| 31 October 2010|
| Burning Sun
27 October 2010
Power metal, Speed metal
| 2009-2010 at Mi Sueño Studio, Tenerife, Spain|
62:19 (limited edition)
Victor Talking Machine Company
Helloween albums, Power metal albums
7 Sinners is the thirteenth studio album by German power metal band Helloween, released in 2010. A video clip for "Are You Metal?" was released 11 October 2010. The whole album could be heard on Myspace a week before the physical release. For the first time since 2000's The Dark Ride, each song on the album is a solo composition, i.e. each member has written both the music and lyrics to his song with no additional input from any other member. 7 Sinners sold 1,900 copies in its first week of release in the U.S.
Commenting on the album, bassist Markus Grosskopf said:
Andi Deris – Vocals
Michael Weikath – Guitar
Sascha Gerstner – Guitar, backing vocals
Markus Grosskopf – Bass
Dani Löble – Drums
Additional personnel:Matthias Ulmer – Keyboards
Eddy Wrapiprou – Keyboards
Eberhard Hahn – Flute solo on "Raise the Noise"
William "Billy" King and Olaf Senkbeil – Choirs
Ron Deris – Additional backing vocals on "Far in the Future"
Biff Byford – Spoken prologue to 'Who is Mr. Madman?' Also voiced the intro on their last studio album Gambling with the Devil.
Marcos Moura – Pumpkins Illustrations
1Where the Sinners Go3:367 Sinners Wikipedia
2Are You Metal?3:35
3Who Is Mr Madman?5:44