Origin: Germany  
Genres: Traditional Metal
Official Site
Page online: November 18, 2008
Last update/review: September 29, 2011

Sinner

Sinner is one of the elder statesmen of German traditional metal. Like fellow veterans Running Wild, Helloween, Rage, and Grave Digger, these guys got their start in the early 80's and were one of the big early signings to Noise, and like the others, they've cranked out albums pretty reliably over the years, with lineup changes aplenty surrounding mainman Mat Sinner.

Recent album: Santa Muerte, released on September 13, 2019.

Current Members

Sascha Krebs

vocals

Giorgia Colleluori

vocals (Hollow Haze)

Mat Sinner (Mattias Lasch)

vocals/bass (Jorn, Primal Fear, Silent Force, Voodoo Circle)

Tom Naumann

guitars (Primal Fear)

Alex Scholpp

guitars

Markus Kullmann

drums (ex-Voodoo Circle)

Former Members/Guests

Cal Rapallo

guitars

Franky Mittelbach

guitars

SG Stoner

guitars

Mathias Dieth

guitars (ex-Gravestone, ex-U.D.O.)

Henny Wolter

guitars (ex-Primal Fear, ex-Thunderhead)

Alex Beyrodt

guitars (Jorn, Primal Fear, Silent Force, Voodoo Circle)

Mick Shirley

guitars

Hermann Frank

guitars (ex-Accept, ex-Pänzer)

Angel Schleifer

guitars

Andy Susemihl

guitars (ex-U.D.O.)

Christof Leim

guitars

Don Airey

keyboards (Deep Purple, ex-Fastway, ex-Michael Schenker Group, guest for Metalium, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, Persian Risk, ex-Rainbow, ex-Whitesnake)

Frank Rössler

keyboards

Edgar Patrick

drums (ex-Tyran Pace)

Ralf Schulz

drums

Bernie van der Graaf

drums (ex-Victory)

Tommy Resch

drums

Fritz Randow

drums (ex-Saxon, ex-Victory)

Uli Kusch (guest)

drums (ex-Beautiful Sin, ex-Gamma Ray, ex-Helloween, ex-Holy Moses, ex-Mekong Delta, ex-Masterplan, ex-Ride The Sky, ex-Symfonia)

Klaus Sperling

drums (ex-Freedom Call, ex-Primal Fear)

André Hilgers

drums (ex-Axxis, ex-Rage, Silent Force)

Francesco Jovino

drums (ex-Primal Fear, ex-U.D.O., Voodoo Circle)



Discography



Wild 'n Evil  
1982 Gama
  1. Loser Of Love
  2. No Speed Limit
  3. Murder
  4. Ridin'the White Horses
  5. Lost In A Dream
  6. Heat Of The Nite
  7. F.T.A.
  8. Silly Thing
  9. Shakin' The Devils Hand
  10. Sin
  11. Trouble
  • Mat Sinner
  • Cal Rapallo
  • Franky Mittelbach
  • Edgar Patrick



Fast Decision  
1983 Gama
  1. Runnin' Wild
  2. Crazy
  3. Prelude # 7
  4. Magic
  5. One Last Look
  6. Fast Decision
  7. Trouble Boys
  8. In The City
  9. Chains
  10. Rockin'
  • Mat Sinner
  • Franky Mittelbach
  • SG Stoner
  • Ralf Schulz



Danger Zone  
1984 Noise
  1. Danger Zone
  2. No Place in Heaven
  3. Scene of a Crime
  4. Lupo Manaro
  5. Fast, Hard and Loud
  6. The Shiver
  7. Razor Blade
  8. Shadow in the Night
  9. Wild Winds
  10. Rattlesnake
  11. Danger Zone Reprise
  • Mat Sinner
  • SG Stoner
  • Mick Shirley
  • Ralf Schulz



Touch Of Sin  
1985 Noise
  1. Born to Rock
  2. Emerald
  3. Bad Girl
  4. Shout
  5. The Storm broke loose
  6. Out of Control
  7. Too late to runaway
  8. Hand of Fate
  9. Masquerade
  10. Open Arms
  • Mat Sinner
  • SG Stoner
  • Hermann Frank
  • Bernie van der Graaf



Comin' Out Fighting  
1986 Noise
  1. Hypnotized
  2. Faster than light
  3. Comin' out fighting
  4. Age of Rock
  5. Rebel Yell
  6. Lost in a minute
  7. Don't tell me
  8. Germany Rocks
  9. Playing with fire
  10. Madhouse
  • Mat Sinner
  • Mathias Dieth
  • Angel Schleifer
  • Don Airey
  • Bernie van der Graaf



