Jane Doe 69

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he Finnish four piece Jane Doe 69 formed in 1993 consisting of Mikko Paulin (vocals), Mika Saynajoki (guitar), Mika Saynajoki (guitar), Ilkka Lehtonen (drums), Erno Hyvättinen (bass) and Tuomas Kuusinen (guitar) with the intent on making heavy as hell, aggressive music with "melodies and harmonies here and there", as their media booklet so eloquently pointed out. They were also quick to note that they had "bashed skulls and poked eyeballs" all over Finland, and were intent on playing gigs outside their native land.

After several demo attempts, their debut effort was the 4 trackScars (1999) shortly after assuming their present name. It was a heavy as hell, anger filled Hardcore Metal blast of noise that was simple and raw but nonetheless effective. Snakeskin (2000), their sophomore effort, was also an EP but was much more refined. It contained more complex musical structures and quality without sacrificing the hardness of its predecessor. Kimmo Länsikylä would join on guitar, replacing the departing Mika Saynajoki before their latest to date, Solid (2001). Solid, yet another EP (they recorded EP's because they got a better deal from the CD manufacturer apparently) was further refined from the two previous attempts, but less complex then Snakeskin.

The band has also appeared at several local festivals not to mention the 'Eclipse Records' Metal Underground 2000 CD compilation and the Fresh Meat compilation.


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Nation Finland
City Turenki
Promotional Address Jane Doe. Ohrapolku 6,
14200 Turenki. Finland
Genre Metalcore
Reformations 1
Web http://www.geocities.com/
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Active Years 1993-
E-Mail Unknown
RRCA File Code ERF00066
Diskery ID 41