PRESTIGE - FINLAND

Attack Against Gnomes – 1989 – Poko
Selling The Salvation – 1990 – Poko
Parasites In Paradise – 1992 - Poko
Reveal The Ravage – 2021 - Massacre

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Members
Vocals
Heppihirvlo, Paha Uskonto, Kill Me Gently>>AKU KYTOLA>>Heppihirvlo, Paha Uskonto, Kill Me Gently – ARI KARPPINEN

Guitar
Heppihirvlo, Lacrimosa, Danse Macabre, Ancient Rites, Angel, Imperia, Satyrian>>JAN “ORKKI” YRLUND>> Heppihirvlo, Lacrimosa, Danse Macabre, Ancient Rites, Angel, Imperia, Satyrian– ARI KARPPINEN


Bass
Coronary, Heppihirvlo, Paha Uskonto, Kill Me Gently>>AKU KYTOLA>>Coronary, Heppihirvlo, Paha Uskonto, Kill Me Gently

Drum
Tero Karppinen – The Prophecy, Depravity, Psychopathic Terror, Korpiklaani, Crystalic>>MATTI JOHANSSON





History & Biography
Thrashing with prestige, the band came together in August 1987, disbanded in 1992 and inevitably returned in 2006. Gods Are Calling you!! was a 1988 demo. The group’s first gig was in 1988. The Finnish label Poko signed the band. Still, a 1989 7” called Veijo was released independently and sold at gigs. During the break Orkki moved to The Netherlands and joined Lacrimosa and others. He and Aku were in a punk band called Heppihirvlo. Jan Yrlund and, Dethrone's Niko Airaksinen and Jouni Rinta ran the comic magazine Tsürps.

Post reformation Poko issued a compilation called Decades Of Decay, which overestimated the band’s tenure. Several gigs like Sauna Open Air followed. The band re-recorded its 1988 on the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary. It all went quiet until 2021’s Reveal The Ravage album in 2021. The old line-up persisted, but Johansson was on drums. Karppinnen had left in late 2019. The group performed at the Speed Metal Party 2021 in Finland.


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