Heavens Gate was a power/heavy metal band from Wolfsburg, Germany
They started out as a band called Steeltower in 1982 releasing their first record, Night of the Dog in 1984. Their first record as Heaven’s Gate was 1989’s “In Control”. They were, together with German bands Helloween, Gamma Ray, Grave Digger, Running Wild, and Rage, the pioneers in German power metal, taking their influences mainly from Helloween as well as from Judas Priest. They also did a metal cover of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Monty Python, from the movie The Life of Brian.