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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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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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Mark Taylor’s Metal-Talk ‘Merton Manor Club’ review

Many Thanks to Mark Taylor for coming down and giving both his support and excellent review!!! PRAYING MANTIS MERTON MANOR CLUB, LONDON What a good way to warm up for another year full of more gigs than with a low

Posted in Live reviews, News Mark Taylor’s Big City Nights Hard Rock Hell 2011 Review

MARK TAYLOR’S BIG CITY NIGHTS HARD ROCK HELL V Pontins, Prestatyn 2nd/4th December 2011 (**Many thanks to Mark Taylor for his fantastic review**) Read the full Hard Rock Hell review here: ”Praying Mantis are a band who are going from

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‘Metalmorphosis’ in current ‘Top Future Releases’ via CDJapan

  CD Japan has listed ‘Metalmorphosis’ as one of there ‘Top Future Sellers’ listed here: To order your copy, follow this link:    

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Heavy Metal Time Machine’s Andy lists ‘Metalmorphosis’ in Top 30

Many thanks to Andy who has listed ‘Metalmorphosis’ among his Top 30 2011 – Praying Mantis comes in at a brilliant 18! Check it out here:

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Metalcova Festival Review – Thanks to 7ight 7or 7reedom

Praying Mantis … finally!! Yes, true, despite a whole year waiting, finally on Saturday 26N in Barcelona, true NWOBHM Legends were delivering a great show. Raven and Praying Mantis were headliners. Before, Bourbon Society, Wild and Tysondog were opening

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Dangerdog: ‘Metalmorphosis’ Review Many thanks to Craig for his awesome review via Danger Dog USA! PRAYING MANTIS: METALMORPHOSIS Praying Mantis: Metalmorphosis Melodic Hard Rock (NWOBHM) 3.5/5.0 Independent/Self-promotion Website Facebook MySpace  by Craig Hartranft,  02.14.2011     It’s unlikely as an American, unless you’re a devotee

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