"some music was meant to stay underground..."


Formed: 1986
From: Hannover, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Cannon News

Below is our complete Cannon news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Cannon Issues Album Update

Cannon has issued the following update about working on a new album:

"Hello fans and friends all over the world – we are still alive! After a year without great news and some difficulties, now here is some new information.

"We are still in the studio and working for the new album. In the meantime we have 10 pre-produced songs and 4 complete recorded ones. The titles of the songs are Guardian Of The Night, Holy Devil, Hold Me-Love Me and Cold Morning. If every things working as planned the new (currently nameless) album will be released in fall 2011.

"Many thanks for all the mails which asked us to continue with the band. Especially after the collapse of our planed live activities in 2009 it was not so easy to motivate ourselves to continue with the band. Your positive reactions and mails helped us to step forward. Promised for 2011: there will be some actions in the CANNON camp – so stay tuned. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."

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Cannon Recording New Album

Germany's Cannon have issued the following statement about recording material for an upcoming album:

"Hello fans and friends all over the world. We’re just in the studio and recording new material for the next album witch will be released late 2010. Once more many thanks for your massive positive reaction after the cancellation of our live activities. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year."

Samples of Cannon's music can also be found at their MySpace page.

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Cannon Parts Ways With Drummer

Germany's Cannon has announced that they have parted ways with drummer Arnd Lorenz. Cannon has also canceled all of their upcoming live shows due to the split. The band is currently working on recording a new album which is set to be released at the end of 2010.

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Cannon Working On New Album

Germany's Cannon have issued the following announcement about working on a new album:

"After six month of rehearsals the new CANNON – Liveset ist ready now.

"Songs from the current album 'Metal Style' and 'Back In Business' will take the main part of the show. But also some classic tunes from the debut album 'Thunder & Lightning' will be present to the fans.

"At this moment gigs for autumn/winter 2009 and 2010 will be scheduled.....Presenter or Promoter who are interested to book CANNON for concerts could contact the band via their official website www.cannon-the-band.com.

"At the same time the band is working on the new album. Few song ideas are pre-recorded right now."

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Cannon To Re-Issue "Thunder And Lightning"

The Metal Mayhem Collectors Series continues with the re-release of CANNON's Thunder And Lightning The German power metallers' album is being released 20 years after the original release on March 10th via Metal Mayhem Music in the USA. The album contains the nine original tracks, one bonus track, all lyrics and unpublished live and studio pics.

The original album - released in April 1988 - featured the following tracks: 'Lies', 'Stand The Fight', 'Fireblade', 'Nuclear Light', 'Evil Shadow', 'Thunder And Lightning', 'Heaven's On Fools Side', 'Rockamania', 'Metal Forever (M.E.T.A.L.)'.

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