2007 Euro Tour Part 6
Crossing into Finland or Suomi, as strange as that sounds, which actually used to be part of Russia. Hence all the famous Vodka they drink around here. The population is about 5.3 million people and there’s 187,888 lakes so that’s about 28 people per lake. The President, Tarja Halonen, is the famous comedian Conan O’Brien’s look-a-like. I hope I didn’t bore you with all this trivia. One final thing – the scene here is nothing short of amazing. P.S. There was NO heater in our van.
Next stop was Helsinki where we played not Domino’s Pizza but Domino Pizza. This place was huge and I’ve never seen so many red-faced drunks in my life. Weird thing was the senior citizen bar locals were there as well. The show was strictly OLD SCHOOL bands from the late ‘70s early ‘80s. Best thing about it was playing with Riistetyt. By the time we got on there was more glass on stage than there was out in the crowd.