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PRIMAL FEAR – Ralf Scheepers

December 31st, 2007

Ralf Scheepers is known for his fantastic voice and its marvelous capacity and above all being the charismatic frontman of Primal Fear. Even though Ralf has gained a lot of attention and respect via Primal Fear, the man has a legacy from the heyday of the 80’s metal. As widely known Scheepers became well known as the frontman for Gamma Ray in the early 90’s. Before teaming up with Kai Hansen to pursue Gamma Ray, Scheepers used to front an obscure trad metal outfit called Tyran’ Pace and released three albums between 1984 and 1986. After quitting the band, he started collaborating more and more with Kai Hansen and working on his new band project after Hansen’s successful Helloween era. The beginning wasn’t that easy for a new band. Through those rough years of Heavy and trad metal, Gamma Ray with Ralf struggled and released three albums having turned out milestones of the whole of of power metal. However INSANITY AND GENIUS was the last album featuring Ralf Scheepers on the mic. New challenges were waiting as Judas Priest showed their interest toward Scheepers. Ralf had sung in a Priest cover band for years. Even though Tim “Ripper” Owens was chosen for the job with Judas Priest, Scheepers teamed up with Matt Sinner to pursue their common interest in Primal Fear. After ten years and seven albums, Primal Fear entered Helsinki as a co-headliner with U.D.O and Ralf sat down with us to talk about several issues. Above all Primal Fear’s new album and new record label were the priority issues of the interview. Of course it was obvious to take a glance at Ralf’s past and ask Randy Black a few questions about Annihilator.  Enjoy… Metal Is Forever !!!!!

 

INTERVIEW AND PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ AND ARTO LEHTINEN

Transcription by Duke

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Primal Fear – New Religion Europe Tour, at The Rock Copenhagen, Denmark 2007

November 23rd, 2007

Primal Fear
New Religion European Tour
The Rock
Copenhagen
Denmark
14/11  2007

Review and photos by Anders Sandvall

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Mat Sinner from Primal Fear

February 28th, 2006

Before the show in Lund Sweden I met up with mastermind and bandleader Mat Sinner from Primal Fear and we talked about Primal Fear among other things. We did the interview in the tourbus and I must say that Mat are one of the kindest stars I met so far and he kindly answered the questions I had during the limited time that I got.

Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall

Pics on Mat by: Anders Sandvall
Live pics taken from Anders Sandvall’s archives

Thanks to Hobbe at Sound Pollution for arranging this interview and providing me with promo pics.

Thanks to tour manager Achim Köhler for all the help at the show.

 

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Primal Fear live at Mejeriet in Lund Sweden 2005

January 23rd, 2006

Primal Fear
Seven Seals Tour – Support to Helloween
Mejeriet
Lund
Sweden
2/12 – 2005

By: Anders Sandvall

Pictures by: Anders Sandvall

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Tuska Open Air Metal Festival 2005 – Helsinki Finland

August 28th, 2005

The Central Park Of Kaisaniemi ? Helsinki ? Finland
15th ? 17th of July 2005


Pics and reviews by Metal-Rules.com team Finland

What happens in the middle of July in the central park of the summer city of Helsinki every year? Well, what a easy question, the annual Tuska Open Air Metal festival takes place every year at that time. It pulls in over 33.000 metal hearts of all ages and all kinds of persons to spend an unforgettable metallic feast in the heart of Helsinki. As it is said The Gods made heavy metal which has turned out be nothing but right in every aspect as the weather was extremely warm and hot during the whole weekend apart from a few darker clouds having gathered around the area when Dimmu Borgir stepped on the stage and in general the atmosphere was peaceful and bigger problems managed to be avoided, thanks to the common metal spirit of the Finnish die hard metal freaks.

The bill of 2005 didn?t offer any offer so-called any big selling names like Nightwish being one of the headlining acts at Tuska last year, but instead a variety of different metal genres were at present ranging from a hyper-blasting grindcore to a more melancholic Finnish mainstream rock. Having a large range of metal proves Tuska is not limited to one certain metal category as everyone had something to feel, taste and see during the three long days.

The Tuska Open Air festival has reached and gained a lot of positive attention amongst the metal people around the world. There were people having arrived from Russia, Estonia, Sweden, all around Europe and even from some Far East countries. Despite not having a big name, the metal festival was totally sold out and even a few hundred leftover tickets for Friday were sold after all.

As usual it has turned out to be an annual mandatory tradition for having an article of the Tuska festival in Metal-Rules.Com, therefore the Finnish Metal-Rules.Com pain squad spent the whole weekend testifying several acts in action and tried to feel the spirit of Heavy Metal and enjoy the pleasure of the flesh as well during the three insane long days in the beautiful central park of Kaisaniemi and in the heart of Helsinki with several friends as well as everlasting enemies. Enjoy?

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Primal Fear?The SEVEN SEALS Early Listening Party

May 26th, 2005

The SEVEN SEALS Early Listening Party

Report & Photos By Lord of The Wasteland & Tanay Ulgen

**Other pics from PrimalFear.de


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