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Tankard

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Frankfurt am Main, Hesse
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Alcoholism, Society, Life, Anti-Fascism, Anti-Racism
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1982 (as Avenger), 1982-1983 (as Vortex), 1983-present
At first, they were known under the names Avenger and Vortex before settling with Tankard in 1983. The band chose their name after looking through a dictionary and seeing a word defined as "beer mug."

In the early days of the band, Gerre used to play bass and Frank Thorwarth was the singer. Later, they switched their roles.

In 1994 the band created a side-project called Tankwart (German for ...
Current
Frank Thorwarth Bass (1982-present), Vocals (1982)
See also: ex-Tankwart
Gerre Bass (1982), Vocals (1982-present)
See also: ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Tankwart
Olaf Zissel Drums (1994-present)
See also: ex-Autopsia, ex-Killrays, ex-M├Ąthrasher, ex-Tankwart
Andy Gutjahr Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Lightmare, ex-Creed, ex-Seventh Avenue, ex-Treasure Seeker
Past
Oliver Werner Drums (1982-1989)
See also: ex-Chased Crime, ex-Darkstar
Bernhard Rapprich Guitars (1982)
Andy Boulgaropoulos Guitars (1982-1998)
See also: ex-Tankwart
Axel Katzmann Guitars (1982-1995)
See also: ex-Nemesis, ex-Tankwart
Arnulf Tunn Drums (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Nemesis
Frank Thorwarth Bass (1982-present), Vocals (1982)
See also: ex-Tankwart
Gerre Bass (1982), Vocals (1982-present)
See also: ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Tankwart
Olaf Zissel Drums (1994-present)
See also: ex-Autopsia, ex-Killrays, ex-M├Ąthrasher, ex-Tankwart
Andy Gutjahr Guitars (1998-present)
See also: Lightmare, ex-Creed, ex-Seventh Avenue, ex-Treasure Seeker
Oliver Werner Drums (1982-1989)
See also: ex-Chased Crime, ex-Darkstar
Bernhard Rapprich Guitars (1982)
Andy Boulgaropoulos Guitars (1982-1998)
See also: ex-Tankwart
Axel Katzmann Guitars (1982-1995)
See also: ex-Nemesis, ex-Tankwart
Arnulf Tunn Drums (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Nemesis
Added by: Bringer_of_Torture Modified by: windOfHerMisfortune
Added on: 2002-07-21 03:52:32 Last modified on: 2014-07-28 16:59:04
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