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HANK SHERMANN

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HANK SHERMANN, born July 1959, started playing guitar in March 1977. His first ever guitar was a Japanese black Les Paul copy bought for around 100 USD. He started in the punk-scene in Copenhagen in Spring 1978, but slowly found his alley in Heavy Metal bands like Judas Priest, UFO and Black Sabbath. His first band named Brats, was formed in 1978 and first ever show was July 28th that same year. Brats released an album in 1980 via CBS records, six month later the band broke up.

MERCYFUL FATE came to surface in early 1981 , when singer King Diamond joined the band, starting a new breed in heavy metal music. Mercyful Fate disbanded in 1985, only to reform again in 1992. The Band has been inactive since 1999, “Some day we might rise again”…says Hank

Extended Biography Below…

PERSONAL FAVES

What is Hank inspired by

EARLY INSPIRATIONS:
Michael Schenker & UFO
Uli Roth & Scorpions
Judas Priest – 70s Albums
Sweet – ’73-’76

FAVOURITE ALBUMS:
Judas Priest/Stained Class
Judas Priest/Sin After Sin
Black Sabbath/Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath/Sabotage
Scorpions/Virgin Killer
Warning/2 (The Red Album)
Sweet/Fanny Adams
Van Halen/1st
Captain Beyond/1st
Aerosmith/Rocks

FAVOURITE CAR:
Volvo Amazon 123 GT 1967

FAVOURITE GUITAR:
Fender Stratocaster 1972

DISCOGRAPHY

HANK SHERMANN INSIDE NEWS

GUITARIST & Co-FOUNDER of MERCYFUL FATE

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