Vainglory

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Line Up:
Kate French (V)
Corbin King (G,K,V)
John Michael Younglood (G)
Chris Banja (B)
Dan Lynch (D)

Origin: USA
Label: MTM Music
Style: Power Metal
MySpace: myspace.com/vainglorymetal

Overview

VAINGLORY is a band that features intense riffs, virtuoso guitar, masterful drumming, heavy bass, powerful vocals, and thought provoking lyrics.

Based around modern guitar master, Corbin King 'The King Of Southern Shred', this band has all the ingredients in place to be a major force on the metal market for years to come. Corbin King came to worldwide notice with his blistering guitar work on the critically acclaimed VAINGLORY "2050" release. He was proclaimed 'One of the brightest young guitar stars to have come around in years'. Blending influences from diverse styles such as traditional metal to shred metal to heavy blues rock, Corbin's dominant guitar is truly astounding.

Along with guitarist/songwriter Corbin King the band includes vocal sensation Kate French, of CHASTAIN fame. Kate's ability to mix power, conviction, emotion, and true heavy metal singing is very uncommon in today's "metal" vocalists. Kate is a veteran to heavy metal and has not only pushed beyond the normal bounds of female vocalists, but has delivered her best recorded performance to date on this CD.

Kate French first hit the metal scene in 1994. She signed to Leviathan Records with the band CHASTAIN, for her unique metal vocal styling as one of the rare breed of true metal female vocalists, her first worldwide release with CHASTAIN "Sick Society" was nominated for a Grammy award by the National Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences. In 2003, Kate was introduced to new guitar virtuoso Corbin King. Kate auditioned for VAINGLORY, who had been looking for a vocalist for several years. After several different auditions, Kate was chosen as the new vocalist for VAINGLORY.

The addition of a second guitarist took place in early 2005 when Corbin brought aboard guitarist John Michael Youngblood. John is a former long time student of Corbin's and through years of practice, dedication, and friendship, landed himself a spot in VAINGLORY. VAINGLORY will be on the forefront of the metal scene in 2007, dominating you with the awe inspiring new CD and incredible live performances.

Press Feedback

VAINGLORY bieten allen Fans des amerikanischen Power Metals, der in Richtung CAGE, VICIOUS RUMORS, JAG PANZER und BENEDICTUM geht, über eine Stunde lang kraftvollen, energiegeladenen Metal, der ohne Schnörkel den direkten Weg ins Ohr findet. Nach nicht ganz 30 Sekunden des Openers "Walking Dead" wird eine Gitarrenwand aufgefahren, dass es im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes nur so kracht im Gebälk. Brett, Brett und nochmals Brett.
Andi Kurzen (HeavyHardes.de)
Mit dieser gnadenlosen Energie erinnert mich VAINGLORY sehr an die VICIOUS RUMORS-Alben "Vicious Rumors" oder "Welcome To The Ball" oder auch etwas an frühe METAL CHURCH oder harte JUDAS PRIEST. Für Freunde von energiereichem Power-Metal im wörtlichen Sinne absolut zu empfehlen!
WOSFrank (Vampster.com)

Discography

New Album

Pic: Album 2006
Vainglory
Street Date: 04/20/2007

Tracklist

1. Walking Dead
2. Burdened
3. The Only Way I Know
4. Face Of Death
5. Midnight Hellfire
6. Undying Love
7. Decapitation Attack (Instr.)
8. Act Of God
9. Vainglory
10. Endlessly
11. Blackened Soul
12. My Living Hell

Sales sheet

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