Raven + Battering Ram LIVE July 10th

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Raven is an English heavy metal band formed in 1975 and was one of the bands of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal era. Early in their career, they opened for punk bands such as The Stranglers and The Motors and describe themselves as “athletic rock”.

In 1985 they had an MTV hit with the song “On and On”. They are considered pioneers of speed and thrash metal and have toured with Metallica, Anthrax, Testament, Saxon, Accept, W.A.S.P., Kreator, Anvil, U.D.O. and Machine Head, among others. They were nicknamed “Kings of thrash metal” by several music magazines in the 1980s.

Battering Ram

Battering Ram saw the light of day in autumn 2017 and consists of: Johan Hallström (vocals), Jonas Edmark (guitar), Jocke Ståhl (bass) and Tony Trust (drums).

They play straightforward, intense, catchy hard rock, popularly known as “wide-legged beer-drinking rock”. Battering Ram has released a number of singles and two full-length albums on Spotify. The band also has a number of videos on YouTube and can be followed on social media. New songs have been recorded and will be released in the future.