GammaRay's "Hammer Studios" totally destroyed by a huge fire

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As already written on facebook which today for sure is the quickest way to post and share happenings we finally want to catch up here as well with a very very sad and shocking news.

November 18th, 2013 became a very dark chapter not only for GammaRay but for the music and metal scene of Hamburg as well. The well know "Hammer Studios" ran by Dirk Schlächter, Kai Hansen of Gamma Ray and their friend Eike O. Freese (Dark Age) have totally been destroyed by a huge fire.

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Official press release:
"It is a dark time for the music scene in Hamburg, Germany: On Monday, November 18th 2013, the legendary Hamburg-based 'Hammer Studios', ran by Kai Hansen & Dirk Schlächter of Gamma Ray and Eike Freese (Dark Age), burnt down in a mass fire.

Funpictures sent by GammaRay

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Life on tour seems to be quite a lot of fun:


Pictures sent by GammaRay from Tampere, Finland, March, 30th 2013.

Full Metal Cruise Report @ ZDF.kultur

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ZDF culture "Full Metal Cruise 2013 '

GermanyFull Metal Cruise 2013: A week of heavy metals to water and land: Concerts and everything the Metal Heart else wants. Nina Sonnenberg and Rainer Maria Jilg were on board the Metal cruise.

ZDF Culture

" On May 5, it was called "cast off" for the Full Metal Cruise, the biggest heavy metal cruise in Europe. It started and ended in Hamburg and landed in between in Southampton, Le Havre and Amsterdam. On board were metals variables such as Kreator, Heaven Shall Burn, In Extremo or Doro. Nina Sonnenberg and Rainer Maria Jilg went for ZDFkultur on board to share with bands and fans and to experience something different this Cruise. "