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  SNAKECHARMER FINALLY UNLEASHED TO PRESS AND PUBLIC
14th December 2011

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New classic rock outfit Snakecharmer were finally introduced to the industry on December 5th with an intimate launch party, where selected members of the press listened to an exquisite four tracks appetizer, equally split between unforgettable Whitesnake classics and Snakecharmer's own unreleased work.

A special guest appearance with Uriah Heep at London's Shepherds Bush Empire completed the launch on December 8th, introducing the band to the general public.

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Among the party's attendees were leading journalists from the BBC, Classic Rock Magazine and Planet Rock as well as cast and musical directors from West End rock shows. They were treated to a playback of newly recorded versions of 'Fool For Your Lovin'' and 'Here I Go Again' and given an exclusive preview of newly penned tracks 'Smoking Gun' and 'Turn Of The Screw'.

The two new songs were not performed at the SBE Show, where a well received selection of Whitesnake hits was greeted with a very enthusiastic, goose-bump-inducing sing along.

Formed by six of UK's most highly-esteemed and experienced rock musicians, Snakecharmer was brought together by original Whitesnake members with elements of some of the UK's top rock bands of all time. Together they offer a feast of twin-guitar based rock the way it's meant to be played.

'Snake's original guitarist Micky Moody and bassist Neil Murray are joined by ex-Wishbone Ash guitarist Laurie Wisefield, Thunder and Magnum drummer Harry James, Ozzy's keyboardist Adam Wakeman and Chris Ousey (Heartland) on lead vocals.

The list of world-class acts that the members of Snakecharmer have collectively played with runs into literally hundreds: Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Magnum, Queen and Paul Rodgers, just to name a few. Neil Murray and Laurie Wisefield have also performed for an audience totalling over 2.5 million in the legendary Queen musical 'We Will Rock You'.

A tribute to the classics from a non-tribute band, next to an array of original songs from a new exciting band: 2012 is up to a promising start with Snakecharmer.

SNAKECHARMER is:

Micky Moody - guitar, slide guitar,vocals
Neil Murray – bass
Laurie Wisefield - guitar, vocals
Harry James - drums, vocals
Adam Wakeman - keyboards, vocals
Chris Ousey - lead vocals


WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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