Origin: Finland
Genres: Goth Rock/Metal
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Charon  


Finland and goth rock/metal seem to go together as well as wine and cheese, judging from the number of goth bands from that country. Charon is another such band, in the same camp as fellow Finns Entwine, For My Pain ..., and Poisonblack, the latter for whom vocalist J.P. Leppäluoto sang before leaving to concentrate here. Charon has a nice ear for mood and melody, and Leppäluoto is a find, his soulful croon perfect for this kind of band. The band may have trouble standing out in a crowded Finnish goth scene, but they are as capable as any of their peers of succeeding.

Current Members

Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto

vocals (Poisonblack)

Lauri Tuohimaa

guitars (For My Pain ...)

Teemu Hautamäki

bass

Antti Karihtala

drums

Former Members/Guests

Pasi Sipilä

guitars

Jasse Hast

guitars


Discography



Sorrowburn 
1998 Diehard
  1. Burndown
  2. Wortex
  3. Breeze
  4. Serenity
  5. To serve you
  6. Nightwing
  7. Neverbirth
  8. Kheimos
  9. November's eve
  10. Morrow
  • Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
  • Pasi Sipilä
  • Jasse Hast
  • Teemu Hautamäki
  • Antti Karihtala

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 



Tearstained 
2000 Spinefarm
  1. Worthless
  2. Sorrowbringer
  3. 4 Seasons rush
  4. Deepest scar
  5. Christina bleeds
  6. The drift
  7. Sin
  8. Holy
  9. Your Christ
  10. As we die
  11. Stone
  • Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
  • Pasi Sipilä
  • Jasse Hast
  • Teemu Hautamäki
  • Antti Karihtala

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Lords Of Metal  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



Downhearted 
2001 Spinefarm
  1. Bitter Joy
  2. At The End Of Our Day
  3. Craving
  4. Little Angel
  5. Fall
  6. Erase Me
  7. Desire You
  8. Come Tonight
  9. All I Care Is Dying
  10. Sister Misery
  11. Sorrowsong
  • Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
  • Pasi Sipilä
  • Jasse Hast
  • Teemu Hautamäki
  • Antti Karihtala

Reviews:   Metal Observer 



The Dying Daylights 
2003 Spinefarm
  1. Failed
  2. Religious/Delicious
  3. Dead Can Dance
  4. In Brief War
  5. Guilt On Skin
  6. Unbreak, Unchain
  7. Drive
  8. Every Failure
  9. In Trust Of No One
  10. If
  11. No Saint
  • Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
  • Pasi Sipilä
  • Jasse Hast
  • Teemu Hautamäki
  • Antti Karihtala

Reviews:   Metal Observer 



Songs For The Sinners 
2005 Spinefarm
  1. Colder
  2. Deep Water
  3. Bullet
  4. Rain
  5. Air
  6. She Hates
  7. Ride On Tears
  8. Gray
  9. Rust
  10. House Of The Silent
  • Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto
  • Pasi Sipilä
  • Lauri Tuohimaa
  • Teemu Hautamäki
  • Antti Karihtala

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal 



A-Sides, B-Sides & Suicides  COMPILATION
2010 Spinefarm
  1. The Cure
  2. Ride On Tears
  3. Religious / Delicious
  4. Craving
  5. In Trust Of No One
  6. Four Seasons Rush
  7. Sorrowbringer
  8. Little Angel
  9. Failed
  10. Breeze
  11. Bitter Joy
  12. Christina Bleeds
  13. Colder
  14. House Of The Silent
  15. Sister Misery
  16. As We Die
  17. Morrow (edit)
  18. Worthless
  19. Sorrowsong
  20. Intro
  21. Divine
  22. Built For My Ghosts
  23. The King Is Dead
  24. Give Nothing
  25. Frail I Stand
  26. Re-collected
  27. Sun King
  28. Decline
  29. Absolution True
  30. Psyche Sunset / Access To Necropolis
  31. Maleficium
  32. Tempestars
  33. Nocturne
  34. Omega Vortex
  35. Kheimos
  36. Nightwing
  37. Aureole
  38. Pilgrim


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