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Balance of Power

Formed: 1995
From: Brighton, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Balance of Power News

Below is our complete Balance of Power 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Mistheria Issues Studio Updates

Keyboardist Mistheria has issued further studio updates on his latest album “Dragons Fire.”

To follow on from the news that drummer John Macaluso (Ark, Union Radio) has completed all his drum parts we can now report that John West (ex Royal Hunt, Artension) is recording his vocals and has checked in with the following on Mistheria’s website, "After meeting Mistheria and playing live together in Croatia with Emir Hot, I knew someday we would make music together. He asked me to write and sing on his new solo album, and I was very excited. Now, we are in the midst of the recordings and I must say this is some of the absolute best music I have ever made to date!"

Vocalist Lance King (Balance Of Power) has finished tracking vocals for the track “Two Of Us” and commented, “The song is both melodic and powerful, full of harmonisations, definitely a killer song!." More...

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Crimson Glory Announces ProgPower Guest Vocalists

Crimson Glory is pleased to announce that they have confirmed the following special guest vocalists to perform with them during their headlining set at ProgPower USA X:

Wade Black (Crimson Glory/Leatherwolf)
Zak Stevens (Savatage/Circle II Circle)
Lance King (Pyramaze/Balance of Power)
Nils K. Rue (Pagan’s Mind)
Chris Salinas (Zero Hour/Power of Omens)
Ronny Monroe (Metal Church)
Andy B. Franck (Brainstorm/Symphorce/Ivanhoe)
Sean Peck (Cage)
Danilo Herbert (Mindflow)
Joakim Brodén (Sabaton)
Michael Eriksen (Circus Maximus)
David Vanlanding (Crimson Glory/Michael Schenker Group) More...

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Avian Announced for Nightmare Metal Fest

AVIAN, the melodic metal band featuring singer Lance King and guitarist Yan Leviathan, has been confirmed for the Nightmare Metal Fest, a brand new festival set to take place March 21-22 at Bourbon Street in New Port Richey, Florida. Also scheduled to appear are WARMACHINE, CAGE, DISASTERPEACE (the new band featuring singer Wade Black [CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES, LEASH LAW, BLACK REIGN, LEATHERWOLF], former KING DIAMOND guitarist master Pete Blakk, renowned drummer Jesse Martillo [CRIMSON GLORY] and bassist Chris Baylor), X-THIRTIEN, ORDER OF NINE, SACRED DAWN, POWND, SIX MINUTE CENTURY and SHADES OF TWILIGHT.

AVIAN's new lineup is rounded out by guitarist Bill Hudson (CELLADOR, THE SUPREMACY), bassist Mika Horiuchi (CELLADOR) and drummer Jerry B.

The event is the brainchild of Lance King — owner of Nightmare Records and former frontman of BALANCE OF POWER and PYRAMAZE.

For more information, visit www.nightmaremetalfest.com.

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Krucible Seeks Drummer

American Power/Melodic/Metal band Krucible is seeking a killer drummer. Those interested should leave a message at the
Krucible myspace
.

Krucible features:

LANCE KING (Balance of Power, Pyramaze) on vocals
ERIC HALPERN (Leatherwolf, Helstar) on guitar
SHANE DuBOSE (promoter of showcase night at ProgPower USA) on bass guitar
DON LaFON (Six Minute Century) on guitar
ADAM RAWLINGS (Victim, Mindcrime) on keyboards

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Balance of Power To Debut New Singer at Bar Fest

BALANCE OF POWER, the London-based heavy metal band, will be performing new material from their upcoming album, including the song 'Pariah', at their upcoming appearance at the Bay Area Rock Fest (BAR Fest) this Friday, May 4, 2007. This show will also mark the North American debut of their new vocalist, Corey Brown, renowned for his work with MAGNITUDE 9 and PSYCO DRAMA.

Balance Of Power will be recording their new album this summer, the follow-up to their Heathen Machine opus, which, among numerous other accolades, was named Album Of The Month in Germany's Rock Hard magazine upon its release in 2003. More...

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Pyramaze, Wastefall On Progpower USA VII Festival

Danish/American metallers PYRAMAZE (featuring ex-BALANCE OF POWER singer Lance King) and Greece's WASTEFALL are the first two bands confirmed for the ProgPower USA VII festival, set to take place in September at Earthlink Live In Atlanta, Georgia. PYRAMAZE will open the two-day festival on a Friday, while WASTEFALL will kick things off the next day. Tickets go on sale April 1 at 10:00 a.m. EST via all Ticketmaster outlets. Only 900 regular tickets will be made available to the public (advanced gold badge tickets are sold out). Cost is $104 for a two-day pass. No individual-day tickets will be sold. When deciding on your date of purchase, please keep in mind that tickets for the past three shows sold out over four months in advance of the show date.

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Bloodstock Changes Set Times

Bloodstock has shuffled their set times, so take note if you are planning to attend. This means bands will start earlier in the day on both days. Nearly all stage 2 bands will be playing during changeovers of stage 1 so you should all get to see all the bands on the bill if you want to. The festival takes place 2 weeks from today in The UK.

Here are the new set times: More...

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Five More Bands Confirmed For Bloodstock 2004

Here are the first 5 confirmed acts from the UK and Ireland, joining Edenbridge, who will be taking the BLOODSTOCK stage in 2004 (September 3rd and 4th). Some new faces, some old faces but definitely a powerful set of bands to prove that the scene over here is as varied and melodic as you are likely to get: More...

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