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Rotten Sound

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Dec 14, 2021

Rotten Sound is a Finnish grindcore band from Vaasa, formed in 1993. The band comprises vocalist Keijo Niinimaa, guitarist Mika Aalto, bassist Kristian Toivainen, and drummer Sami Latva. The band has released eight studio albums and “earned a reputation for being one of the most intense bands on the Scandinavian death metal/grindcore scene”.[1]

Rotten Sound

Rotten Sound in 2016
Background information
Origin Vaasa, Finland
Genres Grindcore
Years active 1993–present
Labels Spinefarm, Willowtip, Relapse, Season of Mist
Associated acts …And Oceans, Throes of Dawn
Website rottensound.com
Members Keijo Niinimaa
Mika Aalto
Sami Latva
Kristian Toivainen
Past members Masa Kovero
Ville Väisänen
Pekka Ranta
Kai Hahto
Juha Ylikoski
Mika Häkki
Toni Pihlaja

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Keijo Niinimaa in 2008

Rotten Sound was founded by guitarist Mika Aalto in Vaasa, Finland, in 1993. The group started recordings in 1994, releasing the single Sick Bastard through Genet label. Their subsequent underground releases, between singles and EPs, included 1995’s Psychotic Veterinarian on SOA, 1996’s Loosin’ Face on Anomie, and 1997’s Splitted Alive on IDS.[1]

Rotten Sound’s first full-length album, Under Pressure, was released by Repulse Records (a Spanish label) in 1998 and was followed by Drain (also on Repulse) in 1999. This album was also the debut of second guitarist Juha Ylikoski. In early 2000, the band signed with American Necropolis Records, a subsidiary Deathvomit label for release the EP Still Psycho, which included a cover of Carcass‘s “Reek of Putrefaction“.[2] Paul Kott of Allmusic praised the album saying, “Rotten Sound does a good job, and although the audio production does leave something to be desired, the finished product is well worth listening to for any fan of earlier death metal and more recent grindcore. The video segments are very well-produced, with fantastic live audio recording, multiple camera angles, and good edits.”[2] The band toured in Europe to promote the album, along with label mates Hateplow, In Aeturnum and Malevolent Creation.[3]

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