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Rage

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1986
Genre:
Heavy/Speed/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
Human issues, Archaeology, Poetry, Politics
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1983-1986 (as Avenger), 1986-present
Band picture (left to right): Vassilios, Peavy and Marcoz.

Started under the name Avenger. Their debut album (1985) and a follow-up EP were released under that name.

Originally the new name was to be Furious Rage, but it was eventually shortened to just "Rage".

In 1999 Sven Fischer, Spiros Efthimiadis, Chris Efthimiadis and Christian Wolff left and founded the pop band Sub7even.

Victor ...
Current
Peter "Peavy" Wagner Vocals, Bass (1986-present)
See also: Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Bassinvaders, ex-Avenger, Refuge, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß
Vassilios "Lucky" Maniatopoulos Drums, Vocals (additional) (2015-present)
See also: Tri State Corner
Marcos Rodríguez Guitars, Vocals (additional) (2015-present)
See also: Soundchaser, ex-Torre de Marfil
Past
Jörg Michael Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Running Wild, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Thomas Grüning Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Avenger
Jochen Schröder Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Avenger, ex-Mekong Delta
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1987-1999)
See also: ex-Atlain, Refuge, Tri State Corner, ex-Running Wild (live), ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Rudy Graf Guitars (1987)
See also: ex-Warlock, ex-Beast (Deu)
Manni Schmidt Guitars (1987-1993)
See also: Refuge, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Jack of Hearts, ex-Rusty Nail, ex-Übergas, ex-Vötca
Sven Fischer Guitars (1993-1999)
See also: ex-Pyracanda, ex-Sub7even
Spiros Efthimiadis Guitars (1994-1999)
See also: ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Mike Terrana Drums (1999-2007)
See also: Emir Hot, Empire, Mike Terrana, Razorback, Tarja, Vision Divine, Zillion, Roland Grapow, ex-Hanover Fist, ex-Zillion, Beau Nasty, Hardline, Taboo Voodoo, Terrana, ex-Artension, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Downhell, ex-Kiko Loureiro, ex-Masterplan, ex-Not Fragile, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Squealer, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Iron Mask (live), ex-Tony Hernando (live), ex-Damir Simic Shime, ex-John West, ex-Metalium
Victor Smolski Guitars, Keyboards (1999-2015)
See also: Almanac, Mind Odyssey, Victor Smolski, Voodoo Gods, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Mike Terrana, ex-Кипелов (live), ex-Inspector, ex-Песняры (live)
André Hilgers Drums (2007-2015)
See also: Herman Frank, Silent Force, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-The Sygnet, ex-Axxis, ex-Empire, ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Ninja, ex-Razorback, ex-Sinner, ex-Vanize, ex-Regicide (live), ex-Mendacious Messiah, ex-Noisehunter (live), ex-Bourbon $treet
Past (Live)
Christian Sumser Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Risk
Manni Schmidt Guitars (2004)
See also: Refuge, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Jack of Hearts, ex-Rusty Nail, ex-Übergas, ex-Vötca
Tomáš "Thomas" Kuchta Guitars (2009-2010)
See also: Blamage, Seven
Markuz Berger Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (acoustic) (2015)
See also: Tri State Corner
Peter "Peavy" Wagner Vocals, Bass (1986-present)
See also: Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Bassinvaders, ex-Avenger, Refuge, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß
Vassilios "Lucky" Maniatopoulos Drums, Vocals (additional) (2015-present)
See also: Tri State Corner
Marcos Rodríguez Guitars, Vocals (additional) (2015-present)
See also: Soundchaser, ex-Torre de Marfil
Jörg Michael Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Running Wild, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Thomas Grüning Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Avenger
Jochen Schröder Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: ex-Avenger, ex-Mekong Delta
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1987-1999)
See also: ex-Atlain, Refuge, Tri State Corner, ex-Running Wild (live), ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Rudy Graf Guitars (1987)
See also: ex-Warlock, ex-Beast (Deu)
Manni Schmidt Guitars (1987-1993)
See also: Refuge, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Jack of Hearts, ex-Rusty Nail, ex-Übergas, ex-Vötca
Sven Fischer Guitars (1993-1999)
See also: ex-Pyracanda, ex-Sub7even
Spiros Efthimiadis Guitars (1994-1999)
See also: ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Mike Terrana Drums (1999-2007)
See also: Emir Hot, Empire, Mike Terrana, Razorback, Tarja, Vision Divine, Zillion, Roland Grapow, ex-Hanover Fist, ex-Zillion, Beau Nasty, Hardline, Taboo Voodoo, Terrana, ex-Artension, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Downhell, ex-Kiko Loureiro, ex-Masterplan, ex-Not Fragile, ex-Savage Circus, ex-Squealer, ex-Tony MacAlpine, ex-Yngwie J. Malmsteen, ex-Gamma Ray (live), ex-Iron Mask (live), ex-Tony Hernando (live), ex-Damir Simic Shime, ex-John West, ex-Metalium
Victor Smolski Guitars, Keyboards (1999-2015)
See also: Almanac, Mind Odyssey, Victor Smolski, Voodoo Gods, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Mike Terrana, ex-Кипелов (live), ex-Inspector, ex-Песняры (live)
André Hilgers Drums (2007-2015)
See also: Herman Frank, Silent Force, ex-Nuclear Blast Allstars, ex-The Sygnet, ex-Axxis, ex-Empire, ex-Lingua Mortis Orchestra, ex-Ninja, ex-Razorback, ex-Sinner, ex-Vanize, ex-Regicide (live), ex-Mendacious Messiah, ex-Noisehunter (live), ex-Bourbon $treet
Past
Christian Sumser Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: ex-Risk
Manni Schmidt Guitars (2004)
See also: Refuge, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Jack of Hearts, ex-Rusty Nail, ex-Übergas, ex-Vötca
Tomáš "Thomas" Kuchta Guitars (2009-2010)
See also: Blamage, Seven
Markuz Berger Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (acoustic) (2015)
See also: Tri State Corner
Added by: Kurtrune Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-07-24 20:35:29 Last modified on: 2016-12-04 09:13:13