Rock in Rio 2013 has just announced that Helloween + Kai Hansen will be playing
together on the Sunset Stage. The Sunset Stage differs from the main stage because
it’s filled with unexpected encounters between big names in music and new national
and international artists. The stage will receive artists from rock, hip hop, pop, soul,
punk, heavy metal, samba and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music).
Altogether there will
be 26 international artists and 28 meetings between different nationalities and it will
always happen from 2:40 p.m. until 7:20 p.m. Helloween + Kai Hansen will play on
September 22 (Sunday), the same they as Iron Maiden who will headline and close the
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MetalTalk.net has been saying (for almost a year now) that a Helloween reunion is
bound to happen. We have published a couple of articles explaining it and they can be
It won´t be the first time Kai Hansen will be seen playing with Helloween on stage since
his departure from the band back in 1989. But every time this has happened, it was
alongside Gamma Ray as 'special guests'. This time the Rock in Rio website leaves it
pretty clear: HELLOWEEN + KAIN HANSEN.
This year Helloween and Gamma Ray are playing together (once again) on their Hellish
Rock Tour Part 2. On this tour Kai Hansen (alone) joins Helloween on stage for a
Medley with songs (Halloween + How Many Tears + Heavy Metal Is The Law) from his
Is it a hint for the fans, preparing us for the inevitable? Where is Michael Kiske? I think
he is just waiting for a phone call.
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