Heading for Tomorrow

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Heading for Tomorrow
Heading for Tomorrow cover.jpg
Studio album by Gamma Ray
Released February 21, 1990
March 18, 2003 (re-release)
Genre Heavy metal
Length 53:59 (1990)
Label Noise
Producer Piet Sielck
Gamma Ray chronology
Heading for Tomorrow
Sigh No More
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars [2]

Heading for Tomorrow is the first studio album released by German metal band, Gamma Ray on 19 February 1990 by Noise Records. In 2002 it was re-released with a different cover as part of the Ultimate Collection box-set. This re-released version of the album has also been released separately from the box-set.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Welcome" Kai Hansen Hansen 0:57
2. "Lust For Life" Hansen Hansen 5:18
3. "Heaven Can Wait" Hansen Hansen 4:26
4. "Space Eater" Hansen Hansen 4:31
5. "Money" Hansen Hansen 3:37
6. "The Silence" Hansen Hansen 6:22
7. "Hold Your Ground" Hansen Hansen 4:48
8. "Free Time" Ralf Scheepers Scheepers 4:53
9. "Heading For Tomorrow" Hansen Hansen 14:29
10. "Look At Yourself (Uriah Heep cover)" Ken Hensley Hensley 4:43

Japanese release 1993

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
11. "Mr. Outlaw" Scheepers Scheepers 4:08

2002 re-release

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
11. "Mr. Outlaw" Scheepers Scheepers 4:08
12. "Lonesome Stranger" Hansen Hansen 4:58
13. "Sail On" Hansen Hansen 4:24


  • "Look At Yourself" only appears on the CD version of the album.
  • The three bonus tracks from the 2002-release are also available on the Heaven Can Wait EP.


Gamma Ray[edit]

Guest musicians[edit]


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Heading for Tomorrow - Gamma Ray". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-11-16. 
  2. ^ Stagno, Mike. September 8, 2006. Gamma Ray - Heading for Tomorrow (staff review). Retrieved November 16, 2011.