German Power Metal band HELLOWEEN will be Inducted into the Metal Hall Of Fame. The ceremony will take place on stage at Terminal 5, New York City, May 20th, 2023. Known as one of the most influential European Heavy Metal bands, HELLOWEEN have performed at festivals and concerts alongside IRON MAIDEN, David Lee Roth, KISS, MEGADETH, and GUNS N’ ROSES, among others.
“HELLOWEEN have helped establish the origins of the Power Metal genre,” says Metal Hall Of Fame Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “Power Metal is such an important part of the Heavy Metal community as well. We are proud to Induct HELLOWEEN into the Metal Hall Of Fame and have them to help represent the power metal genre, and all it’s fans throughout the world.”
“It´s truly an honor to be inducted into the Metal Hall Of Fame! Being listed next to some of the biggest bands in Rock & Metal makes us very proud and is rewarding our work as “The Ambassadors Of Power & Melodic Metal” for the last four decades,” comments Michael Weikath on behalf of the whole band.
Often referred to as the “Fathers Of Power Metal”. HELLOWEEN has released 16 studio albums, three live albums, three EPs and 30 singles. The German based band have 14 gold and 6 platinum records, and sold over 10 million records worldwide. HELLOWEEN are known as one of the “Big Four” of the Power Metal genre, along with BLIND GUARDIAN, SABATON and DRAGONFORCE.
The Metal Hall Of Fame is dedicated to forever enshrining the iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation.
The Metal Hall Of Fame does The Hall Of Heavy Metal History Gala on annual basis in Anaheim California. In addition, The Metal Hall Of Fame is part of the D.A.D. Program (Drums and Disabilities) to help children fight disabilities on Globally, and joins with the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund.