Kai Hansen Touring With Avantasia

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Not that new, but still interesting for you and taken from the Official Avantasia Website:
tobi_kai_avantasiaIn November the all-star ensemble Avantasia will embark on their first worldwide indoor arena tour ever and write a new chapter in Heavy Metal history. Kicking off in Pratteln, Switzerland on November 30th the all-star project will set off on a three-week-journey to bring the prestigious Metal Opera event to three different continents around the planet.

Featuring some of Hard Rock and Metal's best vocalists of all times, such as Jorn Lande (Masterplan), Bob Catley (Magnum), Amanda Somerville, Oliver Hartmann and former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske, another star has now been confirmed to be part of the travelling "Metal Opera"; a semi-god in Asia, Mister

Gamma Ray joins "70.000 Tons Of Metal" Cruise

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70.000 Tons Of Metal"Deadly Radiation in Hamburg, Germany: GAMMA RAY!
News from one of our scouting parties in Germany: They made their way up North. When they passed through the city of Hanover, a young female fronted band by the name of CRIPPER caught their attention. They proceeded further north to the city of Hamburg where they got almost hit by a deadly ray: GAMMA RAY" (news taken from "70.000 Tons Of Metal" website)

So Gamma Ray are confirmed for the awesome metal cruise "70.000 Tons Of Metal" 24th - 27th January 2011.
Link & tickets: HTTPS://

North America Tourdates

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Gamma Ray will do five shows at the start of 2011 in North America. These will be the only dates the band play in North America all year. Tickets are on sale through
As a special bonus, the band will offer VIP meet & greet tickets which give the fan entrance to the venue 1 hour before doors and a special meet & greet with Gamma Ray. It has now been confirmed by the band and management that it can take place.

Two more festival dates confirmed

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Fezen_Festival2010_smallGamma Ray has been confirmed for two more festivals this year and and the detailed dates of the other festivals are confirmed, too.

10.09.2010 - (HU): "Fezen" Festival (Link)
02.10.2010 - (ES): Indoor Festival (Link TBA)

See more festival dates below or check: Tour

Update on Henjo, replacement named for a few shows

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Henjo's eye surgery went better than expected. Nevertheless Henjo cannot play the shows in Lichtenfels, Prag, Langen and Saarbrücken. The band decided to engage guitar player Kasperi Heikkinen from Finland again to play the four shows mentioned above. Kasperi already replaced Henjo for a few shows in 2006.

Shows Saarbrücken & Langen moved

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Due to a Retina-Detachment, Henjo had to go to hospital yesterday and will undergo surgery today.
Therefore the shows in Saarbrücken and Langen will NOT take place as planned. The show in Langen will be moved to the following Monday the 22nd of march. Saarbrücken will be on tuesday the 23rd of March.

The shows in Lichtenfels and Prague will happen as planned.

Gamma Ray at Masters Of Rock

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"Favourites of the crowd, German melodic metallists GAMMA RAY have just confirmed they are going to join us at Masters of Rock 2010! You´ve got this exclusive chance to enjoy their speedmetal tempest which fits to the festival atmosphere so damn well. Their gig in March is totally sold-out so this is the next opportunity to behold this always well-tuned band live at Masters!"

Prag show sold-out

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We just got the following information: "Yesterday we stopped selling tickets for Gamma Ray. We sold out show - 1500 sold tickets." Thanks to you all and see you in Prague!!!

The new Gamma Ray opus entitled "To The Metal!" will soon be finished

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Release Date: January, 29th 2010

To The Metal! will be released via earMUSIC. EarMUSIC is a project of Edel.
The new Gamma Ray offering is thoroughbred and classy, fast-paced and deep, and holds a few surprises in store which distinguish the band from the mass of acts who try their hand at similar styles and sounds.

”To The Metal!“ - release

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The new Gamma Ray Album "To The Metal" will be released on January 29th, 2010 by "ear MUSIC" (a project of "Edel")!

Next studio album

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Gamma Ray has started working on new Material for the next studioalbum, which is planed to be released in late autumn. Next Tour will probably start in November. See Ya!!!

Youtube channel online

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The official YouTube channel "gammarayorg" startet today. We uploaded all official videos and we hope to provide you interesting Gamma Ray videos in the future. Stay tuned!!

North American tourdates

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Helloween and Gamma Ray will embark on the North American leg of the "Hellish Rock Tour 2008" in September / October.

LOTF II on vinyl

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On April, 21st 2008, Gamma Ray's latest album Land Of The Free II will be released worldwide as a double-gatefold vinyl special-edition.

SPV-TV meets Gamma Ray

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Sir Jay and Kai Hansen hold no punches discussing metal history and the new album "Land Of The Free II" How....find out.....go to!

Gamma Ray title-stories

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The latest issues of the german heavy rock magazines Breakout (6/07) and Heavy (12/07) are featuring Gamma Ray in form of a split title story together with Helloween.

LOTF II entered charts

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Gamma Ray's latest album "Land Of The Free II" entered the charts in

Germany on position 54,
in Sweden on position 57 and
in Norway on position 98.

Thanx a lot to everybody for the big support!