Finnish symphonic fantasy/folk metal band KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI has been confirmed for the Ultima Ratio Festival, set to take place November 1 in Oberhausen, Germany.
The festival billing is shaping up as follows:
BLACK MESSIAH GERNOTSHAGEN KAMPFAR KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI KOLDBRANN MENHIR RIGER SECRETS OF THE MOON SWORN TURISAS XIV DARK CENTURIES
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI, who played a massive European tour supporting fellow Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI last October and November, has entered Noice Camp studio in Turku to begin recording its debut album, tentatively due in October.
Formed in 2002 in Kouvola, Finland by brothers Joni (growls, guitar) and Antti Koskinen (keyboards, backing vocals), KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI has so far recorded three demos: "Kristallivuoren Maa" (2002), "Taival" (2004) and "The New Chapter" (2007) and one EP called "Mustan Valtikan Aika" (2006).
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI is:
Leeni-Maria Hovila - Vocals Joni Koskinen - Growls, Guitar Antti Rinkinen - Lead Guitar Antti Koskinen - Keyboards, Backing Vocals Simo Lehtonen - Bass, Backing Vocals Atte Marttinen - Drums