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Vainglory

From: GA, United States
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Vainglory Signs With Locomotive Records

American power metal band VAINGLORY, fronted by vocalist Kate French (CHASTAIN) and featuring lead guitar virtuoso Corbin King, has inked a deal with Locomotive Records. The group is hard at work recording the follow-up to 2007's self-titled "Vainglory" CD for a July 2008 release. The new album is tetatively titled "Manifesting Destiny" and will contain 11 "bone-crushing, devastatingly heavy tracks," according to a press release. "The sound of this CD will be a bit different than the previous in that the songs are heavier, tougher, the choruses bigger, and feature the best performances from all the bandmembers."

Joining King and French in the band's current lineup are bassist Chris Banja and new drummer Mike Oliviero.

VAINGLORY's self-titled CD was released in Europe in April 2007 via MTM Music. More...

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Vainglory Part Ways With Guitarist

American power metal band VAINGLORY, fronted by vocalist Kate French (CHASTAIN) and featuring lead guitar virtuoso Corbin King, has parted ways with guitarist John Michael Youngblood. An as-yet-undisclosed replacement has already been found.

VAINGLORY has commenced the songwriting process for its sophomore album, due sometime in 2008. "All I can say is [the new material] will knock you out!" King previously saud. "It's way beyond heavy and has riffs that will kill you!"

VAINGLORY's self-titled debut album was released in Europe in April via MTM Music.

According to a press release, VAINGLORY "has all the ingredients in place to be a major force on the metal market for years to come. 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."

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Vainglory Seek New Drummer

"VAINGLORY is now accepting submissions for a new hard hitting heavy metal drummer. The band is looking for a professional drummer with a great attitude; who can play to a click track; is willing to support the band goals and play double bass drums. Plans for end 2007/early 2008 are to record a new CD; live dates nationally and internationally and film a new music video.

All interested parties should contact VAINGLORY management via MySpace and or send a letter/bio to the band at: info@vainglorymetal.com An example of the candidates playing ability can be sent by by either emailing an mp3 to the above e-mail address or by sending a full promo package to the following mailing address:

Rebellion Records US
C/O: VAINGLORY Drummer
PO Box 632
Bethlehem, GA
30620"

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Vainglory Post 'Burdened' Video Online

American power metal band VAINGLORY, fronted by vocalist Kate French (CHASTAIN) and featuring lead guitar virtuoso Corbin King, has posted its video for the song "Burdened" at YouTube.com. The clip will be included as an enhanced feature on the band's recently completed new album, which is currently being shopped to interested labels for release in 2007. Audio samples of three songs — "Burdened", "My Living Hell" and "Walking Dead" — from the upcoming CD can be heard at the VAINGLORY web site and at their MySpace page. More...

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