Vanden Plas (band)
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Vanden Plas is a German progressive metal band, based in Kaiserslautern and founded in the mid-1980s. In 1991, they recorded the song "Keep On Running" as an anthem for the local national league football club FC Kaiserslautern, and did the same in 1994 with "Das ist für euch" ("This Is for You All"). All of its members have been involved in theatre projects and rock musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar, The Rocky Horror Show, Little Shop of Horrors, and Evita.
In 2004, vocalist Andy Kuntz released an ambitious solo project under the name Abydos. A musical, based on Andy Kuntz's solo project, premiered on 2 February 2006, at the Pfalztheater in Kaiserslautern.
The Seraphic Clockwork, was released on 4 June 2010 (Europe) and 22 June 2010 (USA).
The current release, Chronicles of the Immortals – Netherworld (Path 1), made in collaboration with fantasy author Wolfgang Hohlbein, was released on 21 February 2014 (Europe) and 24 February 2014 (USA).
- Andy Kuntz - Vocals
- Stephan Lill - Guitars
- Günter Werno - Keyboards
- Torsten Reichert - Bass
- Andreas Lill - Drums
- Colour Temple (1994)
- AcCult (1996, acoustic EP)
- The God Thing (1997)
- Far Off Grace (1999)
- Spirit of Live (2000, live album)
- Beyond Daylight (2002)
- Christ 0 (2006)
- The Seraphic Clockwork (2010)
- Chronicles of the Immortals – Netherworld (Path 1) (2014)
- bravewords.com (2006-11-27). "Progpower USA Showcase - VANDEN PLAS, FREAK KITCHEN To Co-Headline". Bravewords.com. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
- bravewords.com (2004-07-28). "VANDEN PLAS Singer Returns With ABYDOS". Bravewords.com. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
- "Vanden Plas "Chronicles of the Immortals - Netherworld" (Official Trailer / New Studio Album 2014)". Frontiers Records. 2013-12-13. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- Official website
- Official website (English)
- Official website (Brazil)
- Encyclopaedia Metallum page
- Vanden Plas on Progboard: Vanden Plas albums reviews and ratings