Bloodpit is a hard rock band from Tampere, Finland. Bloodpit are Antti Ravín (vocals), Pietu Hiltunen (guitar), Paavo Pekkonen (guitar), Aleksi Keränen (bass guitar) and Alarik Valamo (drums). Matthau Mikojan (ex-vocalist) and Paavo have known each other since childhood and have played together with various other people and under different names. Aleksi and Alarik joined the band in 2002. In July 2007 they announced that they are taking a break. In January 2008, after the break that lasted six months, Bloodpit announced that they're searching for a new singer.