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Praying Mantis to play O2 Aceademy Islington

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Steve Carroll R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that we have to relay the tragic news regarding the passing of Steve Carroll, former guitarist with Praying Mantis (latter Little Bo Bitch) whose tasteful licks, melodic tones and fine voice graced the highly acclaimed

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Legacy Album Launch

To launch the new Legacy album Praying Mantis are playing the Borderline, London on 30th August Tickets available here

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Burn Review of Legacy

Burrn ! Magazine in Japan published the following review. New album of British “ex-NWOBHM” merodic metal band, Praying Mantis, for the first time since 30th Anniversary re-recording best “Metalmorphosis(2011)”, as original album since “Sanctuary(2009)”. It featured Jaycee Cuijpers(ex Ayreon) as

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Forthcoming gigs – Dates in Germany and Japan

To promote the new album “Legacy” Praying Mantis will be playing the following shows. 21/ 10/15 – Augsburg near Munich 22/ 10/15   Russelsheim near Frankfurt 23/ 10/15  Bochum near Dortmund 24/ 10/15 The Ranch Festival Hechingen near Stuttgart 3/ 11/15  Harajuku

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Metal Talk review of Legacy

Metaltalk.Net review PRAYING MANTIS ‘Legacy’ (Frontiers) Release Date: 21st August 2015 Joe Geesin Often associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Praying Mantis have always been at the melodic end. And this, their tenth album (I’m going

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Hardrock Haven Online Magazine – Legacy Review

HardrockHaven.Net Review Praying Mantis | Legacy by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — It has been way too long since NWOBHM-turned-melodic rock band Praying Mantis delivered some new music. It’s been four years since theirMetamorphosis release, and that was

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Legacy (Currently unreliable) Europe Edition was released 21 August 2015 Japanese Edition was released 28 August 2015   Catalogue Type Cat No. Label Country CD FR CD 701/8024391070123 Frontiers Italy CD KICP-1738/4988003473037 King Records Japan Track List Title Writers Length 01.

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“Fight for your honour” released

Praying Mantis are pleased to announce the release of the video of “Fight For Your Honour” from the forth coming album “Legacy”. Legacy will be released on Frontiers (FR CD 701/8024391070123) on 21-08-2015. In Japan the release will be on

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Legacy Update

Frontier have released the artwork for the new album from Praying Mantis. The band have made an introduction video And here is the Frontier press release: Praying Mantis are ready to unleash their tenth studio album, “Legacy”! Check out an

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