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Also known as Gentry (1978-1981), Second Hell (1981-1982), Iron Fist (1982-1983)

Country: Germany
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1978

1978- Power metal
1978-1987 Speed metal

Line-up

Current members:
1978-  Markus Grosskopf - bass
1983-  Michael Weikath - guitars
1994-  Andreas "Andi" Deris - vocals
2002-  Sascha Gerstner - guitars
2005-  Daniel Löble - drums
Former musicians:
1978-1983  Piet Sielck - guitars
1978-1985  Kai Hansen - guitars, vocals
› 1986-1988  -//- guitars
1978-1993  Ingo Schwichtenberg - drums
1986-1993  Michael Kiske - vocals
1989-2001  Roland Grapow - guitars
1994-2000  Uli Kusch - drums
2001-2002  Mark Cross - drums
2003-2005  Stefan Schwarzmann - drums
Studio musicians:
1997  Jutta Weinhold - backing vocals
1997  Jorn Ellerbrock - keyboards
1997  Christina Hahne - backing vocals
1997  Tommy Hansen - keyboards
1997  Ralf Maurer - backing vocals
2003  Mikkey Dee - drums
2005  Friedel Amon - keyboards
2005  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
› 2012-2013  -//-
2005  Oliver Hartmann - backing vocals
2009  Andreas Becker - guitar
2009  Nippy Noya - percussion
2009-2013  Matthias Ulmer - keyboards, piano
2012-2013  Billy King - backing vocals
Live musicians:
1988-2003  Jorn Ellerbrock - keyboards
1993  Ritchie Abdel Nabi - drums
Guest musicians:
1992  Axel Bergstedt - organ
1992  Stefan Pintev - violin
2005  Candice Night - vocals
2007-2010  Biff Byford - vocals
2009  Albie Donnelly - saxophone
2009  Gero Drnek - accordion
2009  Johan Bringhed - piano
2009  Kalle Karlsson - guitar
2009  Harriet Ohlsson - vocals
2010  Ron Deris - backing vocals
2010  Eberhard Hahn - flute

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1985 | 8.6 Helloween [EP]
1985 | 8.6 Walls Of Jericho
1987 | 8.9 Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part I
1988 | 8.9 Keeper Of The Seven Keys Part II
1991 | 6.5 Pink Bubbles Go Ape
1993 | 5.9 Chameleon
1994 | 8.1 Master Of The Rings
1996 | 8.4 The Time Of The Oath
1998 | 8.2 Better Than Raw
1999 | 6.9 Metal Jukebox
2000 | 8.6 The Dark Ride
2003 | 7.6 Rabbit Don't Come Easy
2005 | 8 Keeper Of The Seven Keys - The Legacy
2007 | 8.1 Gambling With The Devil
2010 | 8.3 7 Sinners
2011 | 8.3 The Sage, The Fool, The Sinner/Bring Them To Light [Split] [EP]
2012 | 8.2 Burning Sun [EP]
2013 | 8 Straight Out Of Hell
2015 | 7.6 My God-Given Right
 
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02.10.2013 Helloween - Gothic Theatre, Englewood, USA - 2 Oct 2013 by D.T. Metal
16.04.2013 Helloween, Gamma Ray - London, England, 16th April 2013 by Baz Anderson
30.01.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise - Day Three - 30th January 2013 by D.T. Metal
28.01.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise - Day One - 28th January 2013 by D.T. Metal
04.08.2011 Wacken Open Air 2011 - Day 1: Thursday by Promonex
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Helloween at 70000 Tons Of Metal 2013 - Pool Deck Stage


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
17.06.2016 Helloween - Cancel Japanese Tour Due To Drummer's Illness
01.12.2015 Helloween - Debut New Music Video
25.08.2015 Helloween - To Tour Indonesia For The Fifth Time
18.08.2015 Helloween - European Tour Dates Announced
07.06.2015 Helloween - New Song Streaming Online
19.05.2015 Helloween - New Video Clip Online
 
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Interviews
10.10.2013 with Michael Weikath
06.12.2010 with Markus Grosskopf
02.10.2003 with Markus Grosskopf [bass]
Articles
11.03.2014 What Is This Speed Metal You Speak Of?
15.10.2013 Helloween - Gothic Theatre, Colorado, USA - 2 Oct 2013
27.04.2013 Helloween, Gamma Ray - London, England, 16th April 2013
09.02.2013 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2013 - Day One
10.01.2008 Helloween, Gamma Ray, Axxis - London, England, 8th January 2008
19.09.2007 Helloween - Gambling With The Devil Premiere

Concerts
20.09.2016 JPN, Hiroshima
21.09.2016 JPN, Osaka
23.09.2016 JPN, Nagoya
26.09.2016 JPN, Tokyo
27.09.2016 JPN, Tokyo

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