|Birth name||Jeffrey Dunn|
|Also known as||Mantas|
22 April 1961 |
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Jeff "Mantas" Dunn (22 April 1961) is a British guitarist best known as one of the founding members of seminal Thrash/speed metal band Venom, with which he played as a guitarist from 1979 to 1985 and 1989 - 2002.
In 1986 he left Venom to form the band Mantas which so far has recorded two full-length albums: Winds of Change in 1988, and Zero Tolerance in 2004. In 1992 he played guitars for Warfare, a NWOBHM band from the UK.
As of 2007, Dunn was working with the band Dryll.
In 2010, Jeff Dunn and former Venom members, Antony "Antton" Lant (drums; brother of Venom frontman Conrad "Cronos" Lant) and Tony "The Demolition Man" Dolan (bass, vocals) are back with their new band, initially called Primevil but now Mpire of Evil.
- CSL Flying V
- Ibanez Roadstar with Hardrock'r tremolo system
- Ibanez RG (Black Finish)
- Ibanez RG (Blue Finish)
- Ibanez Xiphos (Black Finish)
- Steinberger Synapse (Black Finish)
- Ibanez Destroyer DT 555 (Black Finish with White Pickups)
Mantas now uses Caparison guitars
- Welcome to Hell (1981)
- Black Metal (1982)
- At War with Satan (1984) (Chart Position #64 UK),(#48 SE)
- Possessed (1985) (Chart Position #99 UK)
- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (double live album) (1986)
- Prime Evil (1989)
- Tear Your Soul Apart (EP) (1990)
- Temples of Ice (1991)
- The Waste Lands (1992)
- Venom '96 (EP) (1996)
- Cast in Stone (1997)
- Resurrection (2000)
- Winds of Change (1988)
- Deceiver (single, 1988)
- Zero Tolerance (2004)
- Death By Metal (demo collection, 2012)
With M-pire of Evil
With Venom Inc.
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- "Dryll's Myspace Page". Jeff Dunn. 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-27.
- "Ibanez Rules 1983-84 US Catalog". ibanezrules.com. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
- "new wave of british heavy metal". new wave of british heavy metal. Retrieved 2017-08-15.
- MANTAS Solo projects
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