Knights of the New Thunder

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All Music Guide - Andy Hinds
The debut album from Norway's TNT is anchored by the charismatic pop-metal vocals of singer Tony Harnell actually an American and the high-tech fretwork of guitarist Ronnie Le Tekro. The record also benefits from excellent pacing and, for the most part, great tunes. As far as this kind of music goes, TNT does it far better than most of their contemporaries. Le Tekro's solos alone are worth the price of admission for metal fans; combining a classically influenced Euro-metal aesthetic with electrifying modern chops and imagination, he is capable of real excitement. And Harnell's vocals recall Queensryche's Geoff Tate, but with the theatrics pared down and the intensity cranked...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Hinds
The debut album from Norway's TNT is anchored by the charismatic pop-metal vocals of singer Tony Harnell actually an American and the high-tech fretwork of guitarist Ronnie Le Tekro. The record also benefits from excellent pacing and, for the most part, great tunes. As far as this kind of music goes, TNT does it far better than most of their contemporaries. Le Tekro's solos alone are worth the price of admission for metal fans; combining a classically influenced Euro-metal aesthetic with electrifying modern chops and imagination, he is capable of real excitement. And Harnell's vocals recall Queensryche's Geoff Tate, but with the theatrics pared down and the intensity cranked up. There are some great rockers here, like "Ready to Leave," "Last Summer's Evil," and "Knights of the Thunder." But watch out for the cheesy power ballad "Without Your Love."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Universal Japan
  • EAN: 4988005472120
  • Catalog Number: 6888

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Seven Seas (4:15)
  2. 2 Ready to Leave (2:57)
  3. 3 Klassisk Romance (0:58)
  4. 4 Last Summer's Evil (2:36)
  5. 5 Without Your Love (3:51)
  6. 6 Tor With the Hammer (2:20)
  7. 7 Break the Ice (2:22)
  8. 8 U.S.A. (3:40)
  9. 9 Deadly Metal (2:30)
  10. 10 Knights of the Thunder (4:13)
  11. 11 Eddie (4:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
T.N.T. Primary Artist
Tony Black Synthesizer, Bass
Morty Black Synthesizer, Bass
Tony Hansen Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Diesel Scan-Dal Percussion, Drums
Ronnie Le Tekrø Guitar
Diesel Dahl Percussion, Drums
Tony Harnell Vocals, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
T.N.T. Arranger
Morty Black Composer
Björn Nessjoe Producer
Rune Nordal Engineer
Ronnie Le Tekrø Composer
Phil Burnett Engineering
Diