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Kai Hansen

Kai Hansen

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birthday
17th
January, 1963
Birth Place
Hamburg, West Germany
Birth Sign
capricorn
Biography

Kai Michael Hansen (born 17 January 1963) is a heavy metal guitarist and vocalist.
Hansen is the founder, lead guitarist, and vocalist of power metal band Gamma Ray. He is also one of the co-founders of German metal band Helloween, which he rejoined in 2016. He is a prominent figure in power metal and has sold millions of albums worldwide. He is regarded as “the godfather of power metal”, having founded two seminal bands in the genre. In 2011, he joined the band Unisonic featuring former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske. Hansen and Kiske reunited with Helloween in 2017 for a world tour with all current members, celebrating the 30-year anniversary of release of the albums Keeper of the Seven Keys Parts I and II.

instruments played
Guitar
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

Gamma Ray, Unisonic, Helloween, Iron Savior, Avantasia, Blind Guardian, HammerFall, Angra, Stormwarrior

Birth Name

Kai Michael Hansen

Genres

Heavy metal, power metal, speed metal

Occupations

Musician, songwriter, producer

Years Active

1978 present

Name

Kai Hansen

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