Praying Mantis's Information
Praying Mantis are a well established
band of melodic hard rockers. They
were formed by brothers Tino and Chris
Troy in the mid 70's and together with
'Iron Maiden', they spearheaded the
NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy
Their first album 'Time Tells No Lies'
received much critical acclaim. After
various projects including 'Stratus'
featuring Clive Burr (ex Maiden) &
Bernie Shaw (now with Uriah Heep).
Praying Mantis reformed in 1990 (for
the 10th anniversary of NWOBHM) with
Paul Di anno & Dennis Stratton. They
recorded 'Live at last' which sparked
a re-birth and followed up with a
further 11 albums.
They are gaining new fans worldwide
every day, especially since the
release of the brilliant 'Sanctuary'
which is receiving excellent reviews
throughout the Rock and Metal world.
Tino Troy Guitars / Backing vocals
Chris Troy Bass Guitar / Backing
Benjy Reid Drums and Percussion
Andy Burgess Guitars / Backing vocals
Mike Freeland Lead vocals
Management & Contact Details
Distribution: Cargo Records
PR & Booking: SLW Promotions
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