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PRAYING MANTIS Unveils New Lineup

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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 forthcoming live shows.

Jon and Hans are seasoned professional musicians with a vast experience of playing alongside bands such as TotoVengeanceJan Akkerman, and Steve Lukather and will bring a extra dimension to the Mantis sound.

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Praying Mantis are: John Cuijpers – Lead Vocals, Tino Troy – Guitars & Vocals, Chris Troy – Bass & Vocals, Andy Burgess – Guitars + Vocals, Hans in ‘t Zandt – Drums

Forthcoming Praying Mantis shows:

27th July Headbangers Open Air Hamburg, Germany
02th August The Bull Colchester, UK
03th August The Railway Ipswich, UK
04th August Cambridge Rock Festival, UK

Praying Mantis are a well established band of melodic hard rockers. They were formed by brothers Tino and Chris Troy in 1973 and together with ‘Iron Maiden‘, they spearheaded the NWOBHM movement.

Praying Mantis became one of THE most influential bands of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM). The band is also one of a very small number of bands from that era to have remained a going concern over the intervening years, and to still record and appear live regularly.

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