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Dirk Schlächter

Dirk Schlächter

Real/full name:
Dirk Schlächter
Age:
49 (born Feb 15th, 1965)
Place of origin:
Germany (Bad Nauheim)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Dirk Schlächter is the only person other than Kai Hansen to appear on every album by Gamma Ray. Though he only officially joined the band for their second album, he played bass on two songs on the debut as a guest musician.

Gamma Ray

Guitars, Keyboards (1990-1997), Bass (1997-present)

1990 Gamma Ray / Lisa Dominique (Split) Guitars
1990 Heaven Can Wait (EP) Guitars
1990 Who Do You Think You Are? (Single) Guitars
1990 Heading for the East (Video) Guitars
1991 The Spirit (Single) Guitars
1991 Sigh No More Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1993 Power of Metal (Split video) Guitars, Vocals
1993 Future Madhouse (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
1993 Insanity and Genius Vocals (lead) on "Your Tørn Is Over", Keyboards, Vocals (backing), Guitars
1993 Lust for Live (Video) Guitars
1994 Power of Metal (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1995 Rebellion in Dreamland (Single) Guitars
1995 Land of the Free Guitars, Keyboards
1996 Silent Miracles (EP) Keys, Guitars
1996 Alive '95 (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1997 Valley of the Kings (Single) Bass
1997 Somewhere Out in Space Bass
1999 It's a Sin (Single) Bass
1999 Power Plant Bass
2001 Heaven or Hell (Single) Bass
2001 No World Order! Bass
2003 Skeletons in the Closet (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Majestic Bass
2007 Land of the Free II Bass, Vocals (backing)
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (Live album) Bass
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (Video) Bass
2009 Wacken Open Air 2009 (Video) Bass
2010 To the Metal! (Single) Bass
2010 Majestic / Land of the Free II (Boxed set) Bass
2010 Insanity and Genius / Land of the Free (Compilation) Vocals (lead) on "Your Tørn Is Over", Keyboards, Vocals (backing), Guitars
2010 To the Metal! Vocals (additional) (No Need To Cry), Bass
2011 Skeletons & Majesties (EP) Bass, Bass (acoustic)
2012 Skeletons & Majesties Live (Live album) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2012 Skeletons & Majesties Live (Video) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2013 Master of Confusion (EP) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2014 Empire of the Undead Bass, Vocals (choirs)
2014 Avalon (Single) Bass, Vocals (choirs)
2014 Time for Deliverance (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2014 Pale Rider (Single) Bass, Guitars, Keyboards
2014 I Will Return (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
(show all)

Neopera

Bass

2013 The Marvel of Chimera (Single) Bass
2014 Destined Ways Bass

Freedom Call

Keyboards

Angra

1993 Angels Cry Guitar solo on "Never Understand"

Black Hawk

2010 Straight to Hell Vocals (backing)

Brainstorm

2000 Ambiguity Vocals (additional)

Flashback of Anger

2009 Splinters of Life Additional choir on "Flashback Of Anger"

Freedom Call

1999 Taragon (EP) Vocals (choirs)

Gamma Ray

1990 Space Eater (Single) Bass ("The Silence")
1990 Heading for Tomorrow Bass on "Money", Bass (additional) on "The Silence"
1996 Heading for Tomorrow / Heaven Can Wait (Compilation) Bass on "Money", Bass (additional) on "The Silence"
2010 Heading for Tomorrow / Sigh No More (Compilation) Bass (additional) on "The Silence", Bass on "Money"

Heavens Gate

1992 Hell for Sale! Guitars (Track 7)

In Arkadia

2010 Wasteland Chronicles Vocals (choirs)

Lanzer

1995 Under a Different Sun Guitars, Keyboards

Stormwarrior

2002 Stormwarrior Guitars (lead) (Track 7)
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Guitar solo on "Deathe by the Blade"

Avantasia

2001 The Metal Opera Engineering (additional)
2002 The Metal Opera Pt. II Engineering (additional)

Black Hawk

2010 Straight to Hell Engineering, Mixing, Mastering

Black Sun

2011 Dance of Elders Mastering

Brainstorm

1998 Unholy Engineering
2000 Ambiguity Producer, Engineering

Coldseed

2006 Completion Makes the Tragedy Mixing, Editing

Flashback of Anger

2009 Splinters of Life Producer, Recorded, Mixed & Mastered

Freedom Call

2002 Eternity Engineering (drums)
2005 The Circle of Life Engineering (drums)

Gamma Ray

1993 Future Madhouse (Single) Producer
1993 Insanity and Genius Producer, Engineering
1995 Rebellion in Dreamland (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1995 Land of the Free Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1996 Silent Miracles (EP) Producer
1996 Alive '95 (Live album) Producer, Mixing
1997 Valley of the Kings (Single) Producer
1997 Somewhere Out in Space Producer, Mixing
1997 The Karaoke Album (Compilation) Producer
1999 Power Plant Producer
2000 Blast from the Past (Compilation) Producer, Engineering (as "Dirk Schächter")
2001 Heaven or Hell (Single) Producing
2001 No World Order! Producer, Engineering
2003 Skeletons in the Closet (Live album) Mixing, Mastering, Engineering (assistant)
2005 Majestic Producer
2007 Land of the Free II Producer, Engineering
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (Live album) Mastering
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (Video) Mastering
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome (Boxed set) Mastering
2010 Majestic / Land of the Free II (Boxed set) Producer
2010 Insanity and Genius / Land of the Free (Compilation) Producer, Engineering
2010 To the Metal! Producer, Recorded, Mixed & Mastered
2011 Skeletons & Majesties (EP) Producer
2013 Master of Confusion (EP) Recording, Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
2014 Empire of the Undead Co-producer, Recording, Recording
2014 Avalon (Single) Co-producer, Recording
(show all)

HammerFall

1999 I Want Out (Single) Producer (1, 3)

Lanzer

1995 Under a Different Sun Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Magician

2008 Tales of the Magician Mixing, Mastering

Stormwarrior

2002 Stormwarrior Recording, Engineering, Mixing
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Engineering
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Recording (tracks 5 & 6), Mixing (tracks 5 & 6)
2006 At Foreign Shores - Live in Japan (Live album) Mastering
Added by: DMR Modified by: RFJW
Added on: 2011-04-09 11:43:47 Last modified on: 2014-09-28 04:06:32
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