Register Login. Follow us: twitter facebook rss. Share this site: more. Sites in the MAC network: Progarchives. Founded in by Kai Hansen in Hamburg, Germany after leaving Helloween, Gamma Ray borrowed straight from the Helloween classics, and continued to pioneer Hansen's style of power metal. After four years with Helloween, Kai Hansen decided to leave the band at the height of their career.
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Let's face the facts, people. Back in those days, Gamma Ray wasn't the powerhouse it is today. While the potential was obviously showing through, the songwriting, in most cases, just wasn't there.
There were some diamonds among the rough, sure; One of them being the energetic, inspirational Heaven Can Wait, which was a great song to start with, and is made even better with this re-recording.
Insanely catchy, that's for sure. However, other than Kai's vocal performance, which is much better than Ralf's, very little can change the fact that these are still the songs with great musicianship, but a low quality of songwriting. Who knows, maybe this stuff will grow on me someday I still like One With The World, though. Decently catchy and with a nice message in the lyrics. Disk two breakdown: This is, in my opinion, definitely the better of the two disks. Right as you hit "play" and look at the tracklisting, you notice that three awesome songs from Land Of The Free, which already had Kai on vocals, which are Rebellion In Dreamland, Man On A Mission and the title track, have been re-recorded.
Well, I'm sure some fans were skeptical at first I wasn't, seeing as though this was my first GR venture Rebellion In Dreamland in particular has outstanding drumming; All sorts of fills that weren't in the original version are put in here.
For Man On A Mission, things remain mostly unchanged Although I think the chorus choir is a little too high in the mix, and I prefer the original version of that. As for Land Of The Free Wednesday 25 March Thursday 26 March Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 April Friday 3 April Saturday 4 April Sunday 5 April Monday 6 April Tuesday 7 April Wednesday 8 April Thursday 9 April Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 MayFind many great new & used options and get the best deals for Blast from the Past by Gamma Ray (CD, Aug, Sanctuary) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!