Raven Lord has revealed that former Stuka Squadron (Blaze Bayley, Chokehold, Sinocence, Arbitrater) drummer Lawrence “Larry” Patersonjoining the band. Larry lives in UK and comes with tour experience. Larry will be handling the drum duties and completes Raven Lord’s line up.
The band has been often compared to sound like Dio, Yngwie Malmsteen, Black Sabbathand Judas Priest. Preliminary work on a new album has already begun, with various songs at different stages of completion. Two new songs ‘End of World’ and ‘Saints & Sinners’ can be heard at www.myspace.com/raven-lord or www.facebook.com/
Raven Lord’s line up is Csaba Zvekan (Killing Machine, Sardonyx, Emergency) – Vocals,Stefan Lindholm (Vindictiv) – Lead Guitar, Julian Barrett (Tarja Turunen, Barilari, Lorihen) – Lead & Rhythm Guitar, Jamie Mallender (Tony Martin Band, ex-Black Sabbath) – Bass Guitar and Lawrence “Larry” Paterson (Blaze Bayley, Stuka Squadron, Sinocence) – Drums.Larry’s bio: Lawrence ‘Larry’ Paterson was born in Matamata, New Zealand, drumming by the age of 15 influenced by the sounds of classic hard rock and heavy metal made by bands such as Motörhead, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath and AC/DC. Several bands in New Zealand followed until by 1988 Lawrence relocated to the United Kingdom.