Name: Jani Liimatainen
Birthday: September 9
Instrument: guitar
How/when did you join the band: Founding member

Musical influences: Everything

What’s your preferred guitar gear:
ESP Guitars

What’s your lyrical inspiration:
Whiskey

Why did you choose to dye your hair red,
any particular inspiration?
On a dare when I was 15 years old. It just kind of stuck 🙂

How do you experience being on tour?
It can be tiring at times, but also feels very privileged to be able to go to different countries where they still appreciate our music.

If you’d have to choose one drink for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Water

Which cain’s offering song do you enjoy most to play live?
Antemortem

What are your  favorite cain’s offering songs?
Antemortem, Oceans of Regret, Morpheus in a Masquerade, Too Tired to Run

Do you (still) play other instruments as well as the one you now play in the band?
I also play keyboards and bass when recording demos of new songs.

What other genres of music do you listen?
All kinds of metal, some psytrance and drum n’ bass. Actually pretty much anything that sounds good to me.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
What is spare time? I like to go running or hit the gym.

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment?
Stormcrow

Name: Timo Kotipelto
Birthday: March 15
Instrument: vocals
How/when did you join the band: 2007
Musical influences: Deep Purple, Rainbow, Iron Maiden.
Singers: Dio

Do you still play the drums?
No much. I do have an electric Roland kit upstairs. Playing drums is fun. I should it do more often!

Would you ever consider another acoustic album?
Yes I could. We just need the proper songs. That might take some time. 

How do you experience being on tour?
I love to sing live but I could easily skip the traveling part.

Which cain’s offering song do you enjoy most to play live?
I will build you a Rome.Stormcrow, Constellation of Tears. Actually all of them!

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I do some sports, read books and watch movies.

How long can you endure without making music?
It’s in my head every day…

What are your favorite books/movies?
I like movies related to history and fiction. The best book is written by Mika Waltari: Sinuhe the Egyptian. For my first solo album “Waiting for the Dawn” I read about 50 books related to the Egyptian history.

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment?
When a fan comes to me and she/he tells me that my music has saved her/his life and given her/him strength to carry on. In common when people tell me that it has helped them through some bad time in life and given them power and joy!

 

Name: Jani ‘Hurtsi’ Hurula
Birthday: 2nd of June
Instrument: Drums
How/when did you join the band:
In the beginning
Musical influences:
Animal(The Muppets) Sinatra, Ramones, Cannibal Corpse, Sepultura (Max era.)

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment?
Beating Super Mario Bros using only my toes.

Other than music, what are you passionate about?
MMA, music history, war history. I also cook.

If you’d have to choose one drink for th­e rest of your life, what would it be?­ Hertog Jan Grand Prestige­

What’s your dream/goal in life?
To perform in every possible continent.

What is your favorite cain’s offering song?
Oceans Of Regret

Which cain’s offering song do you enjoy ­most to play live?
Constellation Of Tears­
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I lift weights, collect retro video games, and drink beer.


 

Name: Jonas Kuhlberg
Birthday: June 17
Instrument: Bass
How/when did you join the band: 2014
Musical influences: Tony Levin, Peter Gabriel

If you’d have to choose one drink for the rest of your life,
what would it be?   Captain Morgan spiced gold with some hot water

Do you (still) play other instruments as well as the one you
now play in the band? Not really, played some cello before, but now
I don’t have time to practise.

What’s your favorite food? Homemade Burgers

What’s your favorite Cain’s offering album?
Stormcrow

What is your favorite cain’s offering song?
Antemortem

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Lift weight’s and drive motorcycle.

What’s your dream/goal in life? To play as many places as possible

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment? My 2 Kids

What’s your life motto? Take it Laesh

Name: Jens Johansson
Birthday: November 2
Instrument: Keys

If you’d have to cho­­ose one drink for th­e­ rest of your life,­ w­hat would it be?­­  Water.­

What kind of other g­­enres of music do yo­u­ listen? Renaissance and baroq­ue music.

What do you like to ­­do in your spare time­­? Read. Not listen to m­usic.

What do you think yo­­u would be, if you w­e­ren’t a musician? I would probably be i­n the military indust­rial complex, telecom­, or finance.

What’s your favorite­­ food? Spicy food.­