Battle Beast Biography
There are two bands named Battle Beast. 1. Founded in 2008 in Helsinki, Finland. Battle Beast represents the traditional Heavy Metal sound, without being afraid of adding its own flavor to the recipe. Already in the early stages of their career, Battle Beast were noticed by the international metal scene, especially after winning 2008’s Wacken:Open:Air “Metal Battle” and Finland’s “Radio Rock Starba” competition, as well as after performing at the Finnish Metal Expo. The combo soon caught the attention of Nuclear Blast, which resulted in a record deal and the worldwide release of their highly acclaimed debut album Steel in January of 2012, preceded by a music video for the song Enter the Metal World. Subsequently, Battle Beast continued their touring together with Nightwish for a total of 21 shows all across Europe. When former lead singer Nitte Valo quit the band in September 2012, Battle Beast immediately got the chance to showcase new vocalist Noora Louhimo’s skills live on tour with Sonata Arctica – over the course of 22 shows in 11 different countries. After busy months of recording, producing and mixing in JKB Studios Helsinki (all of this done by the band members themselves) Battle Beast’s eponymous sophomore release Battle Beast was released on May 17, 2013. The band also recorded a music video for the song Black Ninja 2) Battle Beast are a grindcore/powerviolence band.