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Also known as Digger ('87)

Country: Germany
Label: Napalm Records

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Formed in: 1980
Broke up: 1987-1991

1980- Heavy metal

Line-up

Last lineup:
1980-  Chris Boltendahl - vocals
1996-  Stefan Arnold - drums
1997-  Jens Becker - bass
1998-  Hans Peter Katzenburg - keyboards
2010-  Axel "Ironfinger" Ritt - guitars
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
2001-2009  Manni Schmidt - guitars
2007-2009  Thilo Hermann - guitars
Studio musicians:
1985  René ''T-Bone'' Teichgräber - bass
1986  Michael "Flexig" Flechsig - backing vocals
1993  Billy King - backing vocals
1993  Rolf Köhler - backing vocals
› 1998  -//-
1995  Michael "Nortwin" Seifert - backing vocals
1995  Peter Diersmann - backing vocals
1995  Rudy Kronenberger - keyboards
1996  Scott Cochrane - bagpipes
› 1998  -//-
1998  Thomas "Hacky" Hackmann - backing vocals
› 1999  -//-
› 2001  -//-
› 2003  -//-
› 2005  -//-
› 2007  -//-
› 2012  -//-
› 2014  -//-
1999  Michael "Bodenski" Boden - drehleier
1999  Eric "Fish" Hecht - bagpipes
2001  Olaf Senkbeil - backing vocals
› 2003  -//-
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 "Ironfinger" Ritt - guitars
Guest musicians:
1984  Dietmar Dillhardt - keyboards
1993  Piet Sielck - guitars, keyboards
› 1998  -//- backing vocals
› 1999  -//-
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 | 7.3 Shoot Her Down [EP]
1985 | 7.1 Witch Hunter
1986 | 7.1 War Games
1987 | 6.8 Stronger Than Ever
1993 | 8.3 The Reaper
1994 | 8.3 Symphony Of Death [EP]
1995 | 8.4 Heart Of Darkness
1996 | 8.6 Tunes Of War
1997 | 8.1 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 | 7.8 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 | 7.2 Home At Last [EP]
2012 | 7.5 Clash Of The Gods
2014 | 7.7 Return Of The Reaper
 
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Photo galleries

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
02.08.2007 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 2nd-4th August 2007 by Baz Anderson


Grave Digger - 70000 Tons Of Metal 2015


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
20.06.2014 Grave Digger - Debut New Video
12.06.2014 Grave Digger - New Album Previews Released
30.05.2014 Grave Digger - Debut Lyric Video For New Song
19.04.2014 Grave Digger - New Album Tracklist Revealed
20.03.2014 Grave Digger - New Album Cover, Title And Dates
19.10.2013 Grave Digger - Enter Studio In January, Vinyl Reissues
 
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Articles
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
04.06.2015 GER, Geiselwind - Out & Loud Festival 2015 (2)
05.06.2015 CZE, Plzeň - Metalfest Open Air Plzeň 2015 (8)
12.06.2015 GER, Schkeuditz - Brann Open Air 2015

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