Brides In Bloom
Brides In Bloom is a hard working rock band from Estonia. Their melodic music combines the sounds of modern & classic Rock. This kind of symbiosis produced a unique sound & uniformity that hasn't before been heard in Estonia. Brides in Bloom's live preformances can be characterized as energetic, enchanting & communicative. On the stage, the 'Brides are said at their best. The band has recently released a four song EP No Excuses, toured actively around Estonia, and managed to create a solid fanbase there. With their new single in the Estonan Radio Playlists, their status in the local music scene grew stronger than ever.
Brides In Bloom was formed inOctober 2003, when two Media students Mick (vocals) & Mark Lee (guitars) decided to join forces after their previous bands had broke up. Since then the line up has changed couple of times. Brides In Bloom's current line up is: Mikk Tammepõld alias Mick, whose singing style has been compared to the likes of Robert Plant, Jeff Buckley & Jim Morrison. His previous projects have been Freeday Micks first group, where he developed his songwriting skills; Lolita a funk- jazz group with a little touch of progressive rock, and Nostation, a simple clean sounding Rock group. Mick has studied classical piano & self-taught guitar play er. He has a Bachelors Degree in Film & Video.
Behind the rythm guitar is the band's heart and soul Martti Leetsar alias Mark Lee, who is the writer of many Brides In Bloom songs. His previous project was Flashback where he was the band's lead figure & songwriter. Mark has studied classical piano & is a self-taught guitar picker. He has a bachelors degree in Film & Video.
Behind the drums is Priit Mägi alias Max who has been working with several professional Estonian bands (Ruffus, Shelton San and many more).
On the bass guitar is another experienced musician in the form of Riivo Torstenberg, whose previous bigger projectshave been Forgotten Sunrise & Nostation.
On the solo guitar is the band's youngest member Taavi Langi, who at the age of 22, is already amongst the elite of Estonian guitar players. Already as a young kid he studied classical guitar and won several contests in the baltic states. Has studied pop-jazz guitar in Viljandi Culture College. He is giving guitar lessons in his hometown music school. Has experience with several professional groups, but now has found the right family & a musical setup to satisfy his ambitions.