Mad Max (band)

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Mad Max
Mad Max (band) in 2009
Mad Max (band) in 2009
Background information
OriginMünster, West Germany
GenresHard rock, heavy metal
Years active1981–1989, 1999–present
LabelsRoadrunner, AOR Heaven, A-minor Records, Steamhammer
Members
  • Jürgen Breforth
  • Axel Kruse
  • Ralf "Doc" Heyne
  • Fabian Ranft
  • Julian Rolinger
Past members
  • Thomas Hoffmann
  • Uwe Starck
  • Wilfried Schneider
  • Andreas Baesler
  • Jürgen Sander
  • Michael Voss
  • Roland Bergmann
  • Christopher Wegmann
  • Keith Ellis
  • Carsten Tischer
  • Yogi Spittka
  • Hans in 't Zandt
  • Jos Zoomer
  • Thomas "Hutch" Bauer
  • Emre "Emmo" Acar

Mad Max is a hard rock band from Münster, Germany. In 1988, the band consisted of Michael Voss (vocals), Jürgen Breforth (guitars), Roland Bergmann and Axel Kruse (drums).[1] Mad Max's self-titled release was in 1982. They faded away in 1989.[2] Voss and Breforth reunited and put out a comeback album in 1999.[2] At the beginning of 2015, bass player Roland Bergmann left Mad Max,[3] leaving Breforth as the only original member of the band.

On January 4, 2021, the band announced via their official site that Voss left the band to focus on other projects;[4] later, on September 28, they announced their new vocalist, Julian Rolinger.[5]

Discography[edit]

  • Mad Max (1982), Roadrunner
  • Rollin' Thunder (1984), Roadrunner
  • Stormchild (1985), Roadrunner
  • Night of Passion (1987), Roadrunner
  • Never Say Never (1999), AOR Heaven
  • Night of White Rock (2006), AOR Heaven
  • In White EP (2006), AOR Heaven
  • White Sands (2007), AOR Heaven
  • Here We Are (2008), A-minor
  • Welcome America (2010), A-minor
  • Another Night of Passion (2012), Steamhammer[6]
  • Interceptor (2013), Steamhammer
  • 35 (2018), Steamhammer
  • Stormchild Rising (2020), Steamhammer

Members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo "Mad Max Biography", AllMusic, retrieved 29 March 2010
  2. ^ a b Westfälische Nachrichten. "Heavy-Metal-Urgesteine Mad Max" [Heavy metal veterans Mad Max]. Westfälische Nachrichten (in German). Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  3. ^ "The MAD MAX Official Website". Archived from the original on 29 January 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  4. ^ madmax091 (4 January 2021). "New line-up". Mad Max Band. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  5. ^ madmax091 (28 September 2021). "Mad Max new singer!". Mad Max Band. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
  6. ^ Laios 'Lookas' Basileios. "Metal Express Radio". metalexpressradio.com. Retrieved 8 August 2015.

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