Lordi is a Finnish hard rock and heavy metal band, formed in 1992 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume-designer, Mr. Lordi. The band is known for wearing monster masks and using horror elements with pyrotechnics during concerts. They rose to success in 2002 with their first single, "Would You Love a Monsterman?".
Lordi made history in 2006 by becoming the first, and still today the only hard rock act to win the Eurovision Song Contest. They are also the only Finnish winner.
The band has toured around the world actively since 2002. Lordi records a new album in 2-3 years and for every album Mr. Lordi upgrades the costumes of the band. The latest album To Beast or Not to Beast was released on March 2013.
Members of Lordi always wear masks at interviews and have stated their desire for their personal identities to remain private. The band has not confirmed or denied the accuracy of these names. However, they have been widely published in the media and on websites.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license