Kimmo Korhonen and Masa Jauhola founded Solacide in 2004. The band’s roots goes back to 1996 when Masa and Kimmo founded Dim Moonlight. The band released 2 demos under the name Dim Moonlight: “…To Tranquility” in 2000 and “Pleasure of Existence” in 2002.
In 2004 the band changed its name to Solacide, and two new members joined the band; bass player Sami Tikkanen joined in early spring 2005 and guitarist Joonas Vanhalakka in September 2005.
In April 2008 Gökhan Korkmaz joined as lead singer, and Solacide recorded an EP called “Baptized In Disgust” in May 2008, which was released in February 2009. ”Baptized in Disgust” received many praising reviews from Finland and countries such as Germany, UK, France, US. During 2009 and 2010 Solacide did gigs across Finland& Russia and audience acknowledged them as a professional, aggressive and fiery live band.
Solacide recorded their newest EP “Waves of Hate” during winter-spring 2013 at their own studio in Lahti. EP consists of 3 studio songs and 2 bonus live songs, which were recorded during their DisEaster Tour in 2010. “Waves of Hate” was mixed and mastered by Juho Räihä (Gloria Morti, Before The Dawn) at SoundSpiral Audio. “Waves of Hate” is released through Gravity Entertainment on 2 September 2013 and is distributed by Plastic Head Distribution / Code7 Music.
Solacide are currently recording their full-length album, which is scheduled to be released at the beginning of 2014.