HAIL!: Innsbruck Photos Posted Online

Markus Krispler of Sepularmy has uploaded a number of photos of HAIL!'s April 30, 2009 concert at Hafen in Innsbruck, Austria. Check them out at this location.

HAIL! is the new all-star project featuring guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ICED EARTH), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH) and bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH). The group kicked off its short European tour on April 26 at Kytarro in Athens, Greece.

Watch fan-filmed video footage of the performance below.

HAIL!'s setlist for European tour:

* Ace Of Spades (MOTÖRHEAD)
* Territory (SEPULTURA)
* Symphony Of Destruction (MEGADETH)
* Grinder (JUDAS PRIEST)
* Fucking Hostile (PANTERA)
* Walk (PANTERA)
* Neon Knights (BLACK SABBATH)
* Wrathchild (IRON MAIDEN)
* Wheels Of Steel (SAXON)
* Suicide Solution (OZZY OSBOURNE)
* Green Manalishi (JUDAS PRIEST)
* Metal Gods (JUDAS PRIEST)
* Peace Sells (MEGADETH)
* Paranoid (BLACK SABBATH)
* Refuse/Resist (SEPULTURA)
* Whiplash (METALLICA)
* Balls To The Wall (ACCEPT)

Addressing the constant question of why HAIL!'s intention is to play the far-off reaches, Ripper explained, "Our goal is to play everywhere. We want the opportunity to personally say hello and have a beer with every fan on the planet." DeGrasso added, All of us grew up in smaller cities and just because we didn't have the same chance to see our favorite bands play locally doesn't mean it affected our love of music any less — in fact, it made our passion that much stronger. When we did get that chance, it was a special event and we appreciated it that much more. Sure, it costs a lot more money and time to travel to some of these places, but the reward is hopefully making a dream come true and providing an exciting experience that you will never forget. The fans have been super-appreciative of our efforts to play for them, and we will do our best to honor and return the respect they have generously shown to us."

Photo credit: Markus Krispler


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