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New Line-up Revealed

Immediate Press Release NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends PRAYING MANTIS announce that they have joined forces with Dutch duo, Vocalist Jaycee (John Cuijpers) and Drummer Hans in ‘t Zandt. These new members will be featuring on the

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Praying Mantis in Classic Rock Present AOR 8

Classic Rock Present AOR vol 8 features a review of Praying Mantis’ career and is on sale from today.

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Gig List as of March 8th 2013

Praying Mantis have the current gigs line up so far this year. Sat. 23rd March – Merton Manor, 76 Kingston Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 1LA, United Kingdom – See facebook Sat. 30th March – Very ‘Eavy Festival, “De Spont”, Gandhiplein

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New Gigs

My details for these show are a limited but Praying Mantis have the following shows planned. Thursday 19th July, Merton manor, 76 Kingston Road, South Wimbledon, London, SW19 1LA Friday 27th July, Nicosia, Cyprus, Power of the Night festival Saturday

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Bob Angelo looking to publish a book on his Iron maiden and Praying Mantis days

“It’s a book about my times in both IRON MAIDEN & PRAYING MANTIS. It covers all of the time spent in ‘MAIDEN, all in chonological order, in great detail, along with early snapshots of the band, which have never been

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Who wants Candy? Some Rock Candy? ;-)

We are pleased to tell fans that Derek Oliver and his team at Rock Candy are going to be re-releasing ”Time Tells No Lies’ available from 13th February 2012. If you haven’t already, please check it out. Have given you

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Fan Photos – Gallery!

If you havent already, please check out the new Fan Photo gallery that is growing by the day! It is located on our Official Facebook page here: If you have any photos from days gone by or more recently, please

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Fan Photos from Merton Manor Club & Guildford

Please find these fantastic photos taken by fans to share with you guys. Cheers to Derek Carter and Mark Taylor for their contributions! Check them all out here: If you want to contribute, drop me a line at with

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Rock Radio Oni Featuring Praying Mantis This Thursday 7pm GMT

Many thanks to Ian at Rock Radio Oni who is featuring Praying Mantis on Thursday, 7pm, repeated Friday 10pm Anytime, Send your pals to If your ever in Northern Ireland, make sure you give us a shout!!

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(Many thanks to Mark for his support and taking the time out to interview and review the gig for Metal-Talk) Praying Mantis flew off to Japan today for gigs in Tokyo and Osaka and Mark spent some time chatting to

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