Origin:
Hamburg, Germany
Decades:
1989–present

Gamma Ray is a power metal band from northern Germany, founded and fronted by Kai Hansen after his departure from Helloween. Hansen is the current lead vocalist, guitarist as well as the chief songwriter. The band is known as one of the most prominent bands of the German heavy metal scene. Despite having many lineup changes in their early career, the band's lineup has remained stable since 1997.