Guests: Janne Saksa -backing vocal Kari Killgast - backing vocal Aapo Koivisto - backing vocal Anssi Kontinen -backing vocal. Produced by Manitou and Teemu Aalto.
Manitou biography MANITOU is a progressive heavy metal band from Kotka, Finland consisting of Markku Pihlaja (vocals), Antti Lauren (guitar), Markus Vanhala (guitar), Ismo Laukkanen (bass) and Matti Suhonen (drums). The main point of the band is to make traditional heavy metal mixing progressive elements in the vein of QUEENSRYCHE and IRON MAIDEN. The band recorded several demos between the years of 1999-2002, "Mad Moon Rising," "Mercenary," "Machine Mind," "Face The Snake," "Brother's Promise," and "The Valley Of Evergreen. In 2007, the band released their third studio album "No Signs of Wisdom" on Metal Heaven Records. Why this band is in the archives: MANITOU is a heavy metal band in the vein of IRON MAIDEN, TAROT, DIO, ANNIHILATOR, JUDAS PRIEST and QUEENSRYCHE mixing some stylistic elements of progressive metal.
1. (00:04:29) Manitou - In This Indolence. 2. (00:03:05) Manitou - Dread Of The Freaks. 3. (00:05:42) Manitou - No Signs Of Wisdom. 4. (00:03:18) Manitou - The End Within. 5. (00:04:40) Manitou - Harbinger.
Album, 20 Июль 2007, Metal Heaven. No Signs of Wisdom.
No Signs of Wisdom Imports 2009. The album was released through Mind The Gap Records in 1995. Manitou was formed under the Powerslaves monicker in 1985 and initially played Iron Maiden covers, but later changed their name to Manitou and started writing original material. Although they originally existed for over a decade, Manitou´s recording output can be counted on one hand and "Entrance" was their only official studio recording on a label before they disbanded. Lead vocalist Øyvind Hægeland would later participate on releases by artists like Spiral Architect, Lunaris, Scariot, and play live with Arcturus