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Am I Blood

This Finnish band started life under the curious monicker St. Mucus, releasing a debut album (Natural Mutation) in 1995 under that name before switching to Am I Blood a year or two later. During those early days current Amorphis vocalist Pasi Koskinen was the vocalist, leaving one month before the recording of Mutation. Stylewise, Metallica is the primary soundalike here, with Janne Kerminen's vocals being a dead ringer for James Hetfield and the musical style (crunchy, upbeat hard metal, bordering on thrash without really being a thrash band) very reminiscient of mid-period Metallica circa their black self-titled album. They've had their share of record label problems (indeed, The Truth Inside The Dying Sun was finished in 2001 but languished unreleased for four years due to the record label folding), resulting in their last couple of albums being self-released.

Current Members

Janne Kerminen

vocals

Toni Luoma

guitars

Ilves

guitars

Toni Grönroos

bass

Mickey Tanttu

drums

Former Members/Guests

Pekka Kulmala

guitars

Hande Lanblade

guitars

Sauli Suomalainen

drums



Discography


Natural Mutation  
1995 Stupido Twins
  1. Time
  2. Pit
  3. Turn away
  4. Fall
  5. Purpleslave
  6. Energy
  7. Misleading sights
  8. It's about
  9. I'm insane
  10. No
  11. Meanman
  12. Motorchild
  13. Religion
  14. Exterior
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Pekka Kulmala
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Sauli Suomalainen



Am I Blood  
1997 Nuclear Blast
  1. Battlefreak
  2. Disgrace
  3. Cannot feel
  4. Endless energy
  5. Emotions
  6. Immaterial
  7. Frayed chime
  8. No friend
  9. Lust
  10. Things you hate
  11. Determined anger
  12. Awake
  13. Love yourself
  14. Ceremony to fear
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Pekka Kulmala
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Sauli Suomalainen



Agitation  
1998 Nuclear Blast
  1. Negative
  2. Examination
  3. The day will be executed
  4. Segregated holocaust
  5. Suicidal solution
  6. Sorrow
  7. Scar in the head
  8. The final scream
  9. Stains
  10. Suffocated love
  11. Eternal you
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Pekka Kulmala
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Sauli Suomalainen



Gone With You  EP
2000 Daylight
  1. Gone With You
  2. ...To Enthrone Myself
  3. Supremacy Of Failure
  4. Emptiness
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Pekka Kulmala
  • Hande Lanblade
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Sauli Suomalainen



The Truth Inside The Dying Sun  
2005 A1Metal
  1. War Of My Misery
  2. Gone With You
  3. Lies Wrote Mysteries
  4. The Truth Inside The Dying Sun
  5. Painful Ignorance
  6. The Saddest Grief
  7. Struggle In Disarray
  8. The One Who Forgives
  9. Supremacy Of Failure
  10. Collapse Of Ritual Belief
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Pekka Kulmala
  • Hande Lanblade
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Sauli Suomalainen



Existence Of Trauma  
2011 self-released
  1. Are You Alive
  2. Devil of Your Head
  3. Follow Me On The Darkside
  4. Bangin' Till My Head Is Numb
  5. Innocence Turns To Hatred
  6. The Dawn Became Their Pride
  7. Tears Of Your Agony
  8. Beyond The Shadows
  9. Shadows With The Colors
  10. Corruption and Waste
  11. Sin Of Believe
  • Janne Kerminen
  • Toni Luoma
  • Ilves
  • Toni Grönroos
  • Mickey Tanttu




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