PHANTOM 5 – Play to Win

Phantom 5 is BACK! After the success of their self-titled debut album, the brainchild of producer/guitarist (and for this record, bassist) Michael Voss and vocalist Claus Lessmann have returned with yet another incredible outing of impeccable German Melodic Hard Rock! Once again joined by Robert Boebel on guitars and keyboards and Axel Kruse on drums, these fist pumping anthems will tickle the eardrums of any connoisseur of melodic hard rock.

Originally born as “Supremacy”, the band decided to change their name to Phantom 5 before recording their debut album for release last year. It had been a long time since the public had heard a melodic hard rock record THIS GOOD coming from Germany! Mixing influences from the cream of the crop of German melodic hard rock bands, but with Michael and Claus’ unique stamp on it, the debut was met with rave reviews across the board.

After the success of that album, Michael and Claus knew it was a no-brainer to follow it up with an even more inspired outing and that is exactly what they’ve done here. “Play To Win” does exactly what the title says!


The Change In You



Read Your Mind

Play To Win

Child Soldiers

Do You Believe In Love

Phantom Child

Had Enuff

Shadows Dance

Reach Out


PRODUCED BY: Michael Voss

STUDIO: Kidroom Studios, Greven, Germany. Drum Recordings by Ralf Munkes at Empire Studios, Bensheim, Germany.

RECORDED BY: Michael Voss

MIXED BY: Michael Voss

MASTERED BY: Michael Voss



Claus Lessmann – Lead Vocals

Michael Voss – Guitars, Bass and Backing Vocals

Robert Boebel – Guitars and Keyboards

Axel Kruse – Drums & Xplosions

GENRE: Melodic Hard Rock

FOR FANS OF: Scorpions, Jaded Heart, Fair Warning, Bonfire

Release date: October 13th 2017



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