Bill Skins Fifth
- Henrik Hömppi (Guitar/Vocals)
- Aamos Ylönen (Guitar)
- Sami Kuusisto (Bass)
- Timo Heikkilä (Drums)
Where in Finland are you from?
From Salo, Western Finland
How would you describe your band for those who don’t know you?
Fast tempo melodic metal with influences from Gothenburg metal and thrash metal.
When did you form as a group?
In the early 2008. Sami joined the group in the fall of 2009.
What was the inspiration for your recent album?
Actually there was no specific source of inspiration on our recent release, From What Lies Beneath.
What other releases do you have?
Act One (2009)
What is your favorite song on your most recent album?
From What Lies Beneath
Do you have any gigs coming up?
- 14.5. Bar Zoom – Hyvinkää
- 20.5. Rautaruukki – Karkkila
- 21.5. Escape – Riihimäki
- 27.5. Varjobaari – Tampere
- 3.6. Rytmikellari – Raahe
What’s your favorite type of venue to play?
Small and intimate clubs.
If you could play anywhere in the world this week, where would it be?
In Astoria, Budokan, Madison Square Garden… there’s too many to list.
Do you have a Website, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter etc?
What are your influences as a band?
Lamb of God, Stam1na, Trivium and many others. Of course every member has his own influences from various bands and music styles.
People who enjoy your music tend to like what other bands?
Bands who play fast, melodic and bit melancholic metal music.
Are you signed to a label?
Where do you think you’ll be as a band in 5 years?
Hopefully signed to a label, released couple of records and doing lots and lots of gigs in Finland and abroad.
Is there anything else people should know about Bill Skins Fifth?
Our live shows are very energetic and we have hellova aftergigs!