Formed in 2011, Montage are a five-piece melodic hard rock group hailing from Finland’s capital city, Helsinki. Their music could be described as traditional hard rock with a progressive edge.
Montage released their debut album via Secret Entertainment in 2014 and supported the album release with several gigs in Finland, Netherlands, Estonia and Russia. The album was well received in the rock media, being described as ”a truly great and majestic album that hopefully will get a lot of attention in prog rock circles (Progmetalzone.com)”.
In early 2015, vocalist Mikko Heino departed the group and was replaced by Vesa Paavonen as the new lead singer. Soon after Vesa joined the group Montage started recording their sophomore album, entitled ’Metamorphosis’. The recordings of the album begun in July 2015 at Taajuusvarjostin studios, where the album was also mixed in early 2016. ’Metamorphosis’ will be released in the autumn of 2016.
Vesa Paavonen - lead vocals
Roni Seppänen - guitars, vocals
Taneli Tulkki - bass
Jukka Virtanen - keyboards, vocals
Kim Etelävuori - drums, vocals