Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I and the following year’s Part II are career highlights, but the most recent full-lengther, My God-Given Right, proves that they’ve lost none of their power. Frontman Michael Kiske still has a remarkably powerful voice, up there with Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson and former Queensryche singer Geoff Tate on the Teutonic scale. Add a bunch of pumpkins, and we’re in for a great night.
German power-metal band Helloween are one of those bands that didn’t ever really bother the mainstream charts, but they’ve been around for so long and put out so much quality material (15 studio albums between 1985 and 2015) that they now have a more-than-enviable fan base and can headline venues such as the Hollywood Palladium. 1987’s