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Joe Hasselvander

Joe Hasselvander

Real/full name:
Joe Hasselvander
Age:
57 (born Dec 30th, 1956)
Place of origin:
United States (Washington, D.C.)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Joe Hasselvander was the drummer in succesful rock act The Boyz, when he was introduced to Victor Griffin, via the latter's sister, whom he dated at the time. Craving an outlet for his creativity (The Boyz were mostly a covers band), Joe left them for Death Row. Thus begun his career in doom metal, which has spanned several influential bands.

In the late 80s, Joe also joined NWOBHM heroes ...

Trivia

Associated acts:
- Forgotten Realm (USA)
- Overlord with Vance Bockis, Richard Kueht, Norman Lawson, and singer Rick Tigner. One of their original songs was titled "Hellion", a song that later gave name to the band Hellion.

He also played on Blue Cheer's album "What Doesn't Kill You...".

Shortly after originally leaving Death Row, he auditioned and briefly joined hard rockers White Lion ...

Death Row

Drums (1981-1983, 2000-2001, 2009-?)

1982 All Your Sins (Demo) Drums
1983 Through the Shadow (Video) Drums
1983 Whore (Demo) Drums
2001 Death Row Reunion 2000 (Split) Drums

Joe Hasselvander

Guitars, Bass, Drums, Vocals

1985 Lady Killer Guitars, Bass, Drums, Vocals
2000 Road Kill Guitars, Bass, Drums, Vocals

Raven

Drums (1988-present)

1988 Nothing Exceeds like Excess Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split) Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split video) Drums
1991 Architect of Fear Drums
1991 Electro Shock Therapy (Video) Drums
1992 Heads Up (EP) Drums, Vocals
1992 Radio Hell: The Friday Rock Show Sessions (Split) Drums
1994 Glow Drums, Vocals
1995 Destroy All Monsters - Live in Japan (Live album) Drums
1997 Everything Louder Drums, Vocals
2000 One for All Drums
2005 Keep It True Festival V (Video) Drums
2006 Demo (Demo) Drums
2009 Walk Through Fire Drums
(show all)

The Hounds of Hasselvander

Guitars, Bass, Drums, Vocals (2007-present)

2007 The Hounds of Hasselvander All instruments, Vocals
2009 Further Torments of the SG (EP) Guitars, Bass, Drums, Vocals
2011 The Ninth Hour Guitars, Drums, Vocals

Armageddon

Drums

1989 The Money Mask Drums

Black Manta

Drums

2004 Fuck Them All but Six (EP) Drums (as "Joe "The Beast" Hasselvander")

Blue Cheer

Drums (2005)

Devil Childe

As Matthew Hopkins:
Vocals, Drums

1985 Devil Childe Vocals, Drums

Forgotten Realm

Unknown

Guardians of the Flame

Drums (2002-2004)

2003 Under a Savage Sky Drums

Overlord

Unknown

Pentagram

Drums (1978-1979, 1993-2002), Bass, Guitars (1999-2002)

1979 Livin' in a Ram's Head / When the Screams Come (Single) Drums
1985 Pentagram Drums
1987 Day of Reckoning Drums on "Burning Saviour"
1993 Day of Reckoning Drums
1993 Relentless Drums
1993 Relentless / Day of Reckoning (Single) Drums on "Relentless"
1994 Be Forewarned Drums
1996 Demo 1996 (Demo) Drums
1999 Review Your Choices All instruments
2001 Sub-Basement All instruments
2003 A Keg Full of Dynamite (Live album) Drums
2005 Day of Reckoning Drums
2012 Change of Heart (Compilation) Drums
(show all)

Phantom Lord

As Wolfgang Messerrine Gundermann II:
Drums

1985 Phantom Lord Drums
1986 Evil Never Sleeps Drums

Reactor

Guitars, Vocals

The Boyz

Unknown

White Lion

Drums (1983)

Cathedral

Drums (1994)

Guardians of the Flame

2003 Under a Savage Sky Producer (as "JoeHasselvander")

Pentagram

1979 Livin' in a Ram's Head / When the Screams Come (Single) Producer
1999 Review Your Choices Producer
2001 Sub-Basement Recording (assistant), Cover art (front), Producer

Phantom Lord

1985 Phantom Lord Producer (as "Wolfgang Messerrine Gundermann II")
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