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Below is our complete Fair Warning 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.

Fair Warning Posts "Pimp Your Past" Trailer

Guitar player Helge Engelke and bass player Ule W. Ritgen have released more info about the new Fair Warning album "Pimp Your Past" with a new video teaser below.

The album features 2016 versions of the most important tracks from their first three studio albums "Fair Warning," "Rainmaker," and "Go!," originally released between 1992 and 1997.

"Pimp Your Past" will be release worldwide (excluding-Japan) on October 28th, 2016 as a CD through Steamhammer/SPV. Pre-orders are online here. More...

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Fair Warning Releasing "Pimp Your Past"

"Pimp Your Past" features 2016 versions of the most important tracks from Fair Warning's first three studio albums "Fair Warning," "Rainmaker" and "Go!," originally released between 1992 and 1997.

Every single note sees Fair Warning underline the motto the band has chosen: a good song will always remain a good song. At the same time, it's an integral part of the "Pimp Your Past" concept that the arrangements of some of the new versions differ significantly from the originals.

As bassist Ule Ritgen puts it: "When our Japanese record company approached us with the request for this kind of album, we were skeptical to start with. But once we had made up our minds to not simply rerecord the material but furnish it with a few fresh arrangements, the project gained momentum and we were gripped by a kind of eagerness to explore the possibilities. Especially since the new recording are very energetic and sound excitingly different in parts while their essence has remained the same. You can tell that the originals have a lot of substance and that their quality is extremely robust."

The "Pimp Your Past" album will be release worldwide (ex-Japan) on October 28th, 2016 as CD through Steamhammer/SPV.

01. Longing For Love 3:50
02. One Step Closer 3:58
03. Out On The Run 3:59
04. When Love Fails 4:37
05. Long Gone 4:39
06. Burning Heart 4:13
07. Picture Of Love 4:44
08. Angels Of Heaven 5:34
09. Rain Song 4:46
10. Save Me 5:34
11. DonĀ“t Give Up 6:43 More...

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Fair Warning Releasing Box Set

German rock band Fair Warning will release "The Box" in Scandinavia on June 11th, in Germany on June 13th, in Europe June 16th, and in the USA on June 24th.

The hardcover box set includes 4 studio albums and 1 live album in cardboard sleeves, some of which have not been available for an extended period. The set can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com here, and the full track listing is as follows:

"Go"

1. Angels of Heaven
2. Save Me
3. All on Your Own
4. I'll Be There
5. Man on the Moon
6. Without You
7. Follow my Heart
8. Rivers of Love
9. Somewhere
10. Eyes of a Stranger
11. Sailing Home
12. The Way You Want it
13. The Love Song More...

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Fair Warning Streaming New Track

German hard rock act Fair Warning is streaming the new track "Hit and Run," ahead of the release of its new LP "Sundancer," the first studio album from the band in four years. The album is scheduled for release on May 24, 2013 (Germany), May 27, 2013 (Europe) and May 28, 2013 (USA) via SPV/Steamhammer Records.

Check out "Hit and Run" here:

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Fair Warning Posts Second "Sundancer" Clip

German hard rock act Fair Warning posted a second preview clip for the band's new LP "Sundancer," the first studio album in four years. The album is scheduled for release on April 24, 2013 (Japan), May 24, 2013 (Germany), May 27, 2013 (Europe) and May 28, 2013 (USA) via SPV Records.

Fair Warning was founded by V2 vocalist Tommy Heart and former Zeno bassist Ule W. Ritgen in 1991.

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Fair Warning Posts "Sundancer" Preview Clip

German hard rock act Fair Warning posted a preview clip from the new LP "Sundancer," the band's first studio effort since the 2009 LP "Aura." The album is scheduled for release on April 24, 2013 (Japan), May 24, 2013 (Germany), May 27, 2013 (Europe) and May 28, 2013 (USA) via SPV Records.

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Fair Warning Posts Live Video

German rockers Fair Warning have released a new live video for the song "Generation Jedi" to promote their new album "Best And More" which is available now in North America via SPV/Steamhammer.

This year the band celebrates its 20th anniversary with the new best of CD "Best And More," including Fair Warning classics on a double CD with 32 songs. This package also includes unreleased tracks and rare live and studio material as well as an extensive booklet.

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Fair Warning To Release 20th Anniversary Album

German rockers Fair Warning are set to celebrate the band's 20th Anniversary with a Best of album entitled "Best And More." The double CD will contain 32 songs, including unreleased and rare live material. The album is scheduled for release on March 23, 2012 (Germany), March 26, 2012 (EU) and April 24, 2012 (North America) through SPV Records.

The official track listing for "Best And More" is as follows: More...

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Veronica Freeman Added to "Lyraka" Metal Opera

Vocal powerhouse Veronica Freeman (Benedictum), will be doing session work for the Lyraka project.

Lyraka is described as a "Wagnerian Opera Metal" project that encompasses a set of highlights CDs, as well as a 3D animated movie. Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ) and Tommy Heart (ULI JON ROTH, FAIR WARNING, SOUL DOCTOR) are also contributing vocal tracks.

Andy DiGelsomina, the composer and lead guitarist of the project, commented: "I was massively inspired by Veronica's performance on the Benedictum cds. She is not only viciously heavy when neccessary, but has a phenomenal sense of dynamics. Veronica is as gloriously heavy metal as you can get, and we are excited about working with her. "

The first volume of the CD set, "Lyraka Volume 1", is set for release in March 2011. For more information visit Lyraka.com.

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Judas Priest To Headline Loud Park Festival

British heavy metal gods Judas Priest has been confirmed as the headliners for Japan's Loud Park Festival. The event takes place between October 17th and 18th in Tokyo. Other bands on the bill include Slayer, Megadeth, Arch Enemy, Napalm Death, Fair Warning, Outrage, Poison The Well and Lazarus A.D. with more to be announced soon.

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