Heaven Shall Burn are a German extreme metal band from Saalfeld, formed in 1996. The band consists of vocalist Marcus Bischoff, guitarists Maik Weichert and Alexander Dietz, bassist Eric Bischoff and drummer Christian Bass. They are currently signed to Century Media. They have released eight studio albums, as well as a number of other records. Their latest album, Veto, entered the German Album Charts at #2 in 2013.
Heaven Shall Burn’s musical style has been described as metalcore, melodic death metal and deathcore. Their lyrics often express militant support of anti-racism, fighting social injustice and similar stances. All members are vegans or vegetarians and most follow or followed a straight edge lifestyle.