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Also known as Granite Hearts (1976-1979)

Country: Germany
Label: SPV Records

Links: Official website
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Formed in: 1976
Broke up: 2009-2011

1976- Heavy metal

Line-up

Current members:
1976-  Rock 'N' Rolf - guitars, vocals
2005-  Peter Jordan - guitars
2015-  Ole Hempelmann - bass
2015-  Michael Wolpers - drums
Former musicians:
1976  Jörg Schwarz - bass
1976-1978  Carsten David - bass
1976-1978  Michael Hoffmann - drums
1976-1982  Uwe Bendig - guitars
1978-1982  Matthias Kaufmann - bass
1978-1987  Wolfgang Hagemann - drums
1982-1985  Gerald "Preacher" Warnecke - guitars
1982-1987  Stephan Boriss - bass
1985-1990  Michael "Majk Moti" Kupper - guitars
1987-1988  Stefan Schwarzmann - drums
› 1992-1993  -//-
1987-1992  Jens Becker - bass
1988-1990  Iain Andrew Jackson Finlay - drums
1990-1992  Rüdiger "AC" Dreffein - drums
1990-1993  Axel Morgan - guitars
1992-2001  Thomas "Bodo" Smuszynski - bass
1992-2001  Erik Oskarsson - bass
1994-1998  Jörg Michael - drums
1994-2001  Thilo Hermann - guitars
1999-2002  Angelo Sasso - drums
2001-2008  Peter Pichl - bass
2002-NA  Matthias Liebetruth - drums
Live musicians:
1989  Wolfgang Hagemann - drums
1990  Jörg Michael - drums
1990-1992  Rudiger Dreffein - drums
1998-1999  Christos "Chris" Efthimiadis - drums
› 2000-2001  -//-
2002-2004  Bernd Aufermann - guitars
2009  Jan-Sören Eckert - bass
Guest musicians:
1989  Ladislav Krížek - backing vocals
› 1991  -//-
1991  Jens Butterwick - backing vocals
1991  Raymond Kana - backing vocals
1991  Sven Pöschmann - backing vocals
1991  Martina Wiegendt - backing vocals
1991  Jan Olav - backing vocals
1991  Michael Herwig - backing vocals
1991  Oliver Losshagen - backing vocals
1991  Kalle Bösel - backing vocals

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1984 | 7.1 Victim Of States Power [EP]
1984 | 8.1 Gates To Purgatory
1985 | 8.1 Branded And Exiled
1987 | 8.5 Under Jolly Roger
1988 | 8.7 Port Royal
1989 | 8.8 Death Or Glory
1990 | 7.7 Wild Animal [EP]
1991 | 8.4 Blazon Stone
1991 | 7.8 The First Years Of Piracy
1992 | 8.6 Pile Of Skulls
1994 | 8.9 Black Hand Inn
1995 | 7.9 Masquerade
1998 | 8.2 The Rivalry
2000 | 7.6 Victory
2002 | 7.9 The Brotherhood
2005 | 7.5 Rogues En Vogue
2012 | 6.5 Shadowmaker
2013 | 8.2 Resilient
 
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30.07.2009 Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany, 30th July-1st August 2009 by Baz Anderson




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News
06.06.2015 Running Wild - Announce Lineup For Wacken, To Play New Song
07.09.2013 Running Wild - Snippet Of New Song Online
24.08.2013 Running Wild - Reveal New Album Cover Artwork
12.08.2013 Running Wild - New Album Tracklist Unveiled
11.07.2013 Running Wild - New Album Title Announced
20.06.2013 Running Wild - New Album Coming In October
 
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