CMJ - 3/29/99, p.29
"...TUONELA is a trippy, psychedelic, and ultimately beautiful opus destined to appeal to the more cerebral side of metalheads..."
CMJ - 4/16/01, p.17
"...Wintery, forward-thinking prog-rock....a 'heavy' album...its intricate, high-brow, and mid-paced, full of slow, pretty intros and outros..."
Amorphis: Pasi Koskinen (vocals); Tomi Koivusaari (acoustic & electric guitars); Esa Holopainen (guitar); Santeri Kallio (keyboards); Niclas Etelavouri (bass); Pekka Kasari (drums).
Additional personnel: Sakari Kukko (saxophone); Antti Halonen (saw).
Recorded at Finnvox Studios, Helsinki, Finland between October and December 2000.