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Line-Up
Member Info
Band History
Marco: vocals
Pete: Guitars
JP: guitars
Tony: drums

 A L T A R I A : LINE-UP

ALTARIA 2008
Tony
(drums)
Marco
(vocals and bass)
J-P
(guitars)
Petri
(guitars)

MEMBER INFO



Tony Smedjebacka (drums) Name: Tony S.
Born: 15.07.
Instrument: Drums
Hobbies: Music, sports
Favourite bands/artists: Bands and artists with the right combination of musicianship, memorable songs, attitude and POWER!
Favourite drummers: Animal
Musical background: Been banging on drums since the late 80's in several bands and projects.





Marco Luponero (vocals) Name: Marco Luponero
Born: 02.07.
Instrument: Vocals and bass
Hobbies: Drawing, bodybuilding, reading, listening to music...
Favourite bands/artists: Motörhead, Thin Lizzy, Johnny Cash, KISS...
Favourite vocalists: Rob Halford, Bruce Dickinson, Phil Lynott
Musical background: Started out as a death metal vocalist in 1994, handled vocals and guitar in my own band Sgt. Pepperoni between 1996 and 2000, founded Terrorwheel in 2000, where I sang and played the bass. Joined Altaria in 2006.





J-P Alanen (guitars) Name: J-P Alanen
Born: 23.10.
Instrument: Guitar
Hobbies: Music & theory, music technology, rec&mix, movies, lousy cooking
Favourite bands/artists: Mostly pop-rock-jazz-punk and fusions between. Toto, Van Halen, Whitesnake, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Sting, The Beatles, Weather Report, Miles Davis, old bossa & gypsy jazz. Mew, Sigur Ros, Björk. Paramore, Rise Against, Ignite, Anti-Flag... If it sounds good it's good.
Favourite guitarists: Luke, EVH, Andy Timmons, Gilbert, Kotzen, Bettencourt, Greg Howe, Guthrie Govan, Doug Aldrich, SRV, Brian Setzer, Carlton, Stern, Metheny
Musical background: Started with piano, guitar since mid-1990's.





Petri Aho (guitars) Name: Petri Aho
Born: 28.02.
Instrument: Guitar
Hobbies: Music, sports
Favourite bands/artists: Bon Jovi, Dream Theater, Whitesnake and many heavy and hard rock bands from the 80's...
Favourite guitarists: 2 x Richie, 2 x Steve and 2 x John... Sambora, Kotzen, Vai, Lukather, Petrucci, Sykes =)
Musical background: Started with classical music, played guitar since the late 80's.


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