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Gashouse Garden

Formed: 2003
From: Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Background

Gashouse Garden was founded in 2003 by Kristian Ranta (Norther) and Jaska Raatikainen (Children of Bodom). Kristian started writing some songs. Soon Jaakko Teittinen (Craydawn) and Lauri Porra (Sinergy, Kotipelto, Warmen) were added to the band. One winter night Kristian was in a local heavy metal bar, where they have heavy karaoke. One girl was singing AC/DC so loud and well that it totally impressed the whole crowd, including Kristian, in the bar. Kristian decided to ask if this girl (Mertsa from China Cat) wanted to join the band. Mertsa liked the stuff and joined the band. Now the line-up was completed. Gashouse Garden decided to record a demo and a demo was soon recorded at Janne Wirman's (Children of Bodom) studio in Helsinki.

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