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Primal Fear is a German power metal/heavy metal band formed in 1997 by Ralf Scheepers (Vocals/Ex-Gamma Ray, ex-Tyran' Pace), Mat Sinner ( Bass and Vocals/SINNER), Stefan Leibing and Tom Naumann (Guitars). Their style is a heavy power metal sound with the Halford-esque vocals of Ralf Scheepers that give a feeling of Judas Priest's Painkiller era. Scheepers formed the band after he was not hired as Rob Halford's replacement in Judas Priest, a job for which he was a finalist, that went to Tim "Ripper" Owens. Many regard Primal Fear's eponymous debut as the album Judas Priest should have released instead of Jugulator.Read More...
Primal Fear left Nuclear Blast in 2006 after Mat Sinner left his job as a label rep with the company in January.
Primal Fear appears on:
"A Tribute To The Priest" album, playing the song "Metal Gods"
"The Four Horsemen - A Tribute To Metallica" album, playing the song "Seek And Destroy"
March 4th, 2008 - Magnus Karlsson joins Primal Fear! Stefan Leibin leaves the band after 10years to concentrate more on his family life.
Current line up:
Ralf Scheepers - vocals
Mat Sinner - bass
Henny Wolter - guitar
Magnus Karlsson - guitar
Randy Black - drums
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsFree choices always had the chance
To play the music you like true and faithful
You support this sound and rhythm
You back up it's future from deep in your heart
Faster beats are pounding
- LyricsThe time has come, the end is near
The curse is done, my search is over
The Altar of souls
Don't wanna be the one to live in fear
- LyricsFeeling the anger inside me
I'm chosen to loose in this game
To get me will not be so easy
To kill me not even the game
I'll send the fight, my pride is victory
- Everytime it Rains - 109,846 plays
- LyricsSwimming in a pool of sharks
Diving in a sea of snakes
Oh, I'm going insane
The needle still injects my blood
A blazing pain, a burning flood
- Face The Emptiness - 79,986 plays
- Nuclear Fire - 85,625 plays
- Chainbreaker - 71,864 plays
- Armageddon - 73,531 plays
- Final Embrace - 66,498 plays