Mikko Siren - biography
Drummer Mikko Siren is well known for his multi-talented musicianship (he can play bass, guitar, and keyboard, he had a few lessons for violin at 9).
After living in London for a few years as an electronic musician/DJ, he has played with many bands in Finland, including the respected UltraBra, Kengurumeininki, Lapping Tongue, Syva Sininen and Megaphone.
He supported Apocalyptica live since 2003. In 2006, Mikko Siren became official member of Apocalyptica. Mikko's first composition for the band, Grace, appears in Worlds Collide. Unlike the other members of the band, he didn't have specific Metal background or links, his influences coming more from the rock-pop side (The Beatles, Rolling Stone, The Who, Massive Attack, but also funk and electronic music).
Mikko is a fanatic record collectioner and a quite skilled cooker. He likes to watch at a good action movie or old Charlie Chaplin time to time.