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Mantar – Metal Blade Signing

Mantar signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records
Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Mantar to its worldwide roster!

Founded in 2012 by Hanno and Erinc, Mantar have become one of the leading forces in Extreme Metal within the last 10 years. Loved by fans and press alike, the band conquered the world by storm with their truly unique sound, leading them up to the Top 10 in the Official German album charts with their last studio album The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze (2018, Nuclear Blast) and sold out shows all over Europe.

After the self-released cover EP Grungetown Hooligans II (2020), the band is currently finishing up the work on their 4th studio album, slated for a summer 2022 release. Keep your eyes peeled for more news to follow soon!

The band comments: “As a band with a strong DIY background it was very important to us to work with a true independent label that not only respects but encourages our artistic freedom and visions as a band. Physical products still mean everything to us and Metal Blade is still one of the top players in that game. With a dedicated team of true music fans and enthusiasts in Europe and in the US we are happy to have found a new home for our band and motivated worldwide partners for new Mantar tunes.”

Fans can catch the band this year on the following dates (more to follow soon):
presented by Deaf Forever & Visions:
14.07.2022 GER Bremen, Tower (sold out)
16.07.2022 GER Dortmund, Tombstone Open Air
06.08.2022 GER Leipzig, Re-Generation Fest
09.09.2022 GER Hannover, Bei Chez Heinz
10.09.2022 GER Bremen, Hellseatic
15.09.2022 GER Dresden, Chemiefabrik
16.09.2022 GER Köln, Essigfabrik
22.09.2022 GER Münster, Sputnik
23.09.2022 GER Munich, Backstage Werk
24.09.2022 GER Hamburg, Fabrik
29.09.2022 GER Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
30.09.2022 GER Stuttgart, Im Wizemann
01.10.2022 GER Nürnberg, Z-Bau
07.10.2022 GER Rostock, Zwischenbau
08.10.2022 GER Berlin, C-Theater
21.12.2022 GER Essen, Turock
22.12.2022 GER Leipzig, Conne Island

Mantar line-up:
Hanno Klänhardt – Guitars & Vocals
Erinc Sakarya – Drums

Photo credit: Matthis Van der Meulen


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Posted by Sarah Lutz – Metal Blade Records