Stormwitch is a heavy metal band from Heidenheim, Baden Württemberg, Germany, formed in 1979 under the name Lemon Sylvan. The name was changed into Stormwitch in 1981.[unreliable source?] They have been called "The Masters of Black Romantic" by their fans. The band's song lyrics often focused on fantasy, occult or historical themes, along with their contemporaries and countrymen Helloween. They performed at Wacken Open Air festival in 2002.Over time they have changed their sound from a Judas Priest-esque style of heavy metal to a more keyboard based form of power metal.