STORMWARRIOR are known worldwide for their unique style combining True Heavy Metal anthems with the concept of Nordic mythology. Hailing from Northern Germany and greatly inspired by the 80’s metal scene, especially the Hamburg Metal godfathers like Helloween and Running Wild, the band was founded by Lars Ramcke. After releasing 2 demo tapes and playing dozens of live shows, Stormwarrior finally got the attention of one of their all time idols Kai Hansen (Gamma Ray/ex- Helloween) and recorded their selftitled debut album with him in Hamburg based Hansen Studios. The album hit the stores in July 2002 and praise from all corners of the globe has been streaming in since then. Successful festival appearances at the Wacken Open (Ger), Gates Of Metal & Motala Metal Festival (Swe), a tour with Iron Savior and the EP „Heavy Metal Fire“ followed. End of 2003 STORMWARRIOR entered Hansen Studios again to record the strongly awaited second album “Northern Rage” which was released in June 2004 and proved once more that Stormwarrior are on the right path to reach the level of the bands that had once inspired them. After the successful release of „Northern Rage“ they were invited to support Gamma Ray on their Japan tour and to play all the big festivals like Wacken Open Air, Bloodstock (UK), MANOWAR‘s Magic Circle Festival and Earthshaker during the past summers. And besided proving that they are one of the hottest live acts of our times STORMWARRIOR added a special set to their live show, which they played together with Kai Hansen celebrating old Helloween classics of the glorious “Walls” era. Their 3rd studio album „Heading Northe“ was recorded in their own „Thunderhall Studio“ and mixed by Piet Sielck (Savage Circus, Iron Savior). The final mastering was done by Tommy Hansen (Helloween, Pretty Maids a.o.) in his Jailhouse Studios in Denmark. The album was a massive success and allowed the band to play exquisite festivals like Sweden Rock, Masters of Rock and the prestigious Progpower USA Festival in Atlanta. Also, STORMWARRIOR were invited to take part in the Live Premonition Over Europe tour, which also included bands like Firewind and Kiuas. Now, with their new album „Heathen Warrior“ coming in 2011, STORMWARRIOR are raising the bar once more. Not only staying true to their roots, they managed to evolve their already unequaled musical prowess with the most catchy yet intricate guitar work, earwig-melodies and pushing drum and bass attacks. The band worked together with Tommy Hansen again, who also mixed this time at Jailhouse Studios.