Band - Michael Ehré

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Michael Ehré is currently not only the drummer for Gamma Ray, Love.Might.Kill and Starchild. He is also a guitarist, songwriter and producer. On many albums he can be heard at the same time, both on drums and the guitar and was also significantly involved in songwriting and production. Worldwide tours and CD releases have made him a world-respected and busy musician who has shared the stage with numerous renowned artists: Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Paul Gilbert (Mr. Big), Jeff Scott Soto (Malmsteen), Don Dokken, Francis Buchholz (ex-Scorpions), Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray), Tobias Sammet (Edguy, Avantasia), Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Warren DeMartini (Ratt, ex-Whitesnake), Graham Bonnet (ex-Rainbow), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), Chris Impellitteri, Roy Z. (Halford, Bruce Dickinson), George Bellas, Steve Smyth (ex-Nevermore), Tony Franklin, Rob Pagliari, Joe Stump, Johnny Hiland, Andrew Shulman ...

Michael Ehré was born August, 1st, 1971. His musical career began at the age of 10 years and led him through various local bands before he joined Pryer in the summer of 1991, which brought him the first nationwide attention.
After countless concerts and an album (Kick'n'Rush) he formed in 1997 together with the Pryer-singer Frank Schütte Murder One, until he joined the Hamburg-based Metalband Metalium in late 2001. With them he  produced eight albums, and a DVD. From 2005 until 2012 he was a member of the band of former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth, with whom he first toured beyond the borders of  Europe and traveled to countries like Japan, USA and New Zealand. On Uli's latest album "Under A Dark Sky" you can hear that Michael is much more than a pure metal drummer.
From 2009 to 2011 he played with the greek metalband Firewind, the band of the current Ozzy Osbourne-guitarist Gus G. 2010 Michael founded his "own" band Love.Might.Kill and recorded two albums. Since 2012 he is a member of the Hamburg-Metal-Institution Gamma Ray. Their latest album "Empire Of The Undead" claimed the charts in several European countries.

Since his youth, he also plays guitar/bass and composes music and lyrics. This is not just limited to bands in which he is a permanent member - also for other artists (Saeko/Weinhold) Michael Ehré has written songs.

(taken from Michael Ehré personal website)
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Photo © 2012: Arne Kowalewski

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Name
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Michael Ehré

Birthdate
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August, 1st 1971

In Gamma Ray since 2012

Michael's personal website

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