Judging from its band members’ resumes, the newly-launched ELEGANT WEAPONS will rock ferociously – which includes singer Ronnie Romero (RAINBOW, MSG), guitarist Richie Faulkner (JUDAS PRIEST), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN), and drummer Scott Travis (JUDAS PRIEST). The band will be issuing their full-length debut, Horns for a Halo, in spring 2023, which was produced by Andy Sneap and issued via Nuclear Blast Records.

The over-arching mandate with ELEGANT WEAPONS is to perpetuate the rich legacy of the traditional proto-power metal invented by the heavy metal titans of the ‘70s and ‘80s, most pertinently Richie’s own band, JUDAS PRIEST. And in 2023, fans will finally get to hear what this promising new band sounds like – with the arrival of Horns for a Halo.  

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    On the same day that the all-star metal collaboration ELEGANT WEAPONS drops their debut album, Horns for a Halo, fans will also be able to view their latest music video, for its title track.

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  • ELEGANT WEAPONS - unleash new single/video 'Do or Die'!

    Metal fans have been eager to hear what the much-talked about new collaboration, ELEGANT WEAPONS, sounds like - with the arrival of their latest single, 'Do or Die'.

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  • ELEGANT WEAPONS - release first single "Blind Leading the Blind"!

    Now, the time is finally upon us to get a sneak peek of what lays in store from the quartet, with the new single/video, "Blind Leading the Blind", which can be viewed and heard here.

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  • ELEGANT WEAPONS - sign to Nuclear Blast!

    The new metal supergroup, ELEGANT WEAPONS, features members of JUDAS PRIEST, RAINBOW, and PANTERA. The band will be issuing their full-length debut, Horns for a Halo, in spring 2023.

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