Gilgames J

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Comprising Frank Van Stijn (vocals), Henry Van Santen (guitar), Gerry Den Hartog (guitar), Jan Vos (bass) and Hans Laponder (drums), Dutch heavy metal band Gilgames J made their debut in 1982 with a track…
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Comprising Frank Van Stijn (vocals), Henry Van Santen (guitar), Gerry Den Hartog (guitar), Jan Vos (bass) and Hans Laponder (drums), Dutch heavy metal band Gilgames J made their debut in 1982 with a track on the compilation album Metal Clogs. Two years later they followed it with their debut album for the same label, Take One. Self-evidently influenced by other mainland European bands such as the Scorpions and Gamma, their forceful but uninspiring melodic hard rock failed to build an audience beyond the Netherlands, and there was no follow-up.