Origin: Germany
Genres: Power Metal

Risk  


Risk was the band formerly known as Faithful Breath, who by the mid-eighties had become a respectable and fairly well known German power metal band. It's not quite clear why the band felt the need to change name, but in any case the musical style didn't change radically (though they dropped the Viking image of the old band), still in the Accept realm of straightahead power metal, maybe a bit more aggressive than in the past, possibly due to the addition of guitarist Romme Keymer, who had previously played in Angel Dust in their speed metal days. Despite some decent albums they never made it to the upper levels of metal stardom, and faded away in the mid-nineties.

Current Members

Heinrich Mikus

vocals (Faithful Breath)

Roman Keymer

guitars (Angel Dust)

Christian Sumser

guitars

Peter Dell

bass (Faithful Breath)

Jürgen Düsterloh

drums (Faithful Breath) RIP: August 18, 2014, age 54

Former Members/Guests

Thilo Herrmann

guitars (Faithful Breath, Grave Digger, Holy Moses, Running Wild)


Discography



The Daily Horror News 
1988 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Living in chaos
  2. Roadwar
  3. DNS madness
  4. Revolution now
  5. Alien terror
  6. Speed kills
  7. Rommes Fritz
  8. Strike
  9. Violent science (CD bonus track)
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh




Hell's Animals 
1989 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Monkey business
  2. Perfect kill
  3. Dead or alive
  4. The secret of our destiny
  5. Sicilian showdown
  6. Tuture and pain
  7. Mindshock
  8. Megalomania
  9. Russian nights
  10. Epilogue
  11. Skid-row kid (CD bonus track)
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Thilo Herrmann
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh




(EP) Ratman 
1989 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Ratman
  2. Germans
  3. Skid-Row Kid
  4. Violent Science
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Thilo Herrmann
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh




Dirty Surfaces 
1990 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Beach panic
  2. Pyromanic man
  3. Legend of the kings
  4. Warchild
  5. Paralysed
  6. Like a roller-coaster
  7. Blood is red
  8. Letter from beyond
  9. Burn my heart
  10. Iron wheels
  11. Dirty surfaces
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Thilo Herrmann
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh




The Reborn 
1992 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Arise
  2. Last warning
  3. Be no more
  4. Lullaby
  5. Awakening
  6. Turn back to ecstasy
  7. Eclipse
  8. The night will fall
  9. Phantasmagoria
  10. Armageddon
  11. No one will remember
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Christian Sumser
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh




Turpitude 
1993 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Cry
  2. Materialized
  3. Not true
  4. The day will come
  5. So weird
  6. Hopeless ground
  7. And we don`t care
  8. Squeeze my skull & brains
  9. Show no mercy
  10. Serious mysterious
  • Heinrich Mikus
  • Roman Keymer
  • Christian Sumser
  • Peter Dell
  • Jürgen Düsterloh


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