Scorpions guitarist who helped laid the foundations for the neo-classical metal genre and who also played with UFO.
He has worked with Electric Sun on albums like Earthquake, Fire Wind, and Beyond the Astral Skies.
Ritchie Blackmore from Deep Purple was also instrumental in reviving classical metal.
He formed a band called Dawn Road, which merged with the Scorpions when their lead guitarist left.
He grew up in Düsseldorf, West Germany. He has dated Monika Dannemann.