Ralf Scheepers

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Ralf Scheepers
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Ralf Scheepers performing live in 2009
Background information
Born (1965-02-05) 5 February 1965 (age 57)
Esslingen, West Germany
Genres Heavy metal, power metal, speed metal
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active1983present

Ralf Scheepers (born 5 February 1965) is the vocalist for the German heavy metal band Primal Fear. [1] He has a relatively high-pitched tenor-esque singing voice and sometimes uses a shriek reminiscent of Judas Priest's Rob Halford, although it is his baritone lows which give him a near four-octave range in the modal register. He has also sung in Gamma Ray and Tyran' Pace. Scheepers has also done guest vocals for the bands Scanner, Therion, Ayreon, and Shadow Gallery, and worked with Tom Galley on Phenomena's Blind Faith album. He currently provides instruction for all around singing, music, studio and recording/processing techniques at RS Vocal Works in Baltmannsweiler, Germany. [2] Writer Paul Stenning has described him as "the greatest example of strength in metal." [3]

Contents

Discography

Primal Fear

Tyran' Pace

Gamma Ray

F.B.I.

Solo

Blackwelder

Enzo and the Glory Ensemble

Michael Schenker Group

Guest appearances

Filmography

As actor

Soundtrack

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References

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