The Raven Age

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The Raven Age
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The Raven Age (2017)
Background information
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
GenresMelodic metal,[1] alternative metal, groove metal[2]
Years active2009–present
Websitewww.theravenage.org
Members
  • Tony Maue
  • George Harris
  • Matt Cox
  • Jai Patel
  • Matt James

The Raven Age is an English melodic metal band formed in London in 2009 by guitarists Dan Wright and George Harris (son of Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris).[3] In 2014 the band recorded and released their self-titled EP before supporting Steve Harris British Lion and Tremonti on separate tours. The band then supported Iron Maiden on The Book of Souls World Tour in 2016.[4] On 2 August 2016 the band announced their debut album, Darkness Will Rise, would be released in December 2016, but it was released in March 2017.[5][6] The band supported Anthrax on the Among The Kings European Tour in 2017.[7] Followed by supporting Killswitch Engage and Tremonti on their tours in 2018.[8]

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Darkness Will Rise (2017)
  • Conspiracy (2019)

Extended plays

  • The Raven Age (2014)

Members[edit]

  • George Harris – guitars (2009–present)[9]
  • Matt Cox – bass, backing vocals (2012–present)
  • Jai Patel – drums (2013–present)[10]
  • Tony Maue – guitars (2017–present)
  • Matt James - lead vocals (2018–present)

Former members[edit]

  • Michael Burrough – lead vocals (2013–2017) [11]
  • Dan Wright - guitars (2009-2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE RAVEN AGE Feat. IRON MAIDEN Bassist's Son GEORGE HARRIS: 'Salem's Fate' Video Premiere". blabbermouth.net. 3 February 2017. Archived from the original on 6 February 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ "THE RAVEN AGE band page". metal-archives.com. 20 June 2017. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  3. ^ "The Raven Age - Biography & History - AllMusic". AllMusic. Archived from the original on 13 December 2017. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Iron Maiden Aussie Tour Dates Announced". TripleM.com.au. 2MMM. 14 September 2015. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  5. ^ "The Raven Age debut album announcement". Facebook.com. Archived from the original on 13 December 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  6. ^ "The Raven Age - Darkness Will Rise album review". teamrock.com. 12 March 2017. Archived from the original on 14 May 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Anthrax Among The Kings – EU Tour Dates Announced". anthrax.com. Archived from the original on 11 February 2017. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  8. ^ "2018 Tour".
  9. ^ "Hot New Band: The Raven Age". teamrock.com. 7 January 2016. Archived from the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Introducing The Raven Age's Jai Patel". musicradar.com. Archived from the original on 13 December 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  11. ^ "You Could Be The New Singer Of The Raven Age — Kerrang!". Kerrang!. Archived from the original on 7 December 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2017.