TYGERS OF PAN TANG release EP "A New Heartbeat"

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2/26/20223 min read

What did the TYGERS OF PAN TANG do when the world was locked down? Well, quite a lot as it happens. For a start a new guitarist, Francesco Marras, and a new bass player, Huw Holding were recruited. They were also proud to collect a music industry award from Hard Rock Hell as winners in the NWOBHM section. And ... if that wasn’t enough, they have written and demoed their next album and produced a new four track E.P.

The E.P. features two rerecorded tracks from their first album “Wild Cat” plus two new tracks. “Fireclown” and “Killers” from “Wild Cat” now firmly bear Francesco’s musical stamp and new tracks “A New Heartbeat” and “Red Mist” demonstrate what might be expected from the next Tygers album - the Tygers signature sound of heavy as hell riffs, finger knotting solos and Jack Meille’s vocals extraordinaire. The mix was executed by Marco Angioni at Angioni Studios and, as with all recent Tygers releases, the mastering was completed by Harry Hess.

Robb Weir commented ““Fireclown” and “Killers” are much neglected Tygers gems. They are rarely played live but often requested so we thought it would be interesting to hear a modern take on them. Visiting the past brings back so many memories for us and, I’m guessing, for Tygers followers”. Jack Meille added: “Lockdown may have prevented us from playing live but it couldn’t curtail the creative spirit that has resulted in the creation of “A New Heartbeat” and “Red Mist” for this single”.

“A New Heartbeat” EP is out today on vinyl LP and digipack CD via Mighty Music. It can be purchased here.

Robb Weir - guitar
Francesco Marras - guitar
Jack Meille - vocals
Gav Grey - bass (on the EP)
Huw Holding - bass
Craig Ellis - drums


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"A New Heartbeat" tracklist:

1. A New Heartbeat
2. Red Mist
3. Fireclown
4. Killers

"This is one hell of a band and one hell of an EP do yourself a big favor grab this where ever you get your music and for a moment in your day you too can rub shoulders with the gods" Metal Roos 5/5

"Tygers Of Pan Tang is really on a brilliant moment of their career, being one of the best names of NWOBHM that are on activity" Metal Mind Reflections 10/10

"Since returning in the early 2000’s, Tygers Of Pan Pang have been a bit special - that run continues here" Powerplay Magazine 9/10

"The legends of the NWOBHM are back! And it feels good!" United Rock Nations 4,5/5

"It shows the Tygers Of Pan Tang in impressive form and gives hope for a fantastic new album" Rock Castle Franken 8,5/10

"Tygers delivers solid craftsmanship here" Metalized Magazine 8/10

"Tygers Of Pan Tang don't stand still and don't cry for the past, but have evolved while maintaining their trademarks" Hellfire Magazin 8/10

"This EP sounds really good and fresh" Den Melodiösa Bloggen 8/10

"A recommendable work" Metallerium 8/10

Incorporating the spirit of their earliest of days, "A New Heartbeat" proves that this classic band isn't scared of infusing new blood and new ideas in to keep their signature style of heavy metal / hard rock exciting and challengingBlabbermouth

"It’s amazing to think a band that has been around this long still sounds this strong" Rockposer Dot Com!

"Faultless and the best the band have sounded for quite a while!" Jace Media UK

"Tygers Of Pan Tang boasts of being one of the most interesting bands on the hard & heavy scene, there is a reason for it" Rockers And Other Animals Magazine

"This promises so much for the new album and all four tracks are powerful" Ram Zine


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