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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:
Steamhammer
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 with the same name, featured on their 1978 full-length Killing Machine.

On April 17th, 2009 Kasparek announced that he was bringing Running Wild to an end. The last show was at Wacken Open Air, July 30th, 2009. On October 21, 2011, the official website published ...
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
Ole Hempelmann Bass (2019-present)
See also: ex-Donnerkopf, ex-Talon, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Dreamtide
Michael Wolpers Drums (2019-present)
See also: FB1964, Victory, ex-Herman Frank
Past
Manfred Bünning Pyro-technics
Matthias Kaufmann Bass (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Hasche Drums (1979-1987)
See also: ex-The Gate (live), 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: ex-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, Zillion, ex-X-Wild, Bon Scott, ex-Starchild, ex-Roland Grapow (live), ex-Kickhunter (live)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1987-1988, 1992-1993)
See also: Pänzer, ex-Accept, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-U.D.O., ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Iain Finlay Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Axon-IV, ex-Demon Pact, ex-Entera, ex-Justice, ex-Noise Boys, ex-Opera, ex-Richard Head, ex-Touch
AC Drums (1990-1992)
See also: ex-Lacrimosa
Axel Morgan Guitars (1990-1993)
See also: ex-X-Wild, ex-Savage Circus
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-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-100 Names, 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: Victory, Yargos, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Weinhold, ex-Nektar
Matthias "Metalmachine" Liebetruth Drums (2002-2009)
See also: Toxic Taste, ex-Grailknights, ex-Victory, ex-Thomsen (live), ex-Headcrush, ex-Mousse T.
Past (Live)
Hasche Drums (1989)
See also: ex-The Gate (live), ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Jörg Michael Drums (1990)
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-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-100 Names, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1998-1999, 2000-2001)
See also: Refuge, ex-Atlain, Tri State Corner, ex-Rage, ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Bernd Aufermann Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: Angel Dust, Odenkirchen
Jan-Sören Eckert Bass (2009)
See also: Grimmark, Iron Savior, ex-Charon, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mydra
Ole Hempelmann Bass (2015-2019)
See also: ex-Donnerkopf, ex-Talon, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Dreamtide
Michael Wolpers Drums (2015-2019)
See also: FB1964, Victory, ex-Herman Frank
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
Ole Hempelmann Bass (2019-present)
See also: ex-Donnerkopf, ex-Talon, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Dreamtide
Michael Wolpers Drums (2019-present)
See also: FB1964, Victory, ex-Herman Frank
Manfred Bünning Pyro-technics
Matthias Kaufmann Bass (1979-1982)
See also: ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Hasche Drums (1979-1987)
See also: ex-The Gate (live), 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: ex-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, Zillion, ex-X-Wild, Bon Scott, ex-Starchild, ex-Roland Grapow (live), ex-Kickhunter (live)
Stefan Schwarzmann Drums (1987-1988, 1992-1993)
See also: Pänzer, ex-Accept, ex-Helloween, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Krokus, ex-Paradox, ex-U.D.O., ex-Voice, ex-Cronos Titan, ex-X-Wild, ex-Godiva (live), ex-Born Loosers, ex-Canberra, ex-Die Suicides
Iain Finlay Drums (1988-1989)
See also: ex-Axon-IV, ex-Demon Pact, ex-Entera, ex-Justice, ex-Noise Boys, ex-Opera, ex-Richard Head, ex-Touch
AC Drums (1990-1992)
See also: ex-Lacrimosa
Axel Morgan Guitars (1990-1993)
See also: ex-X-Wild, ex-Savage Circus
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-Avenger, Devil's Train, ex-Axel Rudi Pell, ex-Grave Digger, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-100 Names, 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: Victory, Yargos, ex-Herman Frank, ex-Weinhold, ex-Nektar
Matthias "Metalmachine" Liebetruth Drums (2002-2009)
See also: Toxic Taste, ex-Grailknights, ex-Victory, ex-Thomsen (live), ex-Headcrush, ex-Mousse T.
Past
Hasche Drums (1989)
See also: ex-The Gate (live), ex-Granite Hearts, ex-Grober Unfug
Jörg Michael Drums (1990)
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-Rage, ex-Saxon, ex-Soulslide, ex-Stratovarius, ex-Unleashed Power, ex-Glenmore, ex-X-Mas Project, ex-Living Death, ex-100 Names, ex-Der Riß, ex-Laos (Gudrun Laos)
Chris Efthimiadis Drums (1998-1999, 2000-2001)
See also: Refuge, ex-Atlain, Tri State Corner, ex-Rage, ex-King's Tonic, ex-Sub7even
Bernd Aufermann Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: Angel Dust, Odenkirchen
Jan-Sören Eckert Bass (2009)
See also: Grimmark, Iron Savior, ex-Charon, ex-Masterplan, ex-Mydra
Ole Hempelmann Bass (2015-2019)
See also: ex-Donnerkopf, ex-Talon, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Dreamtide
Michael Wolpers Drums (2015-2019)
See also: FB1964, Victory, ex-Herman Frank
Added by: Kurtrune Modified by: Storm of the Light's Bane
Added on: 2002-07-19 11:35:51 Last modified on: 2019-10-17 23:24:58