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Release date: 26 February 1990
Style: Power metal


8.1 | 303 votes


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01. Welcome
02. Lust For Life
03. Heaven Can Wait
04. Space Eater
05. Money
06. The Silence
07. Hold Your Ground
08. Free Time
09. Heading For Tomorrow
10. Look At Yourself [Uriah Heep cover]
11. Mr. Outlaw [Japanese / 2002 Digipack bonus]
12. Lonesome Stranger [2002 Digipack bonus]
13. Sail On [2002 Digipack bonus]

Lyrics (11)

Kai Hansen - guitars
Ralf Scheepers - vocals
Mathias Burchard - drums
Uwe Wessel - bass

Additional info
Recorded & Mixed at: Horus Sound Studio Hannover
Produced by: Kai Hansen
Engineered by: Ralf Krause
Second Engineer: Piet Sielck
Mixed by: Tommy Newton
Photography by: Jörg Blank

Guest review by

Heading for Tomorrow - The real Keeper of the Seven Keys Part III

As we all know Kai Hansen left Helloween after the Keeper II because of different reasons. One of them was that the other members wanted to play music with less metal influences, which resulted in Pink Bubbles and Chameleon. Kai wanted to keep on with the metal, and therefore left Helloween to found his own band.

published 06.08.2006 | Comments (6)

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Baz Anderson - 12.07.2011 at 01:23  
  Been really into this album recently... not listened to Gamma Ray in such a long time, and they used to be one of my top top top bands...
RavenKing - 28.07.2011 at 05:19  
  This album is by far the best of Scheepers-era Gamma Ray.
TrueMetalOfSteel - 11.11.2015 at 17:15  
Rating: 7 Just barely a good album, many weak songs here. In contrast there's a couple of great tracks such as "Silence" and "Heading For Tomorrow" and ok songs like "Lust For Life" and "Hold Your Ground". The album definitely doesn't go to the favorite Gamma Ray albums category, but does work for occasional listens.
Bad English - 09.04.2016 at 15:18  
  I never could get into this one, maybe few songs and now I know why... many todays bands delivers better music, well in this case still as opening album it has better menaing and still better as later, but still I cant rate it high. Heaven Can Wait is only stand out song
Azarath - 11.04.2016 at 20:34  
Rating: 8 So where will the children go?

Tomorrow, I mean.
anathema_1977 - 16.10.2016 at 01:48  
Rating: 9 A very good album. Best GR, together with LOTF, for me.
It has it weak points, that is right, but alone for the epic, outstanding title track, and Heaven can wait this album is a classic of German Power Metal.

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