Place for Rockers
HomeHome  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  


 Heavy Metal band Manowar

Go down 

Posts : 147
Join date : 2008-06-03
Age : 30
Location : Romania/Hunedoara

Heavy Metal band Manowar Empty
PostSubject: Heavy Metal band Manowar   Heavy Metal band Manowar I_icon_minitimeWed Jun 04, 2008 1:56 pm

Manowar is an American heavy metal band from Auburn, New York. Originally formed in 1980, they are known for writing lyrics with an emphasis on fantasy, (particularly Swords and Sorcery) themselves and mythological topics, particularly Norse mythology. Manowar's sound is loud and bombastic; in an interview for MTV in February 2007, bassist Joey DeMaio lamented that "these days, there's a real lack of big, epic metal that is drenched with crushing guitars and choirs and orchestras ... so it's nice to be one of the few bands that's actually doing that."In 1984 the band was included in the Guinness Book of World Records for delivering the loudest performance, a record which they have tried to break several times since.

Although the band has never been a mainstream commercial success in the United States, they maintain a strong cult following there - dedicated fans are known and referred to by the band as "Manowarriors" or "Immortals". In contrast, they're popular in Europe.
Back to top Go down
Heavy Metal band Manowar
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Forum of Rock :: Metal genres (all genres and subgenres) :: Heavy metal-
Jump to: