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.
Band: Mike Freeland – Lead Vocals, Tino Troy – Guitars & Vocals, Chris Troy – Bass & Vocals, Andy Burgess – Guitars, Vocals, Gary Mackenzie – Drums
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.
Label: Frontiers Records
Booking: Rock N Growl Booking: booking (at) rockngrowl.com, Praying Mantis