TANK, PRAYING MANTIS To Team Up For U.K. Gig

The legendary British power metal mercenaries TANK — featuring Mick Tucker and Cliff Evans on guitar and original TANK drummer Mark Brabbs alongside two new recruits, ex-RAINBOW/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN frontman Doogie White and ex-BRUCE DICKINSON bassist Chris Dale — will team up with legendary NWOBHM act PRAYING MANTIS for a May 24 concert at The Peel in Kingston Upon Thames, U.K. More information is available on the poster below.

Metal Mind Productions reissued two remastered albums by TANK"War Of Attrition Live 1981" and "Filth Hounds Of Hades" — on January 26 in Europe (March 10 in the USA via MVD). Each limited-edition digipack title (limited to 2,000 copies) was digitally remastered using 24-bit technology and contains bonus tracks.

Frontiers Records has set a June 5 European release date for the new studio album from PRAYING MANTIS, entitled "Sanctuary" (July 14 in the U.S.). The CD was recorded in Atlanta, Georgia under the direction of producer/engineer Andy Reilly (ASIA, THE CULT, BRUCE DICKINSON, FM, etc).

PRAYING MANTIS is:

Tino Troy - Guitar, Backing Vocals
Chris Troy - Bass, Backing Vocals
Benjy Reid - Drums
Andy Burgess - Guitar, Backing Vocals
Mike Freeland - Lead Vocals

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