There are two bands named Apulanta: 1. Famous rock band from Heinola, Finland, founded in 1991. 2. Hardcore punk band from Tampere, Finland, active in the 80's. 1. Apulanta (Fertilizer in English) is a Finnish rock band, founded in 1991 when members of the band were in their mid-teens. The name of the band means fertilizer, which they have since come to regret. Initially playing hardcore punk and hard rock, they soon shifted to a pop-rock style, and have been fluctuating between these extremes since; their songs currently tend to combine melodic and catchy choruses with heavy guitar riffs. Read more about Apulanta on Last.fm.