Raskasta Joulua

Raskasta Joulua 2004
  • Album Info
  • 2004
  • T2 Productions

1. Taage Laiho (Kilpi): ”Oi Jouluyö”
2. Pasi Rantanen (Thunderstone): ”Valkea Joulu (White Christmas)”
3. Antony Parviainen (Machine Men): ”Heinillä Härkien”
4. Kimmo Blom (Dyecrest): ”Kuului Laulu Enkelten”
5. Sammy Salminen (Ancara): ”Jouluyö, Juhlayö”
6. Tanya Kemppainen (Lullacry): ”Maa On Niin Kaunis”
7. Antony Parviainen (Machine Men): ”Sylvian Joululaulu”
8. Marco Hietala (Nightwish/Tarot): ”Enkeli Taivaan”
9. Ville Tuomi (Suburban Tribe): ”Nisse-Polkka”
10. Marco Hietala (Nightwish/Tarot) : ”Varpunen Jouluaamuna”
11. Tipe Johnson (Leningrad Cowboys): ”Joulun Rauhaa (Merry Xmas)”

“Raskasta Joulua” (“Heavy Christmas”) is a collection of Christmas songs produced by T2 Productions in 2004. It is the first release of the same name project and has since been followed by several albums. By November 2016, the album had sold more than 18.000 copies, certifying gold.

Christmas carols have been adapted to “heavier” versions. The album contains performances by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and features renowned Finnish metal artists such as Marco Hietala and Machine Men‘s Antony Parviainen.

The musicians playing on the album are Erkka Korhonen (guitar, backing vocals, bass), Janne Parviainen (drums), Lauri Porra (bass), Kari Tornack (piano, synthesizer) and Tero Kostermaa (keyboards, programming).