|Studio album by Waltari|
|Genre||Progressive metal, avant-garde metal, alternative metal, rap rock, speed metal, turntablism|
|Label||The All Blacks|
Torcha! is the third studio album by the Finnish avant-garde progressive metal band Waltari.
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.
Avant-garde metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music loosely defined by use of experimentation and innovative, avant-garde elements, including non-standard and unconventional sounds, instruments, song structures, playing styles, and vocal techniques. Avant-garde metal is influenced by progressive rock and extreme metal, particularly death metal, and is closely related to progressive metal. Some local scenes include Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, and Seattle in the United States, Oslo in Norway, and Tokyo in Japan.
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Kari Arvo Ilari "Kärtsy" Hatakka is the vocalist and bassist for the Finnish music group Waltari, which he founded in 1986.
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