Rebellion (band)
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Rebellion Band
Rebellion
OriginGermany
GenresHeavy metal
Power metal
2001-present
LabelsMassacre Records
Websitewww.rebellion-metal.de
MembersMichael Seifert
Tomi Göttlich
Oliver Geibig
Stephan Karut
Matthias Karle
Uwe Lulis
Randy Black
Björn Eilen
Gerd Lücking
Simone Wenzel

Rebellion is a German power metal band. It was formed in 2001 when guitarist Uwe Lulis left Grave Digger in 2000, taking ex-Grave Digger bassist Tomi Göttlich with him.[1]

Band history

The band's first album was a concept album about William Shakespeare's work Macbeth, and included spoken passages with members of the band and other people as the story's characters.

The second album involved more standard heavy-metal lyrics – about motorcycles, metal, war, etc. – and the music was somewhat rougher.

In 2005 they released the first part of what is intended to be a trilogy about the Vikings and Norse mythology. In the beginning of 2007 they released their second part in the trilogy about the Vikings. It was titled Miklagard and was the band's most successful album so far. In 2009 the band released the album Arise: From Ginnungagap to Ragnarök, the third and last part of the trilogy.

Ex-drummer Randy Black is now playing in Primal Fear. Ex-guitarist Björn Eilen is now playing in Silver Maiden and The Talkies.

In late 2010, three members of the band, Uwe Lulis, Gerd Lücking, and Simone Wenzel, departed, leaving the remaining two members with the band in their hands.[2]

Personnel

  • Michael Seifert — vocals (2001-present)
  • Stephan Karut — guitars (2011-present)
  • Tomi Göttlich — bass (2001-present)
  • Tommy Telkemeier — drums (2016-present)

Former personnel

  • Oliver Geibig — guitars (2011-2019)
  • Björn Eilen — guitars (2001-2005)
  • Randy Black — drums (2001-2003)
  • Uwe Lulis — guitars (2001-2010)
  • Simone Wenzel — guitars (2005-2010)
  • Gerd Lücking — drums (2004-2010)
  • Matthias Karle — drums (2011-2013)
  • Timo Schneider — drums (2013-2016)

Timeline

Discography

Albums

Other releases

  • "Miklagard" [Single] (2006)
  • "The Clans Are Marching" [EP] (2009)

Videoclips

  • "Miklagard" (2006)

References

  1. ^ "Rebellion (Deu)". Encyclopaedia Metallum. The Metal Archives. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ A., Ty "xFiruath". "Rebellion Parts Ways With Three Band Members". Metalunderground.com. Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ "REBELLION: Neues Album Kommt Ende Oktober 2012 (German)". PowerMetal.de. Retrieved .

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