Finnish vocalist of the metal bands Kotipelto and Stratovarius who has had several guest appearances with acts like Tarot, Warmen, and Gamma Ray.
He attended the conservatory in Helsinki where he studied vocals.
He left Stratovarius in 2003, but returned in 2004.
He was born in Lappajarvi, Finland.
His presence in Stratovarius was said to be a contributing factor in Timo Tolkki's exit from the band.