Band

About us

LAZY BONEZ (est. 2012) is a colorful mixture of artists from Finland, that plays melodic heavy metal of their own. LAZY BONEZ really knows what “heavy” and “metal” is about. As proof of it there are two albums released so far and of course bucketful of gigs done both in Finland and abroad.

Tommi Salmela

(vocals)

GEAR: Shure mic

INFLUENCES: David Byron, David Coverdale, Ronnie James Dio, Ken Hensley, David Lee Roth, Ian Gillan, Steve Perry

OTHER BANDS: TAROT, MESS

OTHER INTERESTS: Football!!! And singing in a shower!!!

Topi Kosonen

(drums)

GEAR: SONOR Signature and S-Classix double sets, 14×8 snares by SONOR and Pearl, PAISTE cymbals, Hardware by SONOR and TAMA.

INFLUENCES: Randy Castillo, Tommy Lee, Tommy Aldridge, Pecu Cinnari and Teijo ”Twist Twist” Erkinharju.

OTHER BANDS: Everia

OTHER INTERESTS: Food, red wines & fishing

Markku Mähönen

(guitar)

GEAR: Ibanez rg2550 and rg3250, Gibson SG standard, ESP 400 series guitars
Engl Blackmore amp
Line6 Pod X3 live effect
Marshall cabinets

INFLUENCES: AC/DC, ACCEPT, DIO, SCORPIONS, JUDAS PRIEST…

OTHER BANDS: Exception To The Rule

OTHER INTERESTS: Skiing, fishing, hunting

Jaakko Kauppinen

(bass)

GEAR:
– Warwick Corvette and AJH custom basses
– Warwick and Gallien-Krueger bass cabinets
– Gallien-Krueger bass amps

INFLUENCES:
– In general: Bon Scott, Ronnie James Dio, Udo Dirkschneider
– Bass: Cliff Williams, Ian, Hill, Geezer Butler

OTHER BANDS: Black March, Exception To The Rule

OTHER INTERESTS: Running and staying alive!

Heikki Polvinen

(keyborads)

GEAR: Korg Synths

INFLUENCES: Jordan Rudess, Lenni-Kalle Taipale

OTHER BANDS: Vinide

OTHER INTERESTS: Books, movies, redwines….

Mikko Niiranen

(guitar)

GEAR: Engl thunder amp + Marshall cabinets

Effectboard: delay, chorus, equalizer, badmonkey overdrive, autowah
Charvel / Jackson strat, Jackson kelly 5, Epiphone lespaul, Epiphone SG, Ibanez rg
Landola electric acoustic guitar

INFLUENCES: Adrian Smith, Doug Aldrich, Michael Jackson, Slash, Richie Sambora

OTHER BANDS: Black March, Maiden Invasion

OTHER INTERESTS: Ice hockey, video-games

Janne Tolsa

(keyboards)

GEAR: Korg Synth and Organ + Sound Modules

INFLUENCES: Don Airey, Jon Lord, Rick Wakeman

OTHER BANDS: TAROT, Turmion Kätilöt, Eternal Tears Of Sorrow, Soulwhat

OTHER INTERESTS: The Family business, beer and ice hockey!