Praying Mantis

From the Archive: In conversation with Praying Mantis Guitarist Tino Troy

In another of our irregular series where MaF editor Scott Adams roots around in his drawers, we speak to NWoBHM legend Tino Troy about the 2009 album, Sanctuary, and other bits and pieces...

 

Praying Mantis – Sanctuary (Frontiers/Riot)

No nostalgia trip here, NWOBHM originals Praying Mantis deliver a stunning rock/AOR album with no sign of flab, grey hair or walking frames.

Brother’s Chris and Tino Troy first started playing back in the early seventies (Chris on bass and Tino on guitar