Swedish melodic metal masters LIONÂ´S SHARE will release their new album, "Emotional Coma", in USA on January 29 via Locomotive Music. "Emotional Coma" was released by AFM Records in Europe and Spiritual Beast in Japan/Asia and features guest solos from ex-KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick, and Megadeth guitarist Glen Drover. E-card for the album www.fanbay.se/buy/index.asp?movie_id=1897&company_id=39 LIONÂ´S SHARE will have two songs "Soultaker" and "The Edge Of The Razor", on the "Magic Circle Festival 2007" double-DVD set â€” shot live at MANOWARÂ´s Magic Circle Festival in Bad Arolsen, Germany on July 7th 2007. Watch DVD trailer here www.youtube.com/watch?v=VItIukLGLJs
In related news ROAD TO RUIN, the new Swedish four-piece featuring LIONÂ´S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss and bassist Sampo Axelsson alongside drummer Thomas Broman (HUGHES/TURNER, JOHN NORUM, ELECTRIC BOYS) and vocalist Matti Alfonzetti (SKINTRADE, JAGGED EDGE, SCOTT GORHAM), will release its self-titled debut album in Japan on January 23 via Marquee/Avalon. The album was release in Europe by Metal Heaven on October 26. According to a press release, ROAD TO RUINÂ´s influences come "from the classic rock era and carry trademarks from artists such as WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY, DEEP PURPLE, LED ZEPPELIN, RAINBOW plus â€” especially when it comes to the guitar sound â€” BLACK SABBATH."
ROAD TO RUIN was founded in the year 2005 when guitarist Chriss and Axelsson started to write some material which didnÂ´t fit their main band LIONÂ´S SHARE. Full song samples at www.myspace.com/roadtoruintheband