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Snowy Shaw


Snowy Shaw
This is Heavy Metal, plain & simple

What is “This is Heavy Metal, plain & simple”?

As the title suggests we’re not reinventing the wheel here by any means. It’s classic metal, that range from hardrock to death metal and everything in between, all according to Snowy Shaw (multi-talented worldwide underground superstar formerly of King Diamond, Notre Dame, Therion, Dimmu Borgir, Dream Evil, Mercyful Fate, Memento Mori etc.)

But! make no mistakes, Snowy is not what one would call a conventional or predictable man, and there are quite a few things that are exceptional and downright groundbreaking about this album (or collection of singles.)

First of all, instead of putting out a full length album of 12 songs, during the pandemic year of 2021 Snowy opted to swap things around and release 1 single each and every month (digitally) throughout the year and then in time for X-mas release a limited edition physical double vinyl and digiCD with the collection of songs + no less than 4 bonus tracks. Where on each track he also invited special guest stars to contribute consisting of several of his teenage heroes, living legends, former bandmates and friends to as guest stars. Including members from King Diamond, Therion, Ozzy Osbourne, Dark Funeral, Mercyful Fate, Death SS, Doro, Hardcore Superstar, Mustasch, Torch, Dream Evil, Lillasyster, U.D.O, Arch Enemy, Sabaton, Soilwork, Raubtier, Erika, Ross The Boss, Amaranthe among many others

Sadly during the recording process some of his old heroes eventually had to cancel their participation due to health issues and even more tragically a few of them passed away. R.I.P. “Their legacy lives on”

Since Christmas 2022 the album is now available on all digital platforms

Snowy Shaw – The End of an Era Part II

Snowy Shaw – Promo clip

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