Axel Rudi Pell (born 27 June 1960) is a German heavy metal guitar player who currently works as a lead guitarist for an unnamed backing band he founded as a solo work. He started off with the band Steeler (1984–88) before leaving to start his solo career in 1989.
Axel Rudi Pell – Discography. Wild Obsession – 1989. Nasty Reputation – 1991. Eternal Prisoner – 1992. The Ballads – 1993. Between the walls – 1994. Made in Germany – 1995. Black Moon Pyramide – 1996. Magic – 1997. Oceans of Time – 1998. The Ballads II – 1999. The Masquerade Ball – 2000.
The band is the solo project of Steeler guitarist Axel Rudi Pell. He founded the band after his departure from Steeler in early 1989. He founded the band after his departure from Steeler in early 1989.
How Axel Rudi Pell has flown under the radar all these years simply amazes me. Musically, these guys are rock maestros. The band has been accused of being a one trick pony, serving up classic hard rock / metal influenced by the likes of Rainbow, Dio and Deep Purple.