Stone

STYLE: , , ORIGIN: FinlandFORMED: 1985LABEL: Megamania
  • MEMBERS:
  • Janne Joutsenniemi - Vocals & Bass
  • Jiri Jalkanen - Guitars
  • Markku Niiranen - Guitars
  • Roope Latvala - Guitars
  • Pekka Kasari - Drums
BIOGRAPHY

Stone is a thrash metal band formed in Kerava, Finland in the mid-1980’s. They released four albums and one live album during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, before disbanding in 1991 to pursue different musical directions. Stone reunited to play a final set of concerts in 2000, but parted ways again soon afterwards. In 2008, Stone made five “re-union”/comeback appearances. They reunited again in March 2013 for select shows in order to promote their new box set. The band is still active as of March 2014.

Despite their rather short career, Stone’s legacy has provided inspiration for many of the countless metal bands who emerged during the popularity explosion of the genre during the 1990’s. Perhaps the most notable of these bands is Children of Bodom, whose lead guitarist Alexi Laiho credits former Stone member Roope Latvala as a major influence on his playing. Latvala himself would later join Children of Bodom as a session player and eventually permanent guitarist after the departure of Alexander Kuoppala and also played alongside Laiho in the now defunct Sinergy.

 

Discography

  • Stone (1988)
  • No Anaesthesia! (1989)
  • Colours (1990)
  • Emotional Playground (1991)
DISCOGRAPHY

Stone Age 2.0 / 2008

StoneAge2.0
  • Album Info
  • 2008
  • Megamania

Free / 1992

Stone-Free
  • Album Info
  • 1992
  • Megamania

Emotional Playground / 1991

  • Album Info
  • 1991
  • Megamania Records

1. Small Tales
2. Home Base
3. Last Chance
4. Above The Grey Sky
5. Mad Hatter’s Den
6. Dead End
7. Adrift
8. Haven
9. Years After
10. Time Dive
11. Missionary Of Charity
12. Emotional Playground

 

Emotional Playground, released in 1991, is the fourth and final studio album released by Finnish thrash metal band Stone.

Colours / 1990

  • Album Info
  • 1990
  • Megamania Records

1. Stone Cold Soul
2. Another Morning
3. White Worms
4. Empty Suit
5. Spring
6. Storm Inside The Calm
7. Ocean Of Sand
8. Meaning Of Life
9. Friends

 

Colours is the third album released by Finnish thrash metal band Stone, and was released in 1990. It was remastered and re-issued by Megamania in 2003. The Japanese version had a redder pigment used on the album cover. An EP was released for the album track “Empty Suit”.

No Anaesthesia! / 1989

  • Album Info
  • 1989
  • Megamania Records

1. Intro: Finlandia
2. Sweet Dreams
3. Empty Corner
4. Back To The Stone Age
5. Concrete Malformation
6. No Anaesthesia
7. Light Entertainment (Good Old Times)
8. Kill The Dead
9. Meat Mincing Machine

 

No Anaesthesia! is the second album released by Finnish thrash metal band Stone, released in 1989. It was remastered and re-issued in 2003, and again in 2009, when it was bundled with the preceding album in a 2-CD set.

Stone / 1988

  • Album Info
  • 1988
  • Megamania Records

1. Get Stoned
2. No Commands
3. Eat Your Pride
4. The Day Of Death
5. Reached Out
6. Real Delusion
7. Brain Damage
8. Escape
9. Final Cuntdown
10. Overtake

 

Stone is the debut album from Finnish thrash metal band Stone. It was originally released in 1988, and remastered and re-issued in 2003. It was re-released again in 2009, bundled with No Anaesthesia! in a 2 CD set. Several singles were released from the album.

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