The Rasmus is Finland’s biggest rock band. They have released eight albums since starting in 1993.
Their album Hide From The Sun (2005) was released in more than 50 countries and has sold more than 400.000 copies so far.
The previous album, Dead Letters (2003), was their big breakthrough record. It sold over 1,5 million copies world-wide, went Top 10 in 10 countries, including Finland and UK, and #1 in Germany, Austria and Finland.
The group’s seventh album Black Roses was released in September 2008. The Rasmus teamed up with one of the world’s most successful songwriters and producers, Desmond Child, who co-wrote the whole album with the band. Child has written smash hits for Kiss, Ricky Martin, Alice Cooper, Meatloaf, Bon Jovi, Scorpions and many others. The album was recorded in Helsinki, Nashville, Stockholm and Singapore and was mixed by Michael Wagener (producer of Metallica, Ozzy), Niklas Flyckt (who mixed Britney Spears “Toxic”) and Michael Ilbert (producer of Roxette, The Hives). The first single was called “Livin’ In A World Without You”.
The Rasmus has toured extensively all over the world.