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Primal Fear Enlist New Guitarist Magnus Karlsson

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German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have issued the following update:

"We’ve decided to continue with one of the most exciting and respected guitar player in the business - Magnus Karlsson from Sweden. Magnus is known from his excellent work as a guitarist, songwriter and producer for ALLEN/LANDE, MAGNUM’s BOB CATLEY, STARBREAKER and many more. We’re looking forward to hit the road again with a special best-of setlist and Magnus will be an additional attraction for the shows. It looks like we’re planning to get back into the recording studio after the summer festival season to work on a new album!"

Primal Fear singer Ralf Scheepers comments: "After working together with Magnus on several songs for our previous albums „Seven Seals“ and “New Religion”, it’s more than a pleasure to have him in the band now. In my ears he is one of the most talented guitarists on this planet and he is also an excellent composer. I absolutely look forward to rock the stages of this world with him!"

Magnus Karlsson added: "I’ve been a big fan of Primal Fear since I first heard them. I love their straight forward metal in combination with beautiful melodies and a world class musicianship. That’s why I’m both honoured and excited to join Primal Fear on their mission to show the world that Metal is forever!"

Source: BW&BK

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1. Ruby Red writes:

I'm totally speechless/surprise that such an trailblazing guitarist/musician Stefan Leiberg will no longer be in PRIMAL FEAR: I know that a many of bands grow & change as the years progress on due to many different reasons. I wish the ever energy Trailblazer Stefan Leiberg all the best in his new quest music endeavors & continue strength/growth in every thing he sets out to do, your an incrediable skillful musician (as are all the members of the legendary PF: Mat Sinner, Ralf Scheepers & Henny Wolters): and I'm sure the newest PF guitarist Magnus Karlsson certainly have some mighty music skills as well. Much respects & the best to Primal Fear.

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2. saxon83 writes:

I like Primal Fear,but I've never heard of Magnus Karlsson.Hope he's good.

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3. EpicNeckbeard writes:

im sad to see stefan go but excited to hear what this new guys got...

on a side note...here's a lil fun fact about me...
Every time, and i mean EVERY time i drink a lil too much and get a lil too wild for some reason i always find the nearest computer/stereo and have to make all my friends listen to "wings of desire" by primal fear. Then i insist everyone gets sharpies and give me primal fear tattoo's. Despite the fact that i ask for dragon wing tats on my back and and flaming demon skulls on my chest i usually end up with p***s's all over me when i wake up the next morning. my friends are asses. honestly though, the intro to wings of desire...isn't it like the best ever?

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