Stormwarrior

Stormwarrior is a German power metal band that was formed in 1998 by vocalist and guitar player Lars Ramcke and drummer Andre Schumann, adding later in the same year guitarist Scott Bolter and bass player Tim Zienert.[1]: 420  The members of Stormwarrior draw their musical influences from the 80's heavy metal scene including such fellow German bands as Helloween and Running Wild.[2][3]

Stormwarrior
Stormwarrior live@ Börsencrash Festival 2015(Germany)
Stormwarrior live@ Börsencrash Festival 2015(Germany)
Background information
OriginHamburg, Germany
GenresPower metal, speed metal
Years active1998–present
LabelsDockyard 1, Remedy, Massacre
Websitestormwarrior.de
Members
Past members
  • Jaume (Tuno)
  • Jussi Zimmermann
  • Andre Schumann
  • Tim Zienert
  • Gabriel Palermo
  • David Wiczorek
  • Alex Guth
  • Connor Andreszka
  • Hendrik Thiesbrummel
  • Jörg Uken

Their debut full-length album Stormwarrior, released in 2002, and their 2004 follow up Northern Rage were both produced by Kai Hansen of Helloween and Gamma Ray fame who also contributed vocal and guitar performances on some songs. Much of Stormwarrior's lyrical content deals with Viking-related themes.[4]

MembersEdit

CurrentEdit

  • Lars Ramcke - vocals (1998–present), guitars (1998-2005, 2006–present)
  • Björn Daigger - guitars (2015–present)
  • Yenz Leonhardt - bass (2007-2017, 2019–present)
  • Falko Reshöft - drums (2002-2009, 2019–present)

FormerEdit

  • Tim Zienert - bass (1998-2001)
  • Gabriele Palermo - bass (2001-2002)
  • Andre Schumann - drums (1998-2002)
  • Scott Bölter - guitars (1998-2002)
  • Jussi Zimmermann - bass (2002-2007)
  • David Wiczorek - guitars (2003-2006)
  • Alex Guth - guitars (2005-2014)
  • Hendrik Thiesbrummel - drums (2009-2013)
  • Jörg Uken - drums (2013-2018)
  • Connor Andreszka - bass (2017-2018)

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Stormwarrior (2002)
  • Northern Rage (2004)
  • Heading Northe (2008)
  • Heathen Warrior (2011)
  • Thunder & Steele (2014)
  • Norsemen (2019)

Demos / EPsEdit

  • Metal Victory (1998)
  • Barbaric Steel (1999)
  • Possessed by Metal (2001)
  • Spikes and Leather (2002)
  • Heavy Metal Fire (2003)
  • Odens Krigare (2004)

LiveEdit

  • At Foreign Shores (2006)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry (2003). A-Z of Power Metal. London: Cherry Red Books Ltd. ISBN 1-901447-13-8.
  2. ^ "STORMWARRIOR: New Song Available For Streaming". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
  3. ^ "Storm Warrior Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
  4. ^ "Stormwarrior - Heading Northe Review". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2015-12-07.

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