Enary
Magnum
Kita
Kalma
Otus
Awa

Lordi is a Finnish heavy metal band, which is famous for their monster costumes and songs like "Would You Love a Monsterman?", "Hard Rock Hallelujah", "Devil Is a Loser", "Blood Red Sandman", "This Is Heavy Metal" and "Sincerely with Love".

Lordi was started in 1992 by Mr. Lordi. Its original members were Mr. Lordi (vocals), Kita (percussion), Amen (guitar), G-stealer (bass) and Enary (keyboards). The first single was "Would You Love a Monsterman?" in (2002). It was also included in the band's album Get Heavy. Their music and style has been compared to the American groups Kiss and Twisted Sister.

Members

Current members

Former members

  • G-Stealer (Sami Keinänen) - bass (1996-1999)
  • Magnum (Sami Wolking) - bass, backing vocals (1999-2002)
  • Kalma (Niko Hurme) - bass, backing vocals (2002-2005)
  • Enary (Erna Siikavirta) - keyboards, backing vocals (1996-2005)
  • Kita (Sampsa Astala) - drums (2000-2010)
  • Otus (Tonmi Lillman) - drums (2010-2012)
  • Awa (Leena Peisa) - keyboards (2005-2012)
  • OX (Samer el Nahhal) - bass guitar (2005-2018)

Discography

Albums

  • Napalm Market (demo album, 1993)
  • Bend Over and Pray the Lord (1997)
  • Get Heavy (2002)
  • The Monsterican Dream (2004)
  • The Monster Show (collection, 2005)
  • The Arockalypse (2006)
  • Deadache (2008)
  • Zombilation – The Greatest Cuts (collection, 2009)
  • Babez for Breakfast (2010)
  • Scarchives Vol. 1 (collection, 2012)
  • To Beast or Not To Beast (2013)
  • Scare Force One (2014)
  • Monstereophonic (Theaterror Vs. Demonarchy) (2016)
  • Sexorcism (2018)
  • Killection (2020)

Singles and EPs

  • Would You Love a Monsterman? (2002)
  • Devil is a Loser (2003)
  • Blood Red Sandman (2004)
  • My Heaven Is Your Hell (2004)
  • Hard Rock Hallelujah (2006)
  • Who's Your Daddy? (2006)
  • Would You Love A Monsterman? (2006) (2006) (PROMO)
  • It Snows In Hell (2006)
  • They Only Come Out At Night (2007)
  • Beast Loose In Paradise (2008)
  • Bite It Like A Bulldog (2008)
  • Famous Five (EP, 2008)
  • Deadache (2008)
  • This Is Heavy Metal (2010)
  • Rock Police (2010)
  • The Riff (2013)
  • Nailed by the Hammer of Frankenstein (2014)
  • Hug You Hardcore (2016)
  • Your Tongue’s Got the Cat (2018)
  • Naked in My Cellar (2018)
  • Shake the Baby Silent (2019)
  • I Dug a Hole in the Yard for You (2019)
  • Like A Bee To The Honey (2020)

Movies

  • The Kin (2004)
  • Dark Floors (2008)

Comics

  • Monster Magazine (2002)
  • The Uninvited Guests (2003)
  • Keräilijä (2006)
  • Alkuperä (2006)
  • Verenjano (2007)
  • Verensininen (2008)
  • Graphic Novels (2013)
  • Illustrated Lyrics (2014)

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