Henri "Henkka T. Blacksmith" Seppälä, is the former bassist of the Finnish metal band Children of Bodom from 1995 to 2019. He is also responsible for backing vocals both in studio and live. He is currently the bassist for the project called Moon Shot. Henkka is a very common nickname for Henri and seppä means blacksmith in English. The reason he has a T. in the middle of his name is his nickname being Torso.
|Birth name||Henri Samuli Seppälä|
|Born||June 7, 1980, Espoo, Finland|
|Genres||Melodic death metal, Power Metal|
|Instruments||bass guitar, vocals, guitar, drums|
|Labels||Nuclear Blast, Spinefarm, Century Media|
|Associated acts||Children of Bodom, Moon Shot|
Best known for his work as a bass player and backing vocalist for the Finnish power and melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, this musician performed on custom ESP Guitar-brand four and five-string basses.
He started playing the guitar when he was eleven years old and the drums when he was thirteen. During his early teens, he was the drummer for a band called Aivokasvain (English translation: Brain Tumor).
He took classes in politics at the University of Helsinki and learned to speak English, Russian, and Swedish, as well as Finnish (and small amounts of Spanish and French).
Born Henri Seppala in Espoo, Finland, he later became known by the English nickname of "Henkka T. Blacksmith.".
He and keyboardist Janne Wirman both performed with Children of Bodom.
Finnish heavy metal bass guitarists. Children of Bodom members. 21st-century bass guitarists