Greek guitarist George Karafotis (RAVEN LORD, VERMILLION DAYS) has posted online his new Melodic Shred Improvisation video, check it out below.
Here is my brand new Melodic Shred Improvisation Video!!! I jam over an 80’s rock ballad backing track that I really liked & gave me the feeling to do so, sorry for some small mistakes. Make sure you watch it in HD, hope you like it!!
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Greek Guitarist George “The Kid” Karafotis (RAVEN LORD, VERMILLION DAYS) & Warlord Custom have teamed up to create “Crusher” signature distortion pedal. A Killer distortion pedal suitable for all the metal guitar players out there with really heavy, CRUSHING distortion sound, 3 bands EQ, supreme mid tones, pinch harmonics friendly, no signal compression & the lead mode called “Beast Mode”. Check the video below:
George “The Kid” quotes: “I am very proud and happy to be endorsed by Warlord Custom, they did a Fantastic job on my signature distortion pedal. CRUSHER has everything on it, love its dryness, high mids, sound quality, tone & precision!! When I tested it live on stage, it blew my mind away, I was hitting harmonics and the whole guitar was screaming, absolutely perfect.”
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Pedal Design, Photo, Edit & Video: Dimitra Car & Warlord Custom
Rock N Growl Promotion has announced that the Swiss multi instrumentalist, producer, songwriter and singer CSABA ZVEKAN of EXORCISM, ZVEKAN and RAVEN LORD joins the ranks with VGS Guitars. ZVEKAN uses the VGS E-Guitar Eurption Pro “Ravenblood“.
ZVEKAN says: “When I picked up a VGS guitar for the first time and started playing I instantly knew that this was something awesome. With it’s great craftsmanship, awesome EMG pick ups and a very cool finish that was absolutely something for me. It’s totally inspiring and feels just perfect.”
CSABA ZVEKAN was also the singer and songwriter for Killing Machine during (2008–2011) and played and/or recorded with members of Kiss, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, W.A.S.P., Anthrax, Great White, Steve Vai, The Black Crowes, Slayer, Testament, Elf, Dio, Rainbow and Gary Moore among others. CSABA ZVEKAN is also endorsed by ‘Audio Technica‘.
Heavy metallers EXORCISM recently released a video teaser with behind the scenes and studio footage for the forthcoming album, featuring the song ‘ZERO G‘ that appears on the CD, can be seen here:
Rock ‘N’ Growl Promotion have shared that multi-national heavy metal act RAVEN LORD have announced the addition of drummer CLAUDIO TIRINCANTI (BLAZE BAYLEY, TIM RIPPER OWENS - Live) to the group’s ranks.
The band have touring dates for their upcoming EU tour this November 2013. Preliminary work on the second RAVEN LORD album has already begun, with various songs at different stages of completion.
CSABA ZVEKAN comments on the line up change: “It’s great to have CLAUDIO TIRINCANTI on board with RAVEN LORD. He’s a World class player with lot’s of studio and live experience. This is what we need!”
RAVEN LORD is:
Csaba Zvekan – Vocals, Joe Stump – Guitars, George Karafotis – Guitars, Lucio Manca – Bass, Claudio Tirincanti – Drums
Unashamedly wearing their heavy metal roots on their leather studded sleeves, RAVEN LORD combine the classic metal feel of the past with a modern edge of the present. Thunderous bass lines, pounding drums with razor sharp riffs blend with distinct heavy, melodic vocals to create powerful and memorable songs. The music that RAVEN LORD brings to you simply stuns — no pretensions — just hell of a metal entertainment.
Rock N Growl Promotion has issued that the Heavy Metal weights RAVEN LORD announce their second UK show this summer to happen on 19th June 2013 at THE HAIRY DOG in Derby. The band states: “Derby, UK has been very good to RAVEN LORD so we decided to place a free and promotional show at The Hairy Dog in the heart of the city! Come on over and see us play June 19., 2013 at 20:30 or 8:30 PM“.
Some gratuitous shred footage from the RAVEN LORD rehearsals by JOE STUMP can be viewed below:
Rock N Growl Promotion has issued that the Heavy Metallers RAVEN LORD officially release their digital single “PERISH” on June 20 via ROCK N GROWL RECORDS. This is their first ballad and is a monumental and epic song about the end of things. The track comes from the same production batch as the critically acclaimed “DESCENT TO THE UNDERWORLD” which was released earlier this year.
“PERISH” will be available as a digital download on June 20 and pre-sales have already begun in various countries.
The song was produced by CSABA ZVEKAN, mixed by Swedish producer FREDRIK NORDSTRÖM and mastered in Los Angeles by MAOR APPELBAUM.
The band recently announced LUCIO MANCA as their new bass player. In an IBANEZ GUITAR endorsement video MANCA presents his new instrument IBANEZ BTB 675.
New summer shows have been added in the United Kingdom at THE DIAMOND in Nottinghamshire on June 20th 2013 is the only UK show exclusively for press and fans.
The summer shows shape up as follows:
20. June THE DIAMOND, Nottinghamshire, UK / Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/459011580849298
22. June R-MINE METALFEST, Hamonst-Achel, BE
RAVEN LORD are:
CSABA ZVEKAN – Lead vocals
JOE STUMP – Lead guitars
GEORGE KARAFOTIS – Rhythm guitars
LUCIO MANCA – Bass
RICH SMITH – Drums
A new heavy metal behemoth is born! Indispensable for true metal fans, Raven Lord’s music also contains neo-classical influences as well as trace elements of power metal, though ultimately the combined talents of the individual members result in a most uniquely commanding sound. This multinational act aims high, primed to join the ranks of classic hard rocking bands such as Dio, Yngwie Malmsteen, Judas Priest, and Black Sabbath in the premier league of heavy metal acts.
RAVEN LORD bassist Lucio Manca has received his new IBANEZ basses for Raven Lord’s upcoming shows. Watch the video below while he plays “World out of Steel” and present the new instrument.