Change Location × Worldwide

    Find Me

    • Use Current Location

    Recent Locations

      Blitzkrieg Tour Dates and Concert Tickets

      • Blitzkrieg Photo #1
      1 of 1
      New wave of British heavy metal
      BLITZKRIEG Brian Ross - Vocals Ken Johnson - Lead Guitars Guy Laverick - Lead Guitars Phil Brewis - Drums Paul Brewis - Bass Record Label - Armageddon Music ( www.armageddonmusic.de) Short Info Blitzkrieg have just completed work on their latest release titled "Theatre Of The Da... read more
      172 people track this artist

      Recommendations Similar to Blitzkrieg

      Receive alerts & never miss a show | Manage Favorites

      COMMENTS ABOUT Blitzkrieg

      MORE INFO ABOUT Blitzkrieg

      Bio

      BLITZKRIEG
      Brian Ross - Vocals
      Ken Johnson - Lead Guitars
      Guy Laverick - Lead Guitars
      Phil Brewis - Drums
      Paul Brewis - Bass

      Record Label - Armageddon Music ( www.armageddonmusic.de)

      Short Info
      Blitzkrieg have just completed work on their latest release titled "Theatre Of The Damned" due for release on the 27th July through their new label Armageddon Music. Co produced by Biff Byford of Saxon, they have achieved a classic mix of all you would expect from this legendary band but with a definite modern flavour. This latest release captures the essence of true British metal at it's absolute best with riffs and melodies right up there with the best in the World, people are going to take notice of this record. The songs have huge diversity meaning there is something for everyone, from great melodic hooks to grinding grooves, this album has it all done with musicisanship at the highest level from a band that means business. Make sure to check out "Theatre Of The Damned" coming soon from Armageddon Music.

      History
      Blitzkrieg was formed in Leicester in October 1980. Their first demo, made in November that year, secured them their first recording deal with Neat Records resulting in the famous Blitzkrieg/Buried Alive single & a track on the Lead Weight compilation album. The band gigged extensively in England but split in 1981. The members went their own separate ways but Brian Ross & Mick Moore stayed together to form the heart of Avenger. The band released 2 singles on Neat: Ross then left to join Satan with whom he recorded the classic Caught In The Act album which was released by Roadrunner & licensed to Neat for the UK. After the success of the Satan album & European tours, the band’s direction became unclear & Ross decided to leave & concentrate on managing the North East band Lone Wolf (Brian performed vocals on the single Your Move). Now Ross decided that it was time to record the Blitzkrieg LP that had been planned on their single, Your Move. Now Ross decided that it was time to record the Blitzkrieg LP that had been planned way back in 1981, entitled A Time Of Changes: it was released in 1985 on Neat/Roadrunner with recruits from the previous bands brought in to record the album. Meanwhile, Metallica covered the song Blitzkrieg on their Creeping Death EP. In 1991 the band made a mini album called Ten Years Of Blitzkrieg for Roadrunner to celebrate their tenth anniversary, re-recording the Blitzkrieg /Buried Alive tracks together with 3 new numbers. In 1995 Neat Records re-emerged with a vengeance & immediately signed Blitzkrieg to a new 3 album deal: Unholy Trinity, Ten & The Mists Of Avalon were the result (also released in Japan on Pony Canyon Records). Another boost from Metallica came when the USA rockers again covered the Blitzkrieg track on their Live Shit box set & their 1998 album Garage Inc. 2002 saw the release of their new album Absolute Power on Edgy Records (a spin off label of Neat Records’ boss Jess Cox) to rave reviews worldwide. A spate of interviews in Europe, the UK & the USA followed with a string of festival dates in Europe (& the US) which helped push the band back into the spotlight once more. Absolute Power was released in Brazil on Hellion Records & as an LP in Sweden by TPL Records. Following the release of their double Anthology CD on Sanctuary Records the band released their first live album on Metal Nation Records (again owned by Jess Cox). Following the release of Absolutely live, the band went on to record the critically acclaimed “Sins and Greed” which was released in mid 2005. This was also the subject of a Limited edition double gatefold release by TPL records in Sweden and in Brazil. The band has been gigging extensively throughout 2005 and 2006 touring with both Saxon and Doro in the UK as well as several European festivals. Live dates are being scheduled in Europe

      Categories: Music | World

      Claim your performer profile on eventful to:
      • Find out where you're in demand and route your tours
      • Get stats and demographic data on your fans
      • Send messages to your fans
      • Add your events and edit your profile
      Get Started Now!