Dangerous Charm  
1987 Noise
  1. The Concrete Jungle
  2. Knife in my Heart
  3. Dangerous Charm
  4. Everybody
  5. Nobody rocks like you
  6. Tomorrow doesn't matter
  7. Fight the Fight
  8. Back in my Arms
  9. Gipsy
  10. Desperate Heart
  11. Last Dance
  • Mat Sinner
  • Mathias Dieth
  • Andy Susemihl
  • Bernie van der Graaf



No More Alibis  
1992 Koch Int'l
  1. When a heart breaks
  2. Where were you
  3. Boys in trouble
  4. Burning heart
  5. Beds are burning
  6. Thrill of a lifetime
  7. I'm not over you yet
  8. Good times
  9. Save me
  10. Chasing my dreams
  11. Love means war
  12. Rebel at heart
  13. Don't wanna lose you
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Andy Susemihl
  • Frank Rössler
  • Tommy Resch



Respect  
1993 Koch Int'l
  1. Respect
  2. Things get started
  3. Billy's song
  4. Fire in the dark
  5. Modern world
  6. All for one
  7. Knife in my heart
  8. Don't let this dream die young
  9. Believer
  10. Little victory
  11. Shattered dreams
  12. What's so bad about feeling good
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Frank Rössler
  • Tommy Resch



Germany Rocks - The Best Of  COMPILATION
1994 Noise
  1. Born To Rock
  2. Lost In A Minute
  3. Knife In My Heart
  4. Rebel Yell
  5. Everybody
  6. Respect
  7. Germany Rocks
  8. Bad Girl
  9. Back To The Bullet
  10. Back In My Arms
  11. Hypnotised
  12. Masquerade
  13. Danger Zone
  14. Faster Than Light
  15. Concrete Jungle
  16. Out Of Control



The Best Of Sinner - The Noise Years  COMPILATION
1994 JVC
  1. Danger Zone
  2. Playing With Fire
  3. Masquerade
  4. Fast,Hard & Loud
  5. Gypsy
  6. Scene Of A Crime
  7. Lost In A Minute
  8. Shout!
  9. The Shiver
  10. Bad Girl
  11. Comin` Out Fighting
  12. Shadow Of The Night
  13. Knife In My Heart
  14. Fight The Fight
  15. Too Late To Run Away
  16. Everybody
  17. Faster Than Light
  18. Emerald
  19. Desperate Heart



Bottom Line  
1995 Koch Int'l
  1. The biggest lie
  2. Roses of yesterday
  3. When silence falls
  4. All men are heroes
  5. I can't stop the fire
  6. We'll make it alright
  7. Rage of a hurricane
  8. Mercy killer
  9. Dead end street
  10. In the heart of the young
  11. Hearts of steel
  12. Say goodbye
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Henny Wolter
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Frank Rössler
  • Fritz Randow



In The Line Of Fire  LIVE
1996 Koch Int'l
  1. When silence falls
  2. Comin' out fighting
  3. All men are heroes
  4. Back in my arms
  5. Respect
  6. The biggest lie
  7. Born to rock
  8. Knife in my heart
  9. Rebel Yell
  10. Rage of a hurricane
  11. Everybody
  12. Modern World
  13. There's only one way to rock
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Frank Rössler
  • Fritz Randow



Judgement Day  
1997 Arcade
  1. Used to the Truth
  2. Troublemaker
  3. Jump the Gun
  4. Judgement Day
  5. Pray for Mercy
  6. White Lightning
  7. Blue Tattoo
  8. School of Hard Knocks
  9. The Fugitive
  10. Deathwalker
  11. Streets of Sin
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Frank Rössler
  • Fritz Randow



Nature Of Evil  
1998 Nuclear Blast
  1. Devil`s River
  2. A Question Of Honour
  3. Justice From Hell
  4. The Nature Of Evil
  5. Some Truth (Has Better Left Unknown)
  6. Darksoul
  7. Faith And Conviction
  8. Rising ()
  9. Walk On The Dark Side
  10. Trust No One
  11. The Sun Goes Down (Thin Lizzy cover)
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Frank Rössler
  • Fritz Randow



The Second Decade  COMPILATION
1999 Nuclear Blast
  1. The Second Decade (previously unreleased)
  2. Jump The Gun
  3. When Silence Falls
  4. Devil`s River
  5. Used To The Truth
  6. A Question Of Honour
  7. The Truth Is Out There (previously unreleased)
  8. Balls To The Wall (Accept cover)
  9. Judgement Day
  10. The Biggest Lie
  11. Streets Of Sin
  12. Rage Of A Hurricane
  13. The Nature Of Evil
  14. Born To Rock (live)
  15. Respect (acoustic)



