MIDNIGHT RIDER is a German heavy metal band, formed 2004 in Koblenz by guitarist and main songwriter Blumi. The genre is classical heavy rock.
The first line up was a german-japanese-alliance with the following members: on Vocals Wayne (ex-British Steel), on Guitar Blumi (Metal Inquisitor, Metalucifer), on bass Cliff (Metal Inquisitor, Deathfist, Metalucifer) and the second Guitar by Samm (Magnesium, Ex-Sabbat) and drums by Kenji (Gorgon).
After the release of the selftitled 12" EP "Midnight Rider" in 2009 the band became very quick a well noticed underground act worldwide. Untill today the band gets more known all over the world.
Since 2013 the band has a new line up and consists of german members only.
In the beginning of 2017 the band released their first full-length-album "Manifestation" with 10 brilliant songs.
The long awaited second full-length album "Beyond The Blood Red Horizon" will release in October 2022 via MASSACRE RECORDS.