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Index – Culture – Finnish monster metal band performs in Hungary again

Index – Culture – Finnish monster metal band performs in Hungary again

Lordi will perform again in Budapest. The latest from the world-famous Finnish monster metal band, Scream Writers Guild He will present his album on March 23 in Barba Negra.

Eighteen years ago, the name Lourdi became known throughout Europe after the team in Athens Hard Rock Hallelujah MTI reported that he won the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest with his song.

Mr. Lordi, this is it Tommy Potanso He recently said in an interview: Although for many years he was very annoyed by being asked from time to time about this competition, he has now come to terms with it.

Well, I'm really proud that we're part of Eurovision history, and vice versa. No matter how I look at it, the band's popularity would be much less without that one TV appearance. I have no regrets at all, as I have nothing bad to say about Eurovision. The problem was only due to the fact that for many years we met a lot of people and journalists who knew almost nothing about us, except for this one appearance.

The front commander said.

The band – Mr. Lordi (vocals), Connie (guitar), Heisei (bass guitar), Hela (keyboards) and Mana (drums) – was formed in 1996, debuting in 2002. It became heavy The album sold 66,000 copies in Finland alone.

2006 single Arocalypse Building on its Eurovision success, it sold 350,000 copies, became a gold record in Germany, and in 2007 the band reached Japan and the United States.

A square in Mr. Lordi's hometown of Rovaniemi, in Lapland, has been named after the band. In 2008, another of Mr. Lordi's long-standing dreams came true, when the band's horror film was completed Dark floors With the title. With a budget of $4.3 million, the cinema was one of the largest film productions in Finland.

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Lordi has visited Budapest five times already: in 2009 and 2010 at Petofi Tsarnok, and in 2013, 2016 and 2018, the concert was also held at this year's venue, Barba Negra.

At the show on March 23, German-Italian heavy metal band All For Metal will be the opening act.