Remaining Metalium members Henning Basse, Tolo Grimalt, Matthias Lange and Michael Ehré have announced the upcoming release of the digital single ‘Never Surrender‘ on August 31, 2021. The song is a tribute to the late Lars Ratz – their friend, founding member and bassist of the band –  who tragically died earlier this year. Keyboardist Don Airey (Deep Purple), guitarist Chris Caffery (ex-Metalium) and bassist Jens Becker (Grave Digger) join the band […]

Yesterday, Lars Ranzenberger (aka Lars Ratz) was killed in a tragic accident with his ultralight airplane on Mallorca, Spain. Lars was just 53 years old. Everyone at Massacre Records is shocked and mourns the loss of a longtime artist and friend. Lars and his band METALIUM were one of the senior artists at Massacre Records. The first contract was signed in 1999, and the debut album ‘Millennium Metal – Chapter […]