SPOON

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Rock - Heavy Metal | HELSINKI, Finland
Total Song Plays: 4   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Spoon is a Helsinki-based metal band with roots firmly planted in the boots grunge left to fill. We got started in the fall of 1994 when roadie-guitarists Marco and Sam and boy-group vocalist, Vesa got tired of playing in limp popcombos and got together to rock out. Marco's old bandmate, Anttoni was called in to handle the bass duties and after placing a "drummer wanted" ad in a paper, we found Pikkis to beat the skins.
We started with a cover version of Stone Temple Pilot's "Sex Type Thing" and realized the chemistry was there. Then we let our hair and beards grow. Having explored different musical directions and dumped poppier influences we hit the stage for the first time on January 21st, 1995. The crowd's raging response encouraged us to start a rigorous writing process.
Out of many written songs the tightest of all wound up on the "Are You Spoonless" -demo released in November 1994. Hiili Hiilesmaa, then an aspiring producer, blessed this effort with a killer sound. After that