Tag Archives: Lordi

Metal By Numbers 11/12: A Charted Conspiracy

Posted by on November 12, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well surprise surprise, Taylor Swift is still number one in the country. And she didn’t even need Spotify to do it. But enough of that; let’s talk metal. This week’s list of debuts isn’t […]

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New & Noteworthy, November 4th – Target

Posted by on November 4, 2014

With the holiday season already looming over us and retailers beginning their annual craze for Christmas, new music begins its usual downward trend, with fewer new releases appearing as we approach the end of the year. This is a particularly short week, with the release count only registering in single digits, but the new albums […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/27: Clutch Rock The Charts

Posted by on March 27, 2013

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. BUUUUUUAAAHHHHHAHAHAHAHA! *ahem* Sorry, got carried away. Also, if you don’t know what the hell that was, you might want to get a taste of our top album for this week with this lyric video. […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 19th – 50,000 Unstoppable Watts

Posted by on March 19, 2013

The title says it all this week – with the quality of new releases that we have coming out today, there is nothing that can stop the heaviness from infiltrating the charts. This is a week to really make a difference for the new albums you care about, so get out there and pick up […]

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Lordi Drummer ‘Otus’ Tonmi Lillman Passed Away

Posted by on February 15, 2012

It was confirmed late last night that Tonmi Lillman, best known as Lordi’s drummer Otus, has passed away. A cause of death has not been revealed yet. Lillman was 38 years old. The members of Lordi released the following statement confirming the unfortunate news: “Our dear friend and band mate, ‘Otus’ Tonmi Lillman, has sadly […]

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Lordi, The Milli Vanilli Of Metal?

Posted by on June 24, 2011

EMBED-Metal Band’s Backing Track Skips – Watch more free videos And here we thought heavy metal had triumphed over cheesy pop in 2006 when Lordi beat out a bunch of lip-syncers to win Eurovision. Readers of Metal Sucks uncovered video of a 2006 festival performance which catches them lip-synching after a backing recording started to […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 10/29: Bands Who’ll Scare The Crap Out Of You

Posted by on October 29, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Halloween and metal simply go so well together. What other holiday can you celebrate gore and death while also dressing […]

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Lordi Announces New Drummer

Posted by on October 26, 2010

Lordi has announced the addition of new drummer Otus to the band, who replace previous drummer Kita (who was kicked out for revealing his true identity).

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Lordi Kicks Out Drummer Because He Unmasks?

Posted by on October 4, 2010

Lordi (aka the PG version of GWAR) has announced that they have parted ways with drummer Kita (real name Sampsa Astala). The band released the following statement: “Kita has made a decision to pursue his own career publicly as himself, without his alter ego Kita. This is in direct conflict with one of the cornerstones of Lordi’s image. […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/22: Linkin Park Themselves At The Top

Posted by on September 22, 2010

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Let’s get this out of the way: Yes, Linkin Park doesn’t fit in with the “metal category” so well, and their more recent releases have seen the band separate themselves even further from their […]

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