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Also known as Digger (1987)

Country: Germany
Label: Napalm Records

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Formed in: 1980
Broke up: 1987-1991

1980- Heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1980-  Chris Boltendahl - vocals
1996-  Stefan Arnold - drums
1997-  Jens Becker - bass
2010-  Axel Ritt - guitars
2015-  Marcus Kniep - keyboards
Former musicians:
1980  Lutz Schmelzer - drums
1980-1986  Peter Masson - guitars
1981-1983  Philip Seibel - drums
1983  Martin Gerlitzki - bass
1983-1985  Willi Lackmann - bass
1983-1986  Albert Eckardt - drums
1986  C.F. Brank - bass
1987-2000  Uwe Lulis - guitars
1991-1993  Peter Breitenbach - drums
1991-1997  Tomi Göttlich - bass
1993-1994  Jörg Michael - drums
1994-1995  Frank Ullrich - drums
1998-2014  Hans Peter Katzenburg - keyboards
2001-2009  Manni Schmidt - guitars
2007-2009  Thilo Hermann - guitars
Studio musicians:
1985  René ''T-Bone'' Teichgräber - bass
1986  Michael Flechsig - backing vocals
1993  Billy King - backing vocals
1993  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
› 1998  -//-
1995  Rudy Kronenberger - keyboards
1995  Michael Seifert - backing vocals
1995  Peter Diersmann - backing vocals
1996-1998  Scott Cochrane - bagpipes
1998-2014  Thomas "Hacky" Hackmann - backing vocals
1999  Eric "Fish" Hecht - bagpipes
1999  Michael "Bodenski" Boden - drehleier
2001-2003  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
2012  Ross Thompson - backing vocals
2012  Stefan Schmidt - backing vocals
2014  Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann - backing vocals
2014  Frank Konrad - backing vocals
Live musicians:
2009  Axel Ritt - guitars
Guest musicians:
1984  Dietmar Dillhardt - keyboards
1993  Piet Sielck - guitars, keyboards
› 1998-1999  -//- backing vocals
1996  Hansi Kürsch - backing vocals
› 1999  -//-
› 2011  -//- vocals
1996  Hans Peter Katzenburg - keyboards
2003  Michael "Das Letzte Einhorn" Rhein - vocals
› 2012  -//-
2009  Veronica Freeman - vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1984 | 7.7 Heavy Metal Breakdown
1984 | 7.4 Shoot Her Down [EP]
1985 | 7 Witch Hunter
1986 | 7 War Games
1993 | 8.3 The Reaper
1994 | 8.2 Symphony Of Death [EP]
1995 | 8.4 Heart Of Darkness
1996 | 8.6 Tunes Of War
1997 | 8 In The Dark Of The Sun [EP]
1998 | 8.4 Knights Of The Cross
1999 | 8.6 Excalibur
2001 | 8.5 The Grave Digger
2003 | 8.1 Rheingold
2005 | 7.8 The Last Supper
2006 | 7 Yesterday [EP]
2007 | 7.2 Liberty Or Death
2008 | 7.9 Pray [EP]
2009 | 7.9 Ballads Of A Hangman
2010 | 7.6 The Clans Will Rise Again
2011 | 8.2 Ballad Of Mary [EP]
2012 | 7.3 Home At Last [EP]
2012 | 7.4 Clash Of The Gods
2014 | 7.6 Return Of The Reaper
2017 Healed By Metal
 
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Photo galleries

25.01.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2015 - Day Four by D.T. Metal
24.01.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise 2015 - Day Three by D.T. Metal
12.08.2011 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 12th-14th August 2011 by Baz Anderson
06.08.2010 Wacken Open Air 2010 - Day 2 by Promonex
01.02.2009 Grave Digger + Alestorm + Taletellers + Boneshaker, Toulouse, France, 01/02/09 by Moocher
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Grave Digger - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
28.09.2016 Grave Digger - Reveal New Album Details
15.05.2016 Grave Digger - Entering The Studio
17.10.2015 Grave Digger - 35th Anniversary Album Samples Online
24.09.2015 Grave Digger - Premiere New Music Video
04.09.2015 Grave Digger - Stream Re-Recorded Song
17.07.2015 Grave Digger - Announce 35th Anniversary Album
 
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Articles
04.04.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 - Day Four: There's A Tear In My Beer
14.03.2015 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015 - Day Three: Jamaica And Back We Sail
11.03.2014 What Is This Speed Metal You Speak Of?

Concerts
30.09.2016 USA, Salt Lake City, UT
01.10.2016 USA, Las Vegas, NV
02.10.2016 USA, San Diego, CA
04.10.2016 USA, Los Angeles, CA
05.10.2016 USA, San Francisco, CA (1)
13.01.2017 GER, Ilsede
14.01.2017 GER, Coesfeld
19.01.2017 GER, Berlin
20.01.2017 GER, Geiselwind
21.01.2017 GER, Glauchau
22.01.2017 GER, Ludwigsburg
27.01.2017 SUI, Pratteln
28.01.2017 AUT, Graz
02.02.2017 USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2017 (6)
10.02.2017 GER, Hamburg (1)
11.02.2017 GER, Bochum
16.02.2017 GER, Munich
17.02.2017 GER, Memmingen
18.02.2017 GER, Andernach

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