Biography

BIOGRAPHY

Henric Blomqvist

 

Henric Blomqvist is a guitarist/songwriter who lives with his wife Sari and their son Jim in Jakobstad, Finland.

Guitarist for Century Lost and the tributeband Solid Faces

 

 

Highlights:

 

2017

 

- record Century Lost's first album

- perform at Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles, March 5th (w/ Glenn Hughes)

- perform at Lucky Strike Live, Los Angeles, March 4th (w/ Deep Purpertrators)

 

2016

- founding member of the band Century Lost (who will release their first album in 2017)

- meet & greet w/ Deep Purple

 

 

2015

- guitarist for Doogie White Purple Night 2015 (Tavastia,Helsinki) -Tribute to Ritchie Blackmore- 70th Birthday

- Purple Night 2015 (HBF Group)

- awarded -Perfect Stranger of Finland- Award 2015

-Perfect Strangers of Finland Award 2015 was announced at Perfect Strangers of Finland association (PSOF ry) autumn meeting December 18, 2015.

This year’s (2015) “Perfect Strangers of Finland Award” were divided into two persons and awarded to Henric Blomqvist and Sven Wannäs.

 

 

Statement of reasons by the board of directors for PSOF ry were:

 

“For an inspiring, open-minded, to others accommodating and professional approach towards the performance of the DP family tree music.

Purple Night performers in year 2013 and 2015.”

 

 

 

 

2014

- meet & greet w/ Deep Purple in Oulu

- release of Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions- album

- Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions- tour

- release of Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions Tour video

 

2013

- recorded and produced Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions-

- composed songs for the album Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions-

- Solid Faces released their first album -A Tribute To Classic Rock-

- Perfect Strangers of Finland celebrating their 15th aniiversary,Solid Faces was invited to perform

 

2012

- composed songs for the album Henric Blomqvist & Friends -All of Your Illusions-

- a couple of shows w/ Jari Tiura (ex MSG)

- recorded guitar for Solid Faces album -A Tribute To Classic Rock-

 

2011

- shows w/ Solid Faces

 

2010

- shows w/ Solid Faces

 

2009

- guitarist for Doogie White (March and June)

- Cover club w/ Luca Sturniolo

- shows w/ Solid Faces

 

2006

- founding member and guitarist for Classic rock tribute band Solid Faces

 

 

1994 - 1996

- founding member and guitarist for Tinderbox

 

1988 - 1992

- guitarist for Peter Nylund Wildbrain

 

1987

- Metal Force released -Forget Your Dream- (C-casette)

 

1985

- joined Metal Force

 

1980

- began to study Classical guitar

 

Henric in studio 1987