The End Of Sanctuary  
2000 Nuclear Blast
  1. Signed,Sealed & Delivered
  2. Blood Relations
  3. The End Of Sanctuary
  4. Pain In Your Neck
  5. Edge Of The Blade
  6. The Prophecy
  7. Destiny
  8. Congress Of Deceit
  9. Heavy Duty
  10. Night Of The Wolf
  11. Broken World
  12. Hand Of The Saint
  • Mat Sinner
  • Henny Wolter
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Frank Rössler
  • Uli Kusch



There Will Be Execution  
2003 Nuclear Blast
  1. Higher Lever Of Violence
  2. There Will Be Execution
  3. Requiem For A Sinner
  4. Die On Command
  5. Finalizer
  6. Locked & Loaded
  7. God Raises The Dead
  8. The River
  9. Liberty Of Death
  10. Black Monday
  11. Crown Of Thorns
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Henny Wolter
  • Frank Rössler
  • Fritz Randow



Mask Of Sanity  
2007 MTM
  1. The Other Side
  2. Diary Of Evil
  3. Badlands
  4. Black
  5. The Thunder Roar
  6. The Sign
  7. Revenge
  8. Under The Gun
  9. Can't Stand The Heat
  10. No Return
  11. Last Man Standing
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Henny Wolter
  • Klaus Sperling



Crash & Burn  
2008 AFM
  1. Crash & Burn
  2. Break The Silence
  3. The Dog
  4. Heart Of Darkness
  5. Revolution
  6. Unbreakable
  7. Fist To Face
  8. Until It Hurts
  9. Little Head
  10. Connection
  11. Like A Rock
  • Mat Sinner
  • Henny Wolter
  • Christof Leim
  • Klaus Sperling



Jump The Gun - The Collection  COMPILATION
2009
  1. Troublemaker
  2. Jump the Gun
  3. Streets of Sin
  4. Liberty of Death
  5. God Raises the Dead
  6. Locked and Loaded
  7. Roses of Yesterday
  8. History



One Bullet Left  
2011 AFM
  1. The One You Left Behind
  2. Back On Trail
  3. Give & Take
  4. One Bullet Left
  5. 10 2 Death
  6. Haunted
  7. Atomic Playboys
  8. Suicide Mission
  9. Wake Me When I'm Sober
  10. Mind Over Matter
  11. Mend To Be Broken
  12. Rolling Away
  • Mat Sinner
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Christof Leim
  • Alex Scholpp
  • André Hilgers



Touch Of Sin 2  
2013 AFM
  1. Born to Rock
  2. Comin' Out Fighting
  3. Bad Girl
  4. Knife in My Heart
  5. Concrete Jungle
  6. Don't Believe a Word
  7. Shout!
  8. Germany Rocks
  9. Danger Zone
  10. Emerald
  11. Blood on the Sand
  12. Lost in a Minute
  13. Masquerade
  14. Heat of the City
  • Mat Sinner
  • Alex Beyrodt
  • Christof Leim
  • Alex Scholpp
  • André Hilgers



No Place In Heaven - The Very Best Of The Noise Years 1984  COMPILATION
2016 Sanctuary
  1. Danger Zone
  2. No Place in Heaven
  3. Lupo Manaro
  4. The Shiver
  5. Shadow in the Night
  6. Wild Winds
  7. Rattlesnake
  8. Born to Rock
  9. Bad Girl
  10. Shout!
  11. The Storm Broke Loose
  12. Out of Control
  13. Too Late to Run Away
  14. Hand of Fate
  15. Masquerade
  16. Age of Rock
  17. Comin' Out Fighting
  18. Rebel Yell
  19. Germany Rocks
  20. Lost in a Minute
  21. Faster Than Light
  22. Hypnotized
  23. Don't Tell Me (That the Love has Gone)
  24. Knife in my Heart
  25. Dangerous Charm
  26. Nobody Rocks Like You
  27. Concrete Jungle
  28. Fight the Fight
  29. Back in my Arms
  30. Desperate Heart



Tequila Suicide  
2017 AFM
  1. Go Down Fighting (Jimmy Coup cover)
  2. Tequila Suicide
  3. Road to Hell
  4. Dragons
  5. Battle Hill
  6. Sinner Blues
  7. Why
  8. Gypsy Rebels
  9. Loud & Clear
  10. Dying on a Broken Heart
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Scholpp
  • Francesco Jovino



Santa Muerte  
2019 AFM
  1. Shine On
  2. Fiesta y copas
  3. Santa Muerte
  4. Last Exit Hell
  5. What Went Wrong
  6. Lucky 13
  7. Death Letter
  8. Craving
  9. The Wolf
  10. Misty Mountain
  11. The Ballad of Jack
  12. Stormy Night
  13. Sorry
  • Sascha Krebs
  • Giorgia Colleluori
  • Mat Sinner
  • Tom Naumann
  • Alex Scholpp
  • Markus Kullmann




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