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Helloween

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Hamburg
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Power/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Fantasy, Humour, Religion, Politics, Glory, Epic
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1978-1981 (as Gentry), 1981-1982 (as Second Hell), 1982-1983 (as Iron Fist), 1983-present
The band is known as one of the pioneering power metal bands of Germany.

Gentry was formed in 1978, by guitarist Kai Hansen and guitarist / vocalist Piet Sielck (he co-wrote many songs that later appeared on the "Helloween" EP and "Walls of Jericho" LP, but all rights were given to Kai Hansen), who quickly recruited Ingo Schwichtenberg on drums, and then a short time later Markus Grosskopf on ...
Current
Markus Grosskopf Bass (1983-present)
See also: Shock Machine, Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Avantasia, ex-Edguy (live), ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Second Hell
Michael Weikath Guitars (1983-present)
See also: ex-Powerfool
Andi Deris Vocals (1994-present)
See also: Andi Deris and The Bad Bankers, ex-Pink Cream 69, ex-Kymera, ex-Nameless, ex-Paranoid
Sascha Gerstner Guitars (2002-present)
See also: ex-Freedom Call, ex-Lanzer (live)
Dani Löble Drums (2005-present)
See also: Krokus (live), ex-Glenmore, ex-Höllenhunde, ex-Rawhead Rexx, ex-Blaze (live), ex-Element 58
Past
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums (1983-1993)
Kai Hansen Guitars (1983-1988), Vocals (1983-1986)
See also: Gamma Ray, Unisonic, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Avantasia (live), ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Michael Kiske Vocals (1986-1993)
See also: Kiske / Somerville, Unisonic, Avantasia (live), ex-Ill Prophecy, Michael Kiske, Place Vendome, ex-SupaRed
Roland Grapow Guitars (1989-2001)
See also: Masterplan, Roland Grapow, ex-Rampage
Uli Kusch Drums (1994-2001)
See also: Shock Machine, ex-Axe La Chapelle, ex-Ride the Sky, ex-Beautiful Sin, ex-Gamma Ray, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Symfonia, ex-Issa
Mark Cross Drums (2002)
See also: God's Army A.D., ex-The Supremacy, Tainted Nation, ex-At Vance, ex-Firewind, ex-Nightfall, ex-Outloud, ex-Spitfire, ex-Tank, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Magna Carta
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Accept, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-U.D.O., ex-Cronos Titan, ex-Voice, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live)
Past (Live)
Jörn Ellerbrock Keyboards (1988-2003)
See also: ex-Gamma Ray (live)
Ritchie Abdel-Nabi Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Babylon 27, ex-Das Auge Gottes
Markus Grosskopf Bass (1983-present)
See also: Shock Machine, Weinhold, ex-Bassinvaders, Kickhunter, ex-Avantasia, ex-Edguy (live), ex-Trick or Treat (live), ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Blast Furnace, ex-Second Hell
Michael Weikath Guitars (1983-present)
See also: ex-Powerfool
Andi Deris Vocals (1994-present)
See also: Andi Deris and The Bad Bankers, ex-Pink Cream 69, ex-Kymera, ex-Nameless, ex-Paranoid
Sascha Gerstner Guitars (2002-present)
See also: ex-Freedom Call, ex-Lanzer (live)
Dani Löble Drums (2005-present)
See also: Krokus (live), ex-Glenmore, ex-Höllenhunde, ex-Rawhead Rexx, ex-Blaze (live), ex-Element 58
Ingo Schwichtenberg (R.I.P. 1995) Drums (1983-1993)
Kai Hansen Guitars (1983-1988), Vocals (1983-1986)
See also: Gamma Ray, Unisonic, ex-Iron Savior, ex-Avantasia (live), ex-Gentry, ex-Iron Fist, ex-Second Hell
Michael Kiske Vocals (1986-1993)
See also: Kiske / Somerville, Unisonic, Avantasia (live), ex-Ill Prophecy, Michael Kiske, Place Vendome, ex-SupaRed
Roland Grapow Guitars (1989-2001)
See also: Masterplan, Roland Grapow, ex-Rampage
Uli Kusch Drums (1994-2001)
See also: Shock Machine, ex-Axe La Chapelle, ex-Ride the Sky, ex-Beautiful Sin, ex-Gamma Ray, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Roland Grapow, ex-Symfonia, ex-Issa
Mark Cross Drums (2002)
See also: God's Army A.D., ex-The Supremacy, Tainted Nation, ex-At Vance, ex-Firewind, ex-Nightfall, ex-Outloud, ex-Spitfire, ex-Tank, ex-Winters Bane, ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Metalium, ex-Magna Carta
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (2003-2004)
See also: Accept, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-Running Wild, ex-U.D.O., ex-Cronos Titan, ex-Voice, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live)
Past
Jörn Ellerbrock Keyboards (1988-2003)
See also: ex-Gamma Ray (live)
Ritchie Abdel-Nabi Drums (1993)
See also: ex-Babylon 27, ex-Das Auge Gottes
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