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  PRAYING MANTIS ANNOUNCE INTIMATE LONDON GIG AS WARM UP FOR JAPAN DATES
18th April 2017



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Praying Mantis have announced an intimate London gig that will serve as a warm up date before the band fly out to Japan.

The melodic Metallers will play at The Cavern Freehouse in Raynes Park, London on Tuesday 27th June. Tickets are priced at a bargain £6 and are only available from the venue itself.

The next day, Praying Mantis will fly out to Japan for two dates in Osaka and Tokyo where they will be playing shows with the newly reformed Lionheart who feature ex-Mantis member Dennis Stratton.

Praying Mantis released their ninth studio album, the critically acclaimed 'Legacy' in 2015, their first with new Dutch members Hans in’t Zandt on drums and vocalist John Cuijpers. The line-up is completed by brothers Chris and Tino Troy and Andy Burgess.



A new album is expected in early 2018 which will be released on the Frontiers label.

In further touring news, fans in Scotland can see Praying Mantis at the Winterstorm Festival which takes place in Troon, Ayrshire over the weekend of 24th/25th November on a bill that includes Tyketto, Bernie Marsden, Dare, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Bernie Torme, Graham Bonnet and many more.

A week later Praying Mantis will be performing at the HRH Xmas Rocka in a special NWOBHM bill that features Raven, Diamond Head, Avenger, Lionheart, Airrace, Mick Underwood's Glory Road, Gaskin, Holocaust and many others.

The HRH Xmas Rocka takes place at the Sheffield O2 Academy over the weekend of 2nd/3rd December.

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