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TOWER OF BABEL – Current Exorcism, Holy Hell, Royal Hunt, Tainted Nation Members Launch New Band‏

Singer/producer Csaba Zvekan (Exorcism, Metal Machine, Zvekan), guitarist Joe Stump (Exorcism, Holy Hell), drummer Mark Cross (Tainted Nation, ex Firewind,Helloween), keyboard/hammond player Maestro Mistheria (Vivaldi Metal Project, Mistheria) and bassist Andreas Passmark (Royal Hunt) have joined forces in a new band called TOWER OF BABEL.

To keep fans on the edge of their seats, the band released this snippet of a demo they’ve titled “Dragon Slayer“:

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The band was formed by singer/producer Csaba Zvekan (Exorcism, Metal Machine, Zvekan) on vocals and Joe Stump, Guitar player of the bands Exorcism & Holy Hell and bass player Craig Gruber, who was known for his work with Rainbow, Elf, Gary Moore and more.

This lead to the idea of making a powerful album, an album with original compositions bringing back the sound and feel of early Rainbow/Dio era with classic and new elements.

Craig Gruber sadly passed away on May 5, 2015 due to a longtime fight with prostate and bone cancer. May you rest in peace – over the rainbow!!!

Powerhouse drummer Mark Cross (Tainted Nation, ex Firewind, Helloween) was added to the line up, on keyboards/hammond, the talented Italian Maestro Mistheria (Vivaldi Metal Project, Mistheria) and Andreas Passmark from Royal Hunt on bass guitar, who gave his final touch to this extraordinary ensemble.

Their first album is in recording progress, but a release date hasn’t been announced yet.

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