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Dirk Schlächter

Dirk Schlächter

Real/full name:
Dirk Schlächter
Age:
56 (born Feb 15th, 1965)
Place of origin:
Germany (Bad Nauheim, Hesse)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Dirk Schlächter is the only person other than Kai Hansen to appear on every album by Gamma Ray. Though he only officially joined the band for their second album, he played bass on two songs on the debut as a guest musician.

Avalanch

Bass (2018-present)

2019 The Oracle (Single) Bass
2019 El oráculo (Single) Bass
2019 The Secret Bass
2019 El secreto Bass

Gamma Ray

Guitars, Keyboards (1990-1997), Bass (1997-present)

1990 Space Eater / The Silence (Single) Guitars
1990 Heaven Can Wait (Single) Guitars
1990 Heaven Can Wait / Mr. Outlaw (Single) Guitars
1990 Kerrang! Plastic Explosive (Split) Guitars
1990 Heaven Can Wait (EP) Guitars
1990 Who Do You Think You Are? (Single) Guitars
1990 Heading for the East (Video) Guitars
1991 Sigh No More (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
1991 One With The World (Single) Guitars
1991 Sigh No More Guitars, Vocals (backing), Lyrics (track 5), Songwriting (tracks 1, 5)
1993 Power of Metal (Split video) Guitars, Vocals
1993 Future Madhouse (Single) Guitars, Keyboards
1993 Insanity and Genius Vocals (lead) (track 9), Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 9, 10), Vocals (backing), Songwriting (tracks 8-11), Keyboards
1993 Lust for Live (Video) Guitars
1994 Power of Metal (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1995 Rebellion in Dreamland (Single) Guitars
1995 Land of the Free Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (track 7), Lyrics (track 7)
1996 Silent Miracles (EP) Guitars, Keyboards
1996 Alive '95 (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1997 Valley of the Kings (Single) Bass
1997 Somewhere Out in Space Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1, 6, 8, 11, 13, 14)
1999 Power Plant Bass, Songwriting (track 10), Lyrics (track 10)
2000 Blast from the Past (Compilation) Bass
2001 Heaven or Hell (Single) Bass
2001 No World Order! Bass
2003 Skeletons in the Closet (Live album) Bass, Vocals (backing)
2005 Majestic Bass
2007 Land of the Free II Bass, Vocals (backing), Songwriting (track 9), Lyrics (track 9)
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome - Live in Montreal (Live album) Bass
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome - Live in Montreal (Video) Bass
2009 Wacken Open Air 2009 (Video) Bass
2010 To the Metal! (Single) Bass
2010 To the Metal! Bass, Vocals (additional) (track 10), Songwriting (tracks 7, 10), Lyrics (tracks 7, 10)
2011 Skeletons & Majesties (EP) Bass
2012 Skeletons & Majesties Live (Live album) Bass
2012 Skeletons & Majesties Live (Video) Bass
2013 Master of Confusion (EP) Bass
2014 Someday / Demonseed (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2014 Empire of the Undead Bass, Vocals (choirs), Songwriting (tracks 7, 8), Lyrics (track 7)
2014 Avalon (Single) Bass, Vocals (choirs)
2014 Time for Deliverance (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2014 Pale Rider (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2014 I Will Return (Single) Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2015 The Best Of (Compilation) Guitars (CD1 track 5; CD2 tracks 3-5, 11), Bass (CD1 tracks 1-4, 6-12; CD2 tracks 1, 2, 6-10, 12, 13)
2015 Heading for the East (Live album) Guitars
2016 Lust for Live (Live album) Guitars
2021 Land of the Free (live) (Single) Bass
2021 Lust for Life feat. Ralf Scheepers (Single) Bass
2021 30 Years Live Anniversary (Live album) Bass
(show all)

Neopera

Bass (2010-2020)

