Category: HELLOWEEN

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov-Dec 2017 – Vol.3

V.A. – 0dayrox Advanced Releases Nov-Dec 2017 – Vol.3

This end of the year promises to deliver some stupendous albums, let’s check the newest advanced singles from CD’s to come. British melodic rockers DANTE FOX will be releasing their six album Six String Revolver via AOR Heaven on November 24, 2017. ‘Firing My Heart’ should be the band’s most guitar driven song in years, full of melody and energy....

MASTERPLAN – PumpKings [LTD Digipak +1] (2017)

MASTERPLAN – PumpKings [LTD Digipak +1] (2017)

MASTERPLAN, which features former Helloween guitarist Roland Grapow, will release a new studio album titled “PumpKings” on June 30 via AFM. The effort consists of 2017 reworked versions of Helloween songs from albums that Grapow played on during his time in the legendary German band.This is one of my favorite periods of Helloween, and here we find included three songs...

HANSEN & FRIENDS – Thank You Wacken! [Japanese Edition +1] (2017)

HANSEN & FRIENDS – Thank You Wacken! [Japanese Edition +1] (2017)

German rock/metal legend Kai HANSEN releases the live album “Thank You Wacken!” later this month in Europe but the Japanese Edition just appeared some days ago. This Asian version is of special interest as it features as exclusive bonus track a new version of “Stranger In Time”, the only studio song on the CD. From Helloween to Gamma Ray and...

KAI HANSEN – XXX Three Decades In Metal [Japan LTD Ed. bonus disc Only Kai on Vocals) (2016)

KAI HANSEN – XXX Three Decades In Metal [Japan LTD Ed. bonus disc Only Kai on Vocals) (2016)

The great, new KAI HANSEN album “XXX Three Decades In Metal” (posted here) features some impressive guest vocalists doing duets with him, but there’s also a Deluxe 2-CD version featuring only Hansen vocals on all tracks, something that at places work better and we are able to truly appreciate his incredible pipes.This Japanese limited release of “XXX Three Decades In...

GAMMA RAY – Heading For Tomorrow [Remastered & Expanded 2 CD] (2015)

* “Heading For Tomorrow” was the debut album by the legendary German metallers band GAMMA RAY. It was intended to be the first solo album of Helloween’s guitarist, vocalist and primary songwriter Kai Hansen after he left the band, but he re-named the project as Gamma Ray.Now “Heading For Tomorrow” reached its 25 Anniversary, and Hansen is celebrating the event...

HELLOWEEN – My God-Given Right [3D Deluxe Earbook Bonus CD] (2015)

HELLOWEEN – My God-Given Right [3D Deluxe Earbook Bonus CD] (2015)

* HELLOWEEN‘s new album “My God-Given Right” has been released on various formats. One of these it’s this awesome “3D Deluxe Earbook” featuring a bonus CD. Exclusively available at the Nuclear Blast Records mailorder this special edition with 3D cover (28x28cm) includes an extra CD with 4 bonus tracks. Strictly limited to 1000 units. CD 2 (Bonus):01. I Wish I...

HELLOWEEN – My God-Given Right [Japan SHM-CD Limited Edition] (2015)

* exclusive One of my youth’s favorite bands, German wonders HELLOWEEN, are back with their 15th album “My God-Given Right“. Helloween are celebrating 30 years together in June… it seems it was just yesterday that we were blasting The Keeper of Seven Keys on cassette. It was the beginning of power/speed metal, some kind of Scorpions on steroids and it...

HELLOWEEN – Battle’s Won (2015)

HELLOWEEN – Battle’s Won (2015)

* One of the most influential and internationally successful acts of the global metal scene, Germans HELLOWEEN celebrates their 30th anniversary with the release of their 15th studio album ‘My God-Given Right’, due out on June 1.On April 17th, HELLOWEEN will release the hymn “Battle’s Won”, which is the first single off of the album. A limited quantity of the...

HELLOWEEN – Straight Out Of Hell [Premium Edition] (2013)

the REAL one * One of the greatest and legendary European metal bands are kicking off 2013 with studio album fourteen and will certainly set the standards pretty high for the rest of the year. I am talking about Germans HELLOWEEN and their brand new album “Straight Out Of Hell”. I’ve been partial to a little bit of Helloween in...