KILLER BEE

Country Sweden

Style Hard Rock

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Killer Bee is a Swedish-Canadian rock band formed in the 1990s by songwriters Anders “LA” Rönnblom and Brian “Bee” Frank. The band has since released five studio albums and five singles and had a No. 1 hit single “Take Me Home” that topped the charts for many weeks in Scandinavia. Former Europe guitarist Kee Marcello produced and played on the band’s third album World Order Revolution (1997). Since 1990, Killer Bee has toured Sweden, Norway, Austria, Switzerland and Germany and performed on some of the biggest festival stages in Europe as artists such as Oasis, R.E.M., Elton John,Rod Stewart, Peter Frampton, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant and Megadeth.

The band performed at the Children of Chernobyl Benefit Festival at Red Square in Moscow, Russia in 1992. The band also performed six shows in the Moscow Olympic stadium together with The Animals, Paul Sabu, Southside Johnny,Andreas Vollenweider to name but a few.

Their most recent studio album is 2012’s From Hell and Back. Since its release in October 2012, the album has received rave reviews and high ratings from several online music blogs and websites. Brent “The Doctor” Doerner, former Helix guitarist, was a guest guitarist on this 2012 album, for two songs: “On And On” and “Step Into My World”. Doerner’s video production company, Red D Film And Editing, directed the filming and edited the music videos for two songs from the album: “Step Into My World” and “All Night Long”. It is also of interest to note that the album’s title track From Hell and Back was mixed by renowned audio mixing engineer / producer Richard Chycki. Chycki’s list of previous clients includeAerosmith, P!nk, Mick Jagger, Seal, Foreigner and Dolores O’Riordan. In December 2012, From Hell and Back album won the best Hard Rock / Metal Rock Album of 2012 poll conducted by the online hard rock/ heavy metal music magazineMyglobalmind.com. The band received 45.23% of over 1000 votes submitted by fans and readers. Among the list of 24 bands nominated for this Best Album award were well-known bands like Van Halen, Kamelot, Xandria, Testament andRush.

Since the release of “From Hell and Back” Killer Bee have not let up showing that they still have what it takes to push the buttons and draw the attention needed to show that their style of unadaultered rock never died and never will. To date “May 2013” Killer Bee have been working hard on a new record. Look out for the new CD “Evolutionary Children” (now completed) with a pending Release date.  “Evolutionary Children” shows Killer Bee expanding its taste and musical creativity towards more genres – all hard rock related – and it really works as whole.

DISCOGRAPHYdiscography

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– Raw [1993]
– Cracked Up [1995]
– World Order Revolution [1997]
– Almost There [2011]
– From Hell And Back [2012]
– Evolutionary Children [2013]

 

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