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Running Wild

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Hamburg
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1979
Genre:
Heavy/Power/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satan, Metal (early), Pirates, History, Tales
Current label:
SPV GmbH
Years active:
1976-1979 (as Granite Hearts), 1979-2009, 2011-present
Formed in 1976 as Granite Hearts, the band agreed to change it to Running Wild in 1979 - the name was taken from the Judas Priest song.

Granite Hearts line up:
Rolf Kasparek - Vocals, Guitars
Jörg Schwarz, Carsten David, Matthias Kaufmann - Bass
Uwe Bendig - Guitars
Michael Hoffmann, Hasche - Drums

On April 17th, 2009 Rolf announced that he was bringing Running Wild to an end. The last show ...
Current
Rock 'n' Rolf Vocals, Guitars (1979-2009, 2011-present), Bass (2004)
See also: Giant-X, Toxic Taste, ex-Granite Hearts
Peter Jordan Guitars (2005-2009, 2011-present)
See also: Giant-X, Toxic Taste, ex-Peek-a-Boo
Past
Matthias Kaufmann Bass (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Hasche Drums (1979-1987)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Uwe Bendig Guitars (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts
Stephan Bass (1982-1987)
Preacher Guitars (1982-1985)
See also: The Gate, ex-Snake Ride Rodeo
Majk Moti Guitars (1985-1990)
See also: D'Orca, Wild Knight, ex-Random, ex-Gate, ex-Metallian
Jens Becker Bass (1987-1992)
See also: Grave Digger, Starchild, Zillion, ex-X-Wild, Bon Scott, ex-Kickhunter (live)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1987-1988, 1992-1993)
See also: Accept, Panzer, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-U.D.O., ex-Cronos Titan, ex-Voice, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live)
Iain Finlay Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Demon Pact, ex-Entera, ex-Justice
AC Drums (1990-1992)
See also: Lacrimosa
Axel Morgan Guitars (1990-1993)
See also: ex-X-Wild
Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski Bass (1992-2000)
See also: Bourbon $treet, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-U.D.O., ex-Darxon, ex-Kathy Hawk
Jörg Michael Drums (1994-1998)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Thilo Hermann Guitars (1994-2001)
See also: ex-Höllenhunde, ex-Faithful Breath, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Glenmore, ex-Risk
Angelo Sasso (R.I.P. 2007) Drums (1999-2002)
Peter Pichl Bass (2001-2008)
See also: Herman Frank, Victory, Yargos, ex-Weinhold
Matthias "Metalmachine" Liebetruth Drums (2002-2009)
See also: Toxic Taste, ex-Grailknights, ex-Scorpions, ex-Victory, ex-Thomsen (live), ex-Headcrush, ex-Mousse T.
Past (Live)
Hasche Drums (1989)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Jörg Michael Drums (1990)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1998-1999, 2000-2001)
See also: ex-Atlain, King's Tonic, Tri State Corner, ex-Rage, ex-Sub7even
Bernd Aufermann Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: ex-Angel Dust, Odenkirchen
Jan-Sören Eckert Bass (2009)
See also: Grimmark, Iron Savior, ex-Charon, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mydra
Rock 'n' Rolf Vocals, Guitars (1979-2009, 2011-present), Bass (2004)
See also: Giant-X, Toxic Taste, ex-Granite Hearts
Peter Jordan Guitars (2005-2009, 2011-present)
See also: Giant-X, Toxic Taste, ex-Peek-a-Boo
Matthias Kaufmann Bass (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Hasche Drums (1979-1987)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Uwe Bendig Guitars (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts
Stephan Bass (1982-1987)
Preacher Guitars (1982-1985)
See also: The Gate, ex-Snake Ride Rodeo
Majk Moti Guitars (1985-1990)
See also: D'Orca, Wild Knight, ex-Random, ex-Gate, ex-Metallian
Jens Becker Bass (1987-1992)
See also: Grave Digger, Starchild, Zillion, ex-X-Wild, Bon Scott, ex-Kickhunter (live)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1987-1988, 1992-1993)
See also: Accept, Panzer, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-U.D.O., ex-Cronos Titan, ex-Voice, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live)
Iain Finlay Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Demon Pact, ex-Entera, ex-Justice
AC Drums (1990-1992)
See also: Lacrimosa
Axel Morgan Guitars (1990-1993)
See also: ex-X-Wild
Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski Bass (1992-2000)
See also: Bourbon $treet, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-U.D.O., ex-Darxon, ex-Kathy Hawk
Jörg Michael Drums (1994-1998)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Thilo Hermann Guitars (1994-2001)
See also: ex-Höllenhunde, ex-Faithful Breath, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Glenmore, ex-Risk
Angelo Sasso (R.I.P. 2007) Drums (1999-2002)
Peter Pichl Bass (2001-2008)
See also: Herman Frank, Victory, Yargos, ex-Weinhold
Matthias "Metalmachine" Liebetruth Drums (2002-2009)
See also: Toxic Taste, ex-Grailknights, ex-Scorpions, ex-Victory, ex-Thomsen (live), ex-Headcrush, ex-Mousse T.
Past
Hasche Drums (1989)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Jörg Michael Drums (1990)
See also: Heavatar, Headhunter, ex-House of Spirits, ex-Surgeon, ex-Living Death, ex-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Beto Vazquez Infinity, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Kaledon, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Onkel Tom Angelripper, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1998-1999, 2000-2001)
See also: ex-Atlain, King's Tonic, Tri State Corner, ex-Rage, ex-Sub7even
Bernd Aufermann Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: ex-Angel Dust, Odenkirchen
Jan-Sören Eckert Bass (2009)
See also: Grimmark, Iron Savior, ex-Charon, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mydra
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