Artist Name
Helloween
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Album Releases

My God-Given Right (2015)
Battle's Won (2015)
Straight out of Hell (2013)
Burning Sun (2012)
Nabataea (2012)
7 Sinners (2010)
Are You Metal? (2010)
Unarmed - Best of 25th Anniversary (2009)
Gambling With the Devil (2007)
Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy: Wo (2007)
As Long as I Fall (2007)
Light the Universe (2006)
Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy (2005)
Mrs. God (2005)
Rabbit Don't Come Easy (2003)
Just a Little Sign (2003)
Buried Treasure (2002)
Treasure Chest (2002)
The Dark Ride (2000)
If I Could Fly (2000)
Mr. Torture (2000)
Metal Jukebox (1999)
Lay All Your Love on Me (1999)
Better Than Raw (1998)
Karaoke Remix, Volume 1 (1998)
Karaoke Remix, Volume 2 (1998)
Pumpkin Box (1998)
Hey Lord! (1998)
I Can (1998)
The Time of the Oath (1996)
High Live (1996)
The Time of the Oath (1996)
Power (1996)
Forever and One (Neverland) (1996)
Master of the Rings (1994)
Where the Rain Grows (1994)
Mr Ego (Take Me Down) EP (1994)
Perfect Gentleman (1994)
Sole Survivor (1994)
Chameleon (1993)
Keeper of the Seven Keys, Parts 1 & 2 (1993)
When the Sinner (1993)
Windmill (1993)
Step Out of Hell (1993)
I Don't Wanna Cry No More (1993)
Number One (1992)
Pink Bubbles Go Ape (1991)
The Best, The Rest, The Rare (1991)
Kids of the Century (1991)
Live in the U.K. (1989)
Keepers Live (1989)
Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part II (1988)
Monsters Fly Free (1988)
Dr. Stein (1988)
I Want Out (1988)
Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part I (1987)
Future World (1987)
Walls of Jericho (1985)
Judas (1985)
Helloween (1985)
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Members
5 Male

Origin
Hamburg, Germany

Genre
Power Metal

Style
Metal

Mood
Happy

Active
1984 to Present...

Record Label

Nuclear Blast



Alternate Name
econd Hell

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Upcoming Live Shows
Planet.tt Bank Austria Halle Gasometer, Austria, Vienna (27/Sep/2020)
Samsung Hall, Switzerland, Zürich (29/Sep/2020)
Hanns-Martin-Schleyerhalle, Germany, Stuttgart (02/Oct/2020)
Manchester Academy, UK, Manchester (04/Oct/2020)
O2 Academy Brixton, UK, Brixton (05/Oct/2020)

Artist Biography
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Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984. The band was a pioneering force in the power metal subgenres and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 1 and Pt. 2, are considered masterpieces of the genre. Twelve musicians have been a part of the band's line-up in its history, which has consisted of singer Andi Deris, guitarists Michael Weikath and Sascha Gerstner, bass guitarist Markus Grosskopf, and drummer Daniel Löble since 2005.

Helloween was formed in 1984 by members of bands Iron Fist, Gentry, and Powerfool. Its first line-up consisted of Weikath, Grosskopf, singer and guitarist Kai Hansen and drummer Ingo Schwichtenberg. After the release of a self-titled EP and a first album in 1985, it expanded into a quintet when singer Michael Kiske joined, with Hansen only acting as guitarist. Under this line-up, they released the Keeper of the Seven Keys albums (1987 and 1988), which established Helloween as a notable heavy metal band and led to the creation of the power metal subgenre. However, Hansen left the band quickly after the release of Pt. 2 and was replaced by Roland Grapow. He then created the band Gamma Ray.

Helloween's first two albums without Hansen, Pink Bubbles Go Ape (1991) and Chameleon (1993), were commercial and critical failures, which created tensions between band members and led to the firing of Schwichtenberg and the departure of Kiske. They were replaced by Uli Kusch and Deris respectively. The albums released under this line-up (the longest in the band's history), consisting of Master of the Rings (1994), The Time of the Oath (1996), Better Than Raw (1998) and The Dark Ride (2000), received a warm reception from both fans and critics, gradually establishing Helloween as a successful band again.

However, tensions following the release of The Dark Ride led to the dismissals of both Grapow and Kusch, who then went on to found Masterplan together. Grapow was replaced by Gerstner, but the attempts to find a new drummer were chaotic and no band member was credited for drums on the album Rabbit Don't Come Easy (2003). The band finally found a stable drummer in the person of Löble in 2005. Under this new and current line-up, the second longest in its history, the band has released three successful studio albums: Keeper of the Seven Keys: The Legacy (2005), Gambling with the Devil (2007), and 7 Sinners (2010), with all members except Löble contributing to the songwriting. A new album, Straight Out of Hell, was released in january of 2013.

Since its creation, Helloween has released thirteen studio albums, three live albums, three EPs, and twenty-six singles, and has sold more than five million copies worldwide.


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