Kai Michael Hansen (born 17 January 1963) is a Power metal guitarist, vocalist and composer.
He is a prominent figure in power metal and has sold millions of albums worldwide-
He is regarded as "the godfather of power metal", having founded three influential bands in the genre.
In 1984 he founded Helloween, in which he was until 1989. But he returned in 2017 and already announced a new album with the current line-up.
In 1989 he founded Gamma Ray and continue to date releasing albums and touring.
He was also the guitarist of the band Iron Savior for 3 albums. Throughout his career he has collaborated with different bands such as Blind Guardian, Angra, Avantasia and others.
In 2011, he joined the band Unisonic featuring former Helloween vocalist Michael Kiske. They have already released two great albums.
Unisonic is possibly the most distant project of the Power Metal in which Kai has been involved. It's more Hard Rock or Heavy Metal band.
In 2017 he released his first solo album titled Hansen & Friends.
The playlist contains 174 songs that Kai plays the guitar, some he sings and others is just a luxury guest.
The playlist lasts almost 15 hours, a perfect Power Metal experience.
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