Mikko Lindstrom

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Birthday
12, 1976
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Helsinki, Finland

About

Guitarist and songwriter most famous for being a founding member of the Finnish goth rock band HIM, with whom he has recorded platinum-selling albums like Dark Light (2005). He began fronting the side project Daniel Lioneye in 2001. 

Before Fame

He fell in love with music after hearing Elvis Presley in his father's car as a child. He began taking guitar lessons at age 10.

Trivia

He has performed with the supergroup WhoCares, including hard rock and metal greats like Jason Newsted and Nicko McBrain

Family Life

He has a daughter named Olivia with his ex-wife, singer Mariam "Manna" Jäntti. He was later engaged to Toni-Marie Iommi, daughter of Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, before breaking up in 2013.

Associated With

He welcomes singer Ville Valo to HIM in 1995.