HEADHUNTER – Parody of Life (VIC301CD)


Headhunter was founded in 1989 under the name Curse after Schmier was fired from Destruction. They recorded a 6-song demo in 1989/90, all of the tracks later being re-recorded for the "Parody of Life" debut album. They released three albums and toured Germany and Japan before splitting up in the mid-'90s. Years later they reformed and released another album in 2008. ‘Parody is Life’ was their debut album from 1990 and now re-issued on vicrecords. The line-up was: Schmier: Vocals, Bass (Destruction), Jörg Michael: Drums (Stratovarius, Running Wild, Rage, Saxon) and Schmuddel: Guitars (from 80’s cult German metal band Talon). Guest (lead) Guitars Kai Hansen (Helloween, Gamma Ray, Iron Savior). Engineered, recorded, mixed and produced by Kalle Trapp (Blind Guardian, Destruction, Kreator). Produced by Schmuddel & Schmier. Engineered by  Piet Sielck (Blind Guardian, Grave Digger, Gamma Ray). LP coming Winter 2023.