The very heavy power trio was born when Shorty and Leo enlisted bass player and second vocalist Spooky. Adored by a myriad of loyal fans all over the world, and loathed by just as many scathing critics, who more often than not compared them to a continental poor man’s Motorhead, Killer became one of Belgium’s all-
The release of their first two albums: "Ready For Hell" and “Wall Of Sound" -
In those days Killer were innovators, playing melodic speed-
The third album, "Shock Waves", proved immensely successful as this time around both fans and critics unanimously lauded the album as a very-
Next, Killer was ready, willing and able to have their imposing live sound captured for release on a double live album to be called "Still Alive In Eighty-
Killer soldiered on and experienced one more climax before going into deliberate if transitory retirement; the invasion of Poland in 1986, where -
By 1990 the Mausoleum Records label had made a comeback, and so had Killer. A year earlier Shorty and Spooky had recruited new drummer Rudy Simons, and added Jan Van Springel as second guitar player to the line-
By 1991 though Grunge music ruled the world and Killer took a step back once again. Later that year however Shorty, under his last name: Van Camp, released a solo album entitled "Too Wild To Tame" on the CNR label. The album sounded as if it could have been Killer, volume IV, but the album was never widely available outside the Benelux countries so it was a treat for Killer aficionados around the world when no less than four selections from the Van Camp album were included as bonus tracks on the 2002 re-
In 1993 Shorty and Spooky went back to their roots and played in a Blues-
On May 10, 2002, a reformed Killer were joined by Doro (Warlock), headlining the sold-
Released in May 2003, "Broken Silence", the band’s first new album since 1991, featured great anthem-
In 2005 the band was ready for a follow-
In 2010 original bass player Spooky once again left the band and was replaced by Ian Anthony. Since then Shorty (guitar and vocals), Vanne (drums) and Ian (bass) have continued gigging relentlessly, regularly also playing festivals around Europe.
And now, celebrating 35 years of "We-
In may 2017 Jan Anthonis left the band due to health problems. But the good news is that original and co founding bandmember / bass player and lead singer "Spooky" joined Killer again. This means Killer is almost in his original line up with the combination of the 2 strong lead voices of the golden duo Shorty and Spooky. Killer is now better than ever before ;
new recordings may be expected to be released. After the dead of Alfie Falkenbach , which meant also the end of the legendary "Mauseleum records", Killer is now looking for a new record deal. We have several interesting proposals and decisions will follow as soon as possible.
soon we will re-
and we are also working on a complete new album with new songs.
End march 2018 Shorty and Spooky splitted their collaboration again, and previous Bass player Ian Anthony who recovered from health problems, returned to Killer to take his place on the bassguitar again.
New recordings will follow end of this year and-
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