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Lordi are a Finnish hard rock band, formed in 1992 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume maker, Mr Lordi (Tomi Petteri Putaansuu). In addition to their melodic metal music, Lordi are also known for wearing monster masks and using horror elements with pyrotechnics during concerts and music videos.

Lordi rose to fame in 2002 with their hit single "Would You Love a Monsterman?". The band made history in 2006 by becoming the first, and still today the only Read more on

Lordi on Thrash Hits

POLL: Finland is exporting a TV show where rock stars invade your house, do some DIY, and fix your miserable lives. Which rock star do you want it to be?

October 15th, 2012

Mr Lordi DIY Thrash Hits

Okay, so last week we gave you some advice about how to spruce up your shabby home – but what if you live in an absolute pit of squalor? What if your wretched hovel is so far gone that even the artwork of Valient Himself won’t sort it out? Well, if a Finnish TV production company gets their way, you might be lucky enough to get a local rock star to come round, smash your place up, then help rebuild it in an altogether snazzier and sharper style.

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Sunday Spotify Slaylist: Eurovision Metal

May 17th, 2009

lordi 2008 thrash hits hard rock hallelujah

When it comes to ‘Things That Just Aren’t Metal’ , the Eurovision Song Contest is pretty much down with ‘fluffy wuffy kittens’ and ‘homemade hummus’. Okay, so Lordi winning it in 2006 was pretty metal, but that’s just the exception that proves the rule. Everyone knows Eurovision is all about cheesy Europop, silly dance routines, and some guy playing an accordian or a lute during the middle eight.

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