MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR),will take part in the Magic Circle Festival in the heart of Germany, Bad Arolsen on July 7. Headlining will be the event will be MANOWAR, with many more acts yet to be announced.
MESSIAH'S KISS's third album, "Dragonheart", was released last month via SPV. The CD was mixed at Arena 20 studios in Hannover, Germany with producer Herman Frank (VICTORY, ACCEPT). All the instruments were tracked at Arena 20 while the vocals were laid down at the M-J.T. studio in Long Island, New York. Fantasy art master Luis Royo, who painted the cover for "Prayer of the Dying", created the artwork for the new CD.
MESSIAH'S KISS recorded the follow-up to "Metal" as a four-piece following the departure of guitarist Alexander Hitz. The band's current lineup is completed by guitarist Georg Kraft, bassist Wayne Banks and drummer Eckhard Ostra.