Siberian Jay was
formed by it's lead singer Ilari Hämäläinen during last 5 years.
Ilari collected his favourite musicians that he had been working with during
This feels like a dream team for getting the right Siberian Jay sound with
mighty American style Les Paul guitars and bright and twangy English Telecaster
At first Ilari started to record the album with Apocalyptica´s drummer
Mikko Sirén, but soon they realized that Apocalyptica is gonna make
it big and Mikko won't be able to be around as much anymore.
Now the debut album is finally released and Siberian Jay is constantly looking
for the best ways to make their music find its way to their future fans.
, Lauri Hämäläinen , Hannes Pirilä , Miika Colliander
and Kristian Wahlström form the band of Ilari's dreams.
Ilari had been playing (and still is) with the bands like Kengurumeininki,
Parkkonen, Katri Ylander
and Megaphone and found
these's guys during those years.
Lauri (Ilari's brother) from Phoenix
Effect had always been his favourite bassplayer besides himself.
Miika Colliander from bands like Husky
Rescue, Irina and Juha
Tapio is the finest guitarist in making effective atmospheres and clean
For his companion Ilari invited the long lost brother of Slash - Kristian
Wahlström from Mighty 44
and many other bands. He's the craziest Les Paul fighter that Ilari had ever
At first Siberian Jay started with Apocalyptica's
drummer Mikko Sirén and Ilari, Kristian and Mikko used to have a band
called Megaphone earlier.
Since Apocalyptica became a worldwide known chartbreaker, Mikko was not able
to be in Siberian Jay anymore.
A natural choise for Mikko was Hannes Pirilä from Katri Ylander's and
Laura Voutilainen's bands.
He is the best beat-drummer Ilari had ever met and with his wrestler-arms
he was able to totally meet the raquirements of Siberian Jay's difficult drumparts.