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RUNNING WILD

RUNNING WILD

RUNNING WILD (1984–PRESENT). Rolf Kasparak (vocals/guitar), Peter Jordan (guitar), Peter Pichl (bass), Matthias “Metalmachine” Liebetruth (drums). Originally from Hamburg, Germany, the speed metal group Running Wild has had a long, if moderately successful, career. Releasing their first album, Gates of Purgatory, in 1984, the band successfully adopted a heavy metal pirate image on release of their third album, Under Jolly Roger, in 1987. The band has stayed active to the present day Read more [...]
RAMMSTEIN

RAMMSTEIN

RAMMSTEIN (1993–PRESENT). Till Linderman (vocals), Paul Landers (guitar), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Christian Lorenz (keyboards), Ollie Reidel (bass/drums). Rammstein are a German industrial/metal band that plays a brutal fascistic form of metallic industrial opera. The band is best known in the United States for their radio hit “Du Hast” (You Hate) on the Sehnsucht album. They combined European techno and dance beats with crunchy guitar and brutal lyrics in German that reflected themes of Read more [...]
Accept

ACCEPT

ACCEPT (1979–97). Udo Dirkschneider (vocals), Wolf Hoffmann (guitars), Jorge Fisher (guitars), Peter Baltes (bass), Stefan Kaufman (drums). Formed in Solingen, Germany, in the early seventies, Accept were the first German metal band after the Scorpions to make a dent in the American and European markets. Featuring the caterwauling vocalist Udo Dirkschneider and the dual-guitar (often harmonizing) assault of guitarists Wolf Hoffmann and Jorge Fisher (on matching Flying V guitars!), as well as bassist Read more [...]