"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1986
From: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Scanner News

Below is our complete Scanner news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Scanner Posts "The Judgment" Video

Scanner's latest album "The Judgment" was released last month via Massacre Records, and now the band has an official music video out for the title track, which can be seen below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. F.T.B.
3. Nevermore
4. Warlord
5. Eutopia
6. The Judgement
7. Battle Of Poseidon
8. Pirates
9. Known Better
10. The Race
11. The Legionary More...

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Scanner Streaming New Track "F.T.B."

Germany's Scanner is streaming the new track "F.T.B. (Fuck The Bastards)," the new track from the upcoming comeback release "The Judgment." The album marks the first release from the band in 13 years (2002's "Scantropolis") and is the first studio effort to feature vocalist Efthimios Ioannidis, who joined the band back in 2003.

The album, which was originally scheduled for a December 5th release, has been pushed back to January 23, 2015 via Massacre Records.

Check out "F.T.B. (Fuck the Bastards)" here:

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Scanner Unveils Artwork For "The Judgement"

German power metal act Scanner has unveiled the artwork for the upcoming long awaited release "The Judgement." The album is the follow up to the 2002 release "Scantropolis" and marks the first to feature vocalist Efthimios Ioannidis, who joined the band in 2003. "The Judgement" is set for release on December 5th via Massacre Records.

In recent news, the band welcomed back drummer Patrick Klose, who previously played with Scanner from 2010-2011. He replaced Franz Eichberger, who left in 2013 due to "religiously motivated reasons."

The artwork for "The Judgement" can be viewed here:


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Scanner Announces New Drummer

German metal act Scanner announced that drummer Patrick Klose (Ex-Elmsfire) has joined the band. Klose replaces Franz Eichberger, who left the band last month due to "religiously motivated reasons." Eichberger did play drums on the band's upcoming return album "The Judgement."

Klose will make his first appearance with the band on upcoming gigs in Milan, Italy and Moscow, Russia at the end of November.

For a taste of new Scanner, head on over to this lcoation to hear the demo of the new track "The Race." More...

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Scanner Posts Demo Of New Track "The Race"

German metal act Scanner has posted a rough demo of the new track "The Race." The song will appear on the band's new album "The Judgment," the band's sixth album and first in eleven years, which is targeted for later this year. The song marks the first taste of Scanner since 2002, when the band issued "Scantropolis" with then new vocalist Lisa Croft. Croft departed a year later and the band recruited Efthimios Ioannidis.

The current lineup for the band is:

Efthimios Ioannidis - Vocals
Axel A.J. Julius - Guitars
Andreas Zeidler - Guitars
Jonathan Sell- Bass
Franz Eichberger - Drums

Check out "The Race" here:

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