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 54)
Esslingen, Germany
GenresHeavy metal, power metal, speed metal
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards
Years active1983–present
Associated actsPrimal Fear, Gamma Ray, Tyran' Pace

Ralf Scheepers (born 5 February 1965) is the vocalist for 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]


Primal Fear[edit]


Tyran' Pace[edit]

  • Eye to Eye (1983)
  • Long Live Metal (1984)
  • Watching You (1986)

Gamma Ray[edit]


  • Hell on Wheels (1993)



  • Survival of the Fittest (2015)

Guest appearances[edit]


  1. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry (2007). Metal: The Definitive Guide : Heavy, NWOBH, Progressive, Thrash, Death, Black, Gothic, Doom, Nu. Jawbone Press. pp. 346–347. ISBN 9781906002015. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. ^ [1], Scheepers. www.ralfscheepers.com/Home.html.