2013 The Marvel of Chimera (Single) Bass
2014 Destined Ways Bass
2020 In Memoriam (EP) Bass

Freedom Call

Keyboards

Amadeüs

2021 El dolor fantasma (Single) Bass

Angra

1993 Angels Cry Guitars (lead) (track 6)
1998 Angels Cry / Holy Land (Compilation) Guitars (lead) (track 6)

Black Hawk

2010 Straight to Hell Vocals (backing)

Brainstorm

2000 Ambiguity Vocals (additional)

Detraktor

2018 Size Matters (EP) Bass

Flashback of Anger

2009 Splinters of Life Vocals (choirs) (track 11)

Freedom Call

1999 Taragon (EP) Vocals (choirs)

Gamma Ray

1990 Heading for Tomorrow Bass (track 5), Bass (additional) (track 6)

Heavens Gate

1992 Hell for Sale! Guitars (track 7)

In Arkadia

2010 Wasteland Chronicles Vocals (choirs)

Lanzer

1995 Under a Different Sun Guitars, Keyboards

Stormwarrior

2002 Stormwarrior Guitars (lead) (track 7)
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Guitars (lead) (track 5)

Avantasia

2001 The Metal Opera Engineering (additional)
2002 The Metal Opera Pt. II Engineering (additional)

Black Hawk

2010 Straight to Hell Engineering, Mixing, Mastering

Black Sun

2011 Dance of Elders Mastering

Brainstorm

1998 Unholy Engineering
2000 Ambiguity Producer, Engineering

Coldseed

2006 Nothing but a Loser (Single) Mixing
2006 Completion Makes the Tragedy Mixing, Editing

Detraktor

2018 Size Matters (EP) Producer, Recording, Engineering

Exciss

1993 Hardrock (Demo) Recording, Mixing

Flashback of Anger

2009 Splinters of Life Producer, Recording, Mixing, Mastering

Freedom Call

2002 Eternity Engineering (drums)
2005 The Circle of Life Engineering (drums)

Gamma Ray

1993 Future Madhouse (Single) Producer
1993 Insanity and Genius Engineering, Producer
1995 Rebellion in Dreamland (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1995 Land of the Free Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1996 Silent Miracles (EP) Producer
1996 Alive '95 (Live album) Producer, Mixing
1997 Valley of the Kings (Single) Producer
1997 Somewhere Out in Space Producer, Mixing
1997 The Karaoke Album (Compilation) Producer
1999 Power Plant Producer
2000 Blast from the Past (Compilation) Engineering, Producer (as "Dirk Schächter")
2001 Heaven or Hell (Single) Producing
2001 No World Order! Producer, Engineering
2003 Skeletons in the Closet (Live album) Engineering (assistant), Mixing, Mastering
2005 Majestic Producer
2007 Land of the Free II Producer, Engineering
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome - Live in Montreal (Live album) Mastering
2008 Hell Yeah!!! The Awesome Foursome - Live in Montreal (Video) Mastering
2010 To the Metal! Producer, Recording, Mixing, Mastering
2011 Skeletons & Majesties (EP) Producer
2013 Master of Confusion (EP) Recording, Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
2014 Empire of the Undead Co-producer, Recording
2014 Avalon (Single) Co-producer, Recording
2021 30 Years Live Anniversary (Live album) Mixing, Mastering
(show all)

HammerFall

1999 I Want Out (Single) Producer (tracks 1, 3)
2000 I Want Out / Hunting High and Low (Split) Producer (tracks 1, 3)
2008 Masterpieces (Compilation) Recording, Mixing (tracks 5-7)

Iron Savior

1998 Coming Home (Single) Recording (Track 3)

Lanzer

1995 Under a Different Sun Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Magician

2008 Tales of the Magician Mixing, Mastering

Neopera

2014 Destined Ways Recording (rhythm guitars, bass, choirs)

Paragon

1999 Chalice of Steel Recording (Track 1)

Stormwarrior

2002 Stormwarrior Recording, Engineering, Mixing
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Engineering
2003 Heavy Metal Fire (EP) Recording (tracks 5, 6), Mixing (tracks 5, 6)
2006 At Foreign Shores - Live in Japan (Live album) Mastering
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Added on: 2011-04-09 11:43:47 Last modified on: 2021-10-14 15:49:29
 
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