STATETROOPER's NWOBHM Roots Run Deep

STATETROOPER, the reunited British hard rock outfit fronted by former MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) singer Gary Barden, have drafted Tony O'Hora on bass guitar, a man better known for his roles as frontman for outfits such as thrashers ONSLAUGHT, NWOBHM veterans PRAYING MANTIS, '80s rockers HIGHWIRE, his own HORA-KANE project, AOR band TORINO and even '70s glam titans SWEET.

STATETROOPER boast a membership rich in NWOBHM tradition, citing credits with acts such as WEAPON, WILDFIRE and HERITAGE. The band recently made an impressive return with their Michael Voss-produced sophomore album, "The Calling" (available via the band's own CIC Records).

A full STATETROOPER biography and discography can be found here.

(Thanks: Rockdetector.com)

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