GAMMA RAY Guitarist/Keyboardist To Undergo Surgery

Due to a "retinal detachment," GAMMA RAY guitarist/keyboardist Henjo Richter has been hospitalized and will undergo surgery today (March 16).

A retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue.

In other news, the GAMMA RAY shows in Saarbrücken, Germany and Langen, Germany have been rescheduled. The show in Langen at Stadthalle has been moved to March 22 while the Saarbrücken concert at Garage will now be held on March 23.

For a list of upcoming GAMMA RAY shows, go to this location.

"To The Metal", the new album from GAMMA RAY, is being released in North America on March 16 via a new deal between DisManic Distribution and Knife Fight Media.

GAMMA RAYKai Hansen (vocals/guitar), Dirk Schlächter (bass), Henjo Richter (guitar) and Daniel Zimmermann (drums) — recorded a total of twelve new songs last fall at its own studio in Hamburg. Ten of the tracks appear on the regular album release, while the remaining two cuts are available on various editions of the album.


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