torniojaws 10

@torniojaws

Espoo Finland   Jan 2015

https://vortechmusic.com  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Fear Factory, Front Line Assembly, Emperor, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Arcana, Dead Can Dance, sci-fi and futuristic movies

A musician from Finnish Lapland, living in the south of Finland. Been playing guitar since 1997, and writing music since 2000.

FAWM 2018 is already my fourth time around - cool! This year I foresee even less time than last year, so hopefully I can still complete 14 songs like each previous year. I have a couple of ideas where to go, but maybe I'll just do all kinds of random songs, like 2 years ago.

All my FAWM songs (2015 - 2017) are available on Youtube with a simple video for each: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyfw...

My first year in FAWM was 2015, and I created 14 songs of crazy genre combinations and some songs in genres I've never tried before. I've been lucky to have 965 plays of the songs to date! Thanks all!

The year 2016 was a bit more traditional and many of the songs ended up on the upcoming full length Vortech album. There were also some different styles of songs here and there. 319 views on Youtube, where they were added a month after that FAWM ended. I guess the real count is around 1000.

In 2017, I did a special themed FAWM where each song was written as a dystopian scifi "series" where each song followed the previous one in the theme and was very much a concept album. So far, a cool 1049 views!

I have been fortunate enough to never have run into a writer's block, which is quite nice for this kind of a thing 😀 For my main band, I have written 100+ published songs (including the almost-ready new album), and about 20 more that are unpublished outtakes. Songwriting has always been my passion and it's always just as exciting to surprise even oneself!

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  • @mmmmarcus  4 days

    I had to actually look up Zimmer's Hole as I had never heard of them, haha. Thank you very much for the compliments, I'm glad you liked "Sushi Sunday"!

  • @phoenixash 4 days

    Thank you so much on the kind comments on my tracks and singing.

  • @blackrose1313 5 days

    Thanks for all the great feedback!

  • @jibbidy34  5 days


    Congratulations Centurion Soldier! You wrote 100 comments for your fellow FAWMers!! You made this place even better. You took your time to listen to other people's songs and you have 100 thank you's from all of them and from me! Here’s your badge. Excellent work and keep busting’ those zongs!!

  • @emplate 6 days

    Thanks for your comment on "Like The Night's Claws On The Face Of Creation", I'm glad you enjoyed it! : )

  • @devin  6 days

    Thanks for sitting through my 2018 catalog so far!!

    Regarding "One Riff Two Riff... "
    When I mentioned Phrygian, I meant some of the notes... when you mentioned Yngwie Malmsteen , that would require all the notes. I'm not there yet, LOL!

  • @mikkojuhani 6 days

    Rök rök. Thanks for all the listens and comments! Gotta think about saxing things up 😁

  • @ampersandman  1 week

    Thank you for taking time to listen and all your kind (and very helpful) comments. Much appreciated!

  • @nikke88 1 week

    Jean Kinks Loin joined Soljen Annikki & Technics to perform music for Visa Mäkinen production. They create timeless arrangements of old folk tunes for humour cassettes hoho.

  • @sapient  2 weeks

    Ha, thanks man! In actuall fact, no synths were used in the making of "Sparks...". It's all a telecaster fed thru increasing levels of silliness on my pedalboard!
    And funny you should mention Entombed, given what I'm working on as my next song... 😉

  • @beat  2 weeks

    *].
    Lieber Hals als Bein
    I need my leg to stomp along listening to your music

  • @gromwaf 2 weeks

    Thank you for the comment.. I will definitely write down all the tips and hints I get this year so I may use them later if I work my songs to an album...!

  • @ahjteam 2 weeks

    Industrialit täbölle!

  • @gromwaf 2 weeks

    Glad to see you active this year...

    Stay true...