Bonfire is one of the most important rock bands in Germany. Since its inception in 1972 (the original name Cacumen) contributes significantly to the local melodic-rock scene. In 2011, the band released its latest studio album, which also celebrated its 25th anniversary. The album has been a huge success not only in Germany. In support of Bonfire played many concerts with legends of the genre, such as Journey, Foreginer, Thin Lizzy, Cinderella, or Hammerfall.