Jonne Aaron Liimatainen


1997- Negative - vocals  

Personal information

Born on: 30.08.1983

Jonne Aaron Liimatainen (pronounced /jon-ne a:-ron li:-ma-tai-nen/ in ASCII-IPA, born August 30, 1983 in Tampere) is a Finnish singer and frontman of Negative.

Jonne was born in Tampere, Finland as Jonne Aaron Liimatainen, but as his last name is difficult to pronounce for non-Finnish speakers, he has substituted his middle name for his last.

Jonne is 178 cm or 5'10" tall, and weighs 59 kg (about 130 lbs.) He has blue eyes, and his August birth makes him a Virgo. Jonne was brought up in foster care due to alcoholic and abusive parents. His brother Tommi knew that he needed tough love. He skipped school and guitar lessons preferring to hide in his room. He is currently the lead singer and lyricist of the Finnish glam rock band Negative. He has two brothers, Tommi, also his manager, and younger brother, Ville, who is also a musician, he is the lead singer of Flinch.

Jonne is known for being very, very shy. He can play guitar and sometimes will play acoustic during concerts. He can also play a little bit of piano, drums, and bass. He plays the harmonica solo in the Negative song Until You're Mine. He has also mentioned in past interviews that Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Bloodwych, and Guns N' Roses inspired him to begin a musical career.

In his teens, Jonne formed Negative with his friend, Jay. Later Antti, Kristian (Sir Christus) and Lauri (Larry Love) joined the band.