Northern Kings

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Northern Kings
Origin Finland
Genres Symphonic metal, power metal, progressive metal
Years active 2007 - 2010
Labels Warner Music Finland
Associated acts Nightwish, Tarot, Sonata Arctica, Charon, Teräsbetoni, Sinergy, Dreamtale
Members Jarkko Ahola
Marco Hietala
Tony Kakko
Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto

Northern Kings was a Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup, made up of four well known musicians: Jarkko Ahola from Teräsbetoni, ex-Dreamtale, Marco Hietala from Nightwish and Tarot, Tony Kakko from Sonata Arctica and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto from Charon and Harmaja.

Their first single, "We Don't Need Another Hero", (originally performed by Tina Turner) was released in 2007, followed by their debut album Reborn. In late 2008, their second album Rethroned was released, headlined by the single "Kiss from a Rose" (originally performed by Seal).[1] They last released a single "Lapponia" in 2010.






  1. ^ "Ragnarök Radio Interview". Retrieved 2008-08-06.

External links

  • Northern Kings at MySpace
  • Ragnarok Radio Interview

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