German power metallers GAMMA RAY
are currently working on a new studio album, due later in the year via earMUSIC
, the Hamburg, Germany-based international rock label which is part of Edel Group
A new photo from the studio, taken this past weekend and posted on the earMUSIC Facebook
page, can be seen below.GAMMA RAY
released "Skeletons & Majesties Live"
on double CD, Blu-ray and DVD in Europe on November 30, 2012 and in North America on December 4, 2012 through via Eagle Rock
imprint Armoury Records
. The set features footage of the band's April 29, 2011 performance at the legendary Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland."Skeletons & Majesties Live"
has a playing time of two hours and is a tour de force through the band's history so far, including lots of hits and classics, but also tracks which were undeservedly under-represented to date.
The release of "Skeletons & Majesties Live"
marked the beginning of an eventful 2013 for GAMMA RAY
: after Hansen
stayed true to his word and spent 2012 concentrating mainly on his second band, UNISONIC
, he and his three colleagues Henjo Richter
(guitar), Dirk Schlächter
(bass) and new addition Michael Ehré
drummer has replaced Daniel Zimmermann
, who left the GAMMA RAY
fold on friendly terms) are now focusing exclusively on GAMMA RAY
again. A co-headlining tour with HELLOWEEN
has been scheduled for February and will also mark the arrival of the new GAMMA RAY