ROYAL HUNT: Solo Releases, European Tour Announced

ROYAL HUNT leader and main songwriter Andre Andersen will issue his second solo CD, entitled Black On Black, via Frontiers Records/Now & Then Productions in June. Featuring appearances by ELEGY singer Ian Parry, plus Rene Rieland on guitars and Kaj Laege on drums, the album will include the following tracks:

01. Coming Home
02. Tell Me Why
03. Arena
04. Desperate Times
05. Life
06. Black On Black
07. Eclipse
08. Sail Away
09. Piece Of My Heart

In other ROYAL HUNT-related news, the new solo project from singer John West, dubbed EARTHMAKER, will issue its debut CD in late summer through Frontiers Records/Now & Then Productions. Featuring appearances by Chris Caffery (SAVATAGE) and Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD) on lead guitars, Lonnie Park (COZY POWELL, JOHN WEST) on keyboards, Ray Riendau (HALFORD) on bass, and Bobby Jarzombek (HALFORD) on drums, the album will include the following cuts, among others:

01. Sleep of The Dead
02. Earthmaker
03. Soul To Soul
04. Love Is Pain
05. Stand Sentinel
06. Soul Of The Beast
07. Warrior Spirit
08. White Man Red Man
09. Mystic Wings
10. When Worlds Collide

Also on the ROYAL HUNT front, the group will be supporting PRETTY MAIDS on the latter group's upcoming European tour. The tentative dates are as follows:

Apr. 04 Snderborg, DEN @ Snderborghus
Apr. 05 - rhus, DEN @ Train
Apr. 06 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Pumpehuset
Apr. 08 Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle
Apr. 09 - Bochum, GER @ Zeche
Apr. 10 - Verviers, BEL @ Spirit of 66 *
Apr. 11 - Mnchen, GER @ Georg-Elser Halle
Apr. 12 Pratteln, SWI @ Z7
Apr. 13 - Offenbach, GER @ Hafenbahn
Apr. 15 - Ulm, GER @ Take Off
Apr. 16 - Nrnberg, GER @ Hirsch
Apr. 17 - Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik
Apr. 19 Barcelona, SPA @ Mephisto
Apr. 20 Bergara, SPA @ Jam
Apr. 21 Madrid, SPA @ Ritmo Y Compas
Apr. 23 - Milan, ITA @ Indian's Saloon *
Apr. 24 ITA @ TBA *
Apr. 25 FRA @ TBA *
Apr. 26 - FRA @ TBA *
Apr. 27 - FRA @ TBA *
Apr. 28 Paris, FRA @ Elysee Montmartre (w/VANDEN PLUS, TEN)



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