Timo Rautiainen & Trio Niskalaukaus was a metal music band from Finland, formed in 1997. A very dynamic band, they were led by Timo Rautiainen, leading member of Finnish metallers Lyijykomppania, a band which still has an underground cult following in the scene. The musical influence of the band ranges from Black Sabbath to more modern metal acts. They have released 6 albums to date. Lyrically, themes are very strong, including nuclear waste deliveries, the global warming phenomenon, the death of a loved one, the Russian orphan crisis, and betrayal among others.