The band began to play together in the spring of 2002. At first HeartBurn was trio playing covers but we soon became tired of playing the same songs that everybody does. So we started to write our own songs and tried to find our own "band".
Soon we realised that trio didn't work for us, so we found a bass player and became a four-piece band. We recorded our first demo in the summer of 2003, with two of our own songs and one cover. We also did gigs, mostly in the northern part of Finland. The other demo was done in the spring of 2004 and included 4 songs.
In the summer of 2004 we had a line up change when our bass player J. Niemi had to leave the band. We soon found a replacement when V. Linnala joined the band. We did a couple of gigs in 2004. In the spring we recorded the latest demo (I call the demo Northern Souls). The song American Dream won a national radio contest and got air time. Now HeartBurn is getting ready for serious gigging and writing new songs to the next demo.
Line Up 1: A. Salonen (voc,bass), P. Salonen(gtr),M.Kurkinen (drums)
Line Up 2: A. Salonen (voc,gtr), P. Salonen(gtr),M.Kurkinen (drums), J. Niemi (bass)
Line Up 3: A. Salonen (voc,gtr), P. Salonen(gtr),M.Kurkinen (drums), V. Linnala (bass)