In 1996 the German metalcore-power Heaven Shall Burn was founded. When four years later their release ASUNDER, one of the biggest carreers in the history of German metal began. With the deal with Century Media and the great ANTIGONE, the five from Thuringia established as a constant part of the scene. The band is well-known for the political lyrics and with the ICONOCLAST trilogy they became even relevant for the charts. Heaven Shall Burn are rather scarce in their live appearances. They play as many concerts a year as other bands play in a month, what, however, just supports the bands quality and exclusivness. Their latest masterpiece VETO, released in 2013, cements their place at the top of the metal hierarchy.