Blind Channel

Blind Channel
STYLE: ORIGIN: FinlandFORMED: 2013LABEL: Ranka Kustannus
  • MEMBERS:
  • Niko Vilhelm Moilanen - vocals, samples
  • Joel Hokka - vocals, guitars
  • Joonas Porko - guitars, backing vocals
  • Olli Matela - bass
  • Tommi Lalli - drums
  • Aleksi Kaunisvesi - samples & percussion
BIOGRAPHY

BLIND CHANNEL is a band from Oulu, Finland, formed in September 2013. The band plays “violent pop”, which is heavy music, with pop elements, blinkers and lighter songs.

The band first appeared to the public in 2013 in their hometown of Oulu. In March 2016, the band signed a keynote deal with German agency Dragon Productions. The band released their debut single “Save Me” in 2013. In October 2014, they published a four-track EP. In October 2015, the band announced that they had gone to the studio to record their debut album. In February it was reported that they had completed the recordings. The album’s first single “Unforgiving” was released in June 2015.

BLIND CHANNEL has already reclaimed the expectations as one of the most promising music export artists from Finland. One of the biggest Finnish radio stations YleX described the band as “the most lupine & craving band in Finland”. The band’s style has been inspired by Enter Shikari, 30 Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park.

Their career started out successfully. BLIND CHANNEL won two big band contests and impressed audiences around Europe with their extremely energetic live show. A few repercussions of that were a recording contract with Ranka Kustannus and hundreds of club and festivals all over the world (Wacken Open Air (GER), Sziget Festival (HU) to mention a couple). After successful tours in Europe with bands like Simple Plan (CAN), Amaranthe (SWE) and Enter Shikari (UK) their debut album ‘Revolutions’ gained praised reviews from both the audiences and the media. Not later than that did BLIND CHANNEL establish their place in the front-lines of the new Finnish rock invasion.

Preceded by the earworm single “Sharks Love Blood”, BLIND CHANNEL‘s album number two “Blood Brothers” was released worldwide in the beginning of 2018. The album was produced by an acclaimed Finnish producer Jonas Olsson.

“We’ve never been this firm and confident during our career and we can tell you that this album will totally be worth the wait!”

“Blood Brothers”, too, managed to reap universal praise. The singles “Over My Dead Body”, “Timebomb” (feat. Finnish DJ great Alex Mattson) and “Fever” have taken over several prestigious international rock and metal playlists. To cap a monstrously successful album cycle, the band was nominated for the Emma Award (Finnish Grammy equivalent) in the “Rock Album Of The Year” category in 2019.

The band not wanting to mess with a winning formula, BLIND CHANNEL‘s latest album, “Violent Pop”, was produced, again, by Jonas Olsson. Several of the songs were mixed by the man behind the biggest Volbeat hits and the Amaranthe sound, the Danish sound wizard Jacob Hansen. The LP was released in March 2020 via Ranka Kustannus (Finland) and Out Of Line Music (internationally).

After winning the national competition Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, BLIND CHANNEL will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, with the song “Dark Side”.

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DISCOGRAPHY

Violent Pop / 2020

Blind Channel - Violent Pop
  • Album Info
  • 2020
  • Ranka Kustannus

1. Gun
2. Over My Dead Body
3. Died Enough For You
4. Fever
5. Timebomb (Feat. Alex Mattson)
6. Snake (Feat. GG6 from Amaranthe)
7. One Of Us
8. Enemies With Benefits
9. Love Of Mine
10. Feel Nothing
11. Lanterns

“Violent Pop” is the third studio album of Finnish alternative metal band BLIND CHANNEL. It was released on March 6, 2020, via Ranka Kustannus.

Blood Brothers / 2018

Blind Channel - Blood Brothers
  • Album Info
  • 2018
  • Ranka Kustannus / Out Of Line Music

1. Trigger
2. Sharks Love Blood
3. Wolfpack
4. Elephant in the Room
5. Out of Town
6. My Heart is a Hurricane
7. Giants
8. Like a Brother
9. Alone Against All
10. Scream
11. I.D.F.U.

“Blood Brothers” is the second studio album of Finnish alternative metal band BLIND CHANNEL. It was released on April 20, 2018, via Ranka Kustannus and Out Of Line Music.

Revolutions / 2016

Blind Channel - Revolutions
  • Album Info
  • 2016
  • Ranka Kustannus

1. Bullet (With Your Name On It)
2. Darker Than Black
3. Enemy For Me
4. Pitfall
5. Deja Fu**
6. Hold On To Hopeless
7. What’s Wrong
8. My Revolution
9. Another Sun
10. Unforgiving
11. Don’t (Ed Sheeran cover)

 

Revolutions is the debut album of the Finnish rock band Blind Channel. It was released on October 01, 2016.

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TOURDATES
Date Venue City Country Info Tickets
2024-03-13T21:00:00South by Southwest 2024AustinUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-03-21T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024OberhausenGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-22T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024HamburgGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-23T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024BerlinGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-24T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024LeipzigGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-26T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024StuttgartGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-27T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024MünchenGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-28T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024Frankfurt Am MainGermanyInfoTickets
2024-03-29T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024BristolUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-03-30T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024WolverhamptonUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-03-31T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024GlasgowUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-04-02T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024ManchesterUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-04-03T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024NottinghamUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-04-04T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024LondonUnited KingdomInfoTickets
2024-04-05T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024AntwerpenBelgiumInfoTickets
2024-04-06T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024AmsterdamNetherlandsInfoTickets
2024-04-08T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024ParisFranceInfoTickets
2024-04-09T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024ZürichSwitzerlandInfoTickets
2024-04-11T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024BilbaoSpainInfoTickets
2024-04-12T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024MadridSpainInfoTickets
2024-04-13T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024BarcelonaSpainInfoTickets
2024-04-15T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024MilanItalyInfoTickets
2024-04-16T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024WienAustriaInfoTickets
2024-04-17T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024PragueCzech RepublicInfoTickets
2024-04-18T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024WrocławPolandInfoTickets
2024-04-19T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024WarsawPolandInfoTickets
2024-04-20T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024GdańskPolandInfoTickets
2024-04-22T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024CopenhagenDenmarkInfoTickets
2024-04-23T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024StockholmSwedenInfoTickets
2024-04-24T19:00:00BLIND CHANNEL - EXIT EMOTIONS European Tour 2024OsloNorwayInfoTickets
2024-04-27T17:00:00BLIND CHANNEL at NOKIA ARENATampereFinlandInfoTickets
2024-04-29T19:00:00Observatory (Santa Ana)Santa AnaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-01T19:00:00The BelascoLos AngelesUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-02T19:00:00House of Blues (Las Vegas)Las VegasUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-04T19:00:00Sunshine Studios LiveColorado SpringsUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-05T19:00:00TempleLiveWichitaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-07T19:00:00The Rust BeltEast MolineUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-09T19:00:00Neighborhood TheatreCharlotteUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-10T19:00:00Buckhead TheatreAtlantaUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-11T17:30:00Hooligans Music HallJacksonvilleUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-12T12:00:00Welcome to Rockville 2024Daytona BeachUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-17T18:00:00ReverbReadingUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-19T19:00:00Sonic Temple Festival 2024ColumbusUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-21T18:00:00Preserving UndergroundNew KensingtonUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-23T18:30:00The ForgeJolietUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-24T19:00:00St. Croix Casino - Turtle LakeTurtle LakeUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-25T17:30:00Uptown TheatreMinneapolisUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-26T18:00:00Hard Rock Sioux CitySioux CityUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-28T19:00:00The GardenLubbockUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-29T19:00:00Come And Take It LiveAustinUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-30T19:00:00House of Blues (Houston)HoustonUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-05-31T19:00:00Vibes Event CenterSan AntonioUnited StatesInfoTickets
2024-06-27T21:00:00Provinssi Festival 2024SeinäjokiFinlandInfoTickets
2024-07-13T19:00:00Ilosaarirock 2024JoensuuFinlandInfoTickets
2024-07-18T13:00:00Tikkurila Festivaali 2024VandaFinlandInfoTickets
2024-07-25T19:00:00Kuopiorock 2024KuopioFinlandInfoTickets
2024-07-26T19:00:00Qstock 2024OuluFinlandInfoTickets
2024-08-14T19:00:00Summer Breeze Open Air 2024DinkelsbühlGermanyInfoTickets
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