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  METALYOU.COM | Gamma Ray | Latest News
Dirk managed to convince his italian friend Alessio Gori who is, by the way, the leadsinger and keyboarder of the band Flashback of Anger to join GammaRay as keyboarder on their upcoming tour in Japan and Europe.
The Rays will film their Montreal Show on May 06th for a double DVD which is scheduled for a release in September.
Gamma Ray have got their first live show in 2004 under their belts.
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  Gamma ray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gamma rays are a form of ionizing radiation; they are more penetrating than either alpha or beta radiation (neither of which is electromagnetic radiation), but less ionizing.
Gamma rays, x-rays, visible light, and UV rays are all forms of electromagnetic radiation.
Gamma rays were discovered by the French chemist and physicist, Paul Ulrich Villard in 1900 while he was studying uranium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gamma_ray   (1974 words)

 Gamma Ray (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gamma Ray is a power metal band from Germany, founded by former Helloween guitarist, singer and songwriter Kai Hansen.
Thus was Gamma Ray born, bearing a sound understandably close to that of Hansen's former band, Helloween.
Gamma Ray's latest studio album, "Majestic", was released on September 23, 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gamma_Ray_(band)   (1012 words)

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Gamma Ray, the quniccential outfit of the 21st century, was first started in 1989 by Kai Hansen, former guitarist of the power metal giant Helloween.
Gamma Ray were well known with this lineup, and they did lots of projects and band members appeared as guests in other groups' albums.
Gamma Ray was now a tighter 4 piece outfit, and this shows in their next release, Land Of The Free('95).
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Gamma Ray is an offshoot from the 80s German metal band Helloween.
Gamma Ray, as per their name, has a decidedly SCI-FI approach to song themes.
Gamma Ray was going more commercial for that release, but they never did so at the expense of their edgy metal roots.
www.progressiveworld.net /gammaray.html   (580 words)

 Heavy Metal Resource Reviews - Gamma Ray & Dogpound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gamma Ray has become one of the giants in the melodic speed metal genre.
Most of these bands are very heavy, but some are not as accessible meaning that the music either has to grow on you or maybe it never quite works at all.
I think this band is getting noticed and people are paying attention due to the melodic and consistent nature they deliver their music.
www.homestead.com /rockindude/reviews313.html   (766 words)

 Gamma Ray Weapons? A Premature Speculation
Gamma rays are quanta of light of very short wavelength and very high energy—on the order of a million times more energetic than visible light photons, and at least 10 times more energetic than X-ray photons.
To put this energy to use, either in a weapon or for benign purposes, such as a gamma ray laser, a mechanism is required to release the energy quickly, on demand, and in a controllable manner—not at the useless pace of several decades.
The undisturbed isomer decays spontaneously by first de-exciting to the higher rotational band with the half-life of 31 years, then cascading rapidly to the bottom of this band, from where it de-excites to the ground state band with a half-life of four seconds.
www.ucsusa.org /global_security/nuclear_weapons/gamma-ray-weapons-a-premature-speculation.html   (1442 words)

 Rough Edge: Gamma Ray CD Reviews
The good news is that, as Gamma Ray fans have come to expect, the CD is loaded with incredible musicianship and high energy performances.
Gamma Ray have been a major source of life to heavy metal for many years.
GAMMA RAY is: Kai Hansen, vocals and guitars; Dirk Schlachter, bass; Dan Zimmermann, drums; Henjo Richter, guitars and keyboards.
www.roughedge.com /cdreviews/g/gammaray.htm   (958 words)

 Get Ready to ROCK! Review of CD album by rock band Gamma Ray called Majestic
Gamma Ray leader, Kai Hansen is one who can live up to that status.
Majestic is an album that Gamma Ray needed to make, the previous two, while not exactly bad, didn't set the world on fire, like their predecessor, 'Somewhere Out In Space' did.
Gamma Ray will no doubt be the winners in any rivalry that there might be.
www.getreadytorock.com /reviews/gamma_ray.htm   (351 words)

 firegoat.com : Reviews (Gamma Ray)
Dirk Schlächter remained in the band as a rhythm guitarist.
Gamma Ray became what they weren't supposed to be.
The band members were experienced, Ralf was (and still is) the first voice of German heavy metal, Kai one of the finest guitarists, but the chemistry just didn't work.
www.firegoat.com /eng/?id=5&d=90   (438 words)

 Gamma Ray - Satan Stole My Teddybear
The unusual thing about this collection is not that the band has released a most popular collection of songs after a ten year existence - that sort of thing happens all the time - but that the band chose to rerecord thirteen tracks for this collection.
Hansen mentioned in the liner notes that the band only chose three songs from each album and he knew it was nearly impossible to make every fan happy so in the end the band did play their own hand.
Since Gamma Ray has been at this for so long, it is quite apparent they really enjoy the dickens out of this style and even forays into side projects (Iron Savior, for one) prove that this particular style is all they truly know how to play.
www.ssmt-reviews.com /db/searchrev.php?artistID=474&showReview=true   (1958 words)

 On-Line Glossary of Solar Terrestrial Terms
In SESC use, the northward and eastward components are often called the H and D components, where the D component is expressed in gammas and is derived from D (the declination angle) using the small angle approximation.
The absorption of cosmic noise in the polar regions is very sensitive to the solar low-energy cosmic ray flux.
In the SOLAR WIND, the area of demarcation between sec- tors, which are large-scale features distinguished by the predominant direction of the interplanetary magnetic field, toward or away from the sun.
sec.noaa.gov /info/glossary.html   (3637 words)

 Concert Review - Gamma Ray MN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gamma Ray took the stage at approximately 11:35 and the crowd, although small was loud and appreciative.
The band was smiling the entire set even though they had to make some minor adjustments to sound and instruments.
The band played 2 encores, as this was the last show of the tour and afterward Kai and Henjo signed autographs for the fans.
www.metalfury.com /ConcertReview-GammaRayMN.html   (590 words)

 HETE satellite solves mystery of short gamma ray bursts - MIT News Office
Gamma ray bursts (GRBs) are the biggest explosions since the Big Bang.
Gamma ray bursts were first detected in the 1960s by U.S. military satellites sleuthing out stray gamma rays potentially tied to putative illegal Soviet nuclear testing in space.
Short GRB sources, 10 times closer to Earth than long GRBs, likely emit gravitational waves that will be detectable for the first time by the second-generation Laser Interferometry Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), in which both Caltech and MIT are major participants.
web.mit.edu /newsoffice/2005/gamma-ray.html   (1018 words)

In the beginning of the project Kai did not have the intention to form a new band but as the recordings with the studio-musicians went so well sourrounded by a relaxed atmosphere among the musicians it soon became obvious: Gamma Ray was born.
As plans for the band's fourth album came along, Hansen and Schlächter were annoyed by the fact that Scheepers lived such a far way away from Hamburg.
In May 1995 a masterpiece of melodic metal was released: The concept album Land of the Free as a mixture of the bombast of Heading for Tomorrow and the aggressiveness and heavyness of Walls of Jericho.
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 Metallian.com - Gamma Ray
In fact, in early Gamma Ray interviews, he would hint that the band would not be touring much.
He was temporarily replaced by Kasperi Heikkinen from the Finnish Gamma Ray tribute band Guardians Of Mankind.
Having stated the obvious, for a band in business for over 10 years and staffed with musicians with 20 years of experience, the bands influences are overt and protruding.
www.metallian.com /gammaray.htm   (705 words)

 No Life 'til Metal - CD Gallery - Gamma Ray
Gamma Ray was originally intended as a side-project for Helloween guitarist Kai Hansen.
Gamma Ray continue in their neo-classical, Euro-speed metal tradition with Kai Hanson's melodic vox and killer guitar work.
No longer can Gamma Ray be compared to Helloween, as Gamma Ray are much heavier, and more aggressive than anything Helloween has done in the last few years.
www.nolifetilmetal.com /gammaray.htm   (1095 words)

 Gamma Ray - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gamma rays (often denoted by the Greek letter gamma, ?) are an energetic form...
Gamma ray is a term for high-energy electromagnetic radiation produced by...
Thus was Gamma Ray born, bearing a sound understandably close to that of Hansen's...
music.aol.com /artist/gamma-ray/13020/main   (186 words)

Most seemed not to know them, but the sympathetic band from Germany made some fans (they were hanging outside the venue after the show, and many people asked them for an autograph).
Then the rest of the band finally entered the stage wearing fl coats and hats: Henjo Richter on guitar, Dirk Schlächter on bass, Axel from Masterplan on keyboards and finally metal master Kai Hansen on vocals and guitar.
The responsive crowd refused to let the band leave the stage in peace, so we were treated to two sets of encores.
www.truemetal.org /metal-heart/gammaray_paragon.htm   (1041 words)

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 Gamma Ray - Music Downloads - Online
He left in early 1989, however, and founded Gamma Ray with vocalist Ralf Scheepers (formerly with Tyran Pace).
Gamma Ray returned to a raging New Wave of British Heavy Metal style for 2001's No World Order, and followed that album with the live set Skeleton in the Closet.
Gamma Ray returned in 2005 with Majestic, the release of which was accompanied by a world tour.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/101/543/3/1015433.html   (253 words)

 Lecture 5 : Gamma-ray bursters
They were discovered by accident in 1973 by the Vela series of satellites, which were launched in order to check that countries were not testing nuclear weapons in space, the atmosphere on land or at sea.
Since the objects could only be detected in the gamma-ray band, and no match could be made to any other type of object, the nature of these bursts was very difficult to investigate further.
Before the launch of the Gamma-Ray Observtory, the small number of known gamma ray bursts were distributed isotropically, or completely at random, around the sky.
www.astro.utu.fi /~cflynn/astroII/l5.html   (1722 words)

 Gamma Ray biography @ Tartareandesire.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1988 Kai Hansen left his band Helloween since he was tired of the bad atmosphere in and around the band.
In February 1991 the band rehearsed in a small remote house in Denmark and with brand new songs the band entered the studio to record their second album "Sigh No More" with producer Tommy Newton.
Jan had always wanted to play the guitar in a band and he was asked to do so but he didn´t dare and left the band.
www.tartareandesire.com /bands/gammaray.html   (714 words)

 APOD Search Results for "Gamma"
Dubbed GRB 060218, the object is a type of gamma ray burst (GRB) but the way its brightness changes is very unusual.
Whether GRB 060218 represents a new type of gamma ray burst, a new type of supernova, or an unusual link between the GRBs and supernovas has become an instant topic of research.
GRB 021211, was identified by the orbiting HETE-2 satellite.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /cgi-bin/apod/apod_search?Gamma   (10883 words)

 Официальный сайт группы Gamma Ray в России
Новый альбом Gamma Ray "The Blast From The Past" будет состоять из двух компакт - дисков и включать в себя 28-ми листовый буклет с более чем 80-ю фотографиями из истории группы.
Gamma Ray today sounds different than in the past.
The entire tour was a big success for the band and after few months of break the band will do some other concerts this year, some shows in Greece, maybe one show in Mexico and one in the US.
www.gammaray.ru /news.php   (1477 words)

 Metal Rules!!:  Interview with dan Zimmerman, Drummer for Gamma Ray & Freedom Call
The thunder behind Gamma Ray is the great drummer Daniel Zimmermann who joined Gamma Ray prior to the release of their 1997 album Somewhere Out In Space.
Yeah...A lot of people, they try to compare Gamma Ray with Freedom Call and I can say that it's different because the way, the basis, how we write the songs is totally different.
We first have the melody and we build the rest around while in Gamma Ray the guitar is more...it's comes from the guitar and the riffs are more complex.
www.metal-rules.com /interviews/GammaRay_DanZimmermann.htm   (3046 words)

 Gamma Ray Bursts---General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gamma ray bursts are short (~10 ms to ~100s) flashes of gamma rays from beyond the Solar System.
Most of their energy is emitted around 1 MeV, with only a small fraction in the X-ray band.
A somewhat extended source (a host galaxy?) was detected under the optical transient associated with GRB 970228, and more significantly, absorption lines consistent with gas at z=0.835 were detected in a spectrum of the GRB 970508 optical transient.
mamacass.ucsd.edu:8080 /batse/grb_gen.html   (623 words)

 Concert Review - Gamma Ray NYC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gamma Ray is one of the few bands that we had not seen before that we always wanted to, and never expected to have a chance.
Now the venue at this point was a little more than half full, but the band got a great response from the crowd, which we were very happy to see, as we think these guys are fantastic.
The band played a decent set which included a couple of their newer songs, which we must say, we were quite impressed with.
www.metalfury.com /ConcertReview-GammaRayNYC.html   (1129 words)

 MPE : Gamma-Ray Astronomy
It is thus not surprising that a wide variety of detectors are used to study smaller sub-ranges.
Cosmic ray interactions with the interstellar medium and radiation result in diffuse emission of a gamma-ray continuum spectrum.
The study of GRBs at MPE has many facettes: it ranges from building new GRB detectors, over operating a GRB detector on INTEGRAL, to performing optical and near-infrared follow-up observations of the afterglow emission of GRBs as well as studying the host galaxies of GRBs.
www.mpe.mpg.de /gamma/gamma.html   (1147 words)

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