: ''For the Oasis album, see The Masterplan.''
"Masterplan" is a German power metal band founded by Uli Kusch and Roland Grapow upon leaving Helloween.
''Masterplan'' was formed in 2002 by Roland Grapow and Uli Kusch, both of whom left the German Power Metal band Helloween in the Autumn of 2001.
The first MCD ''Enlighten me'' was released the 18.11.2002
By the time their first full-length and self-titled CD was released in 2003, Janne "Warman" Wirman was replaced by Axel Mackenrott. Warman actually played almost all keyboards on the album, but could not stay on as a full time member due to his commitments to Children of Bodom.
The band got the "European Border Breakers" award in 2004 from the European Commission. While the jury wasn't entirely pleased with the award going to long-haired, leathercoats that played loud music, the CD-sales spoke for themselves.
In 2005 they released their second album ''Aeronautics''.
Masterplan has announced a new album on their official website. The album is scheduled for March 2007. Recordings will take place in September and October 2006. Andy Sneap, producer of the two previous albums will also produce this ...
|country||Germany - Norway|
|years active||2001 - present|
|music genre||Power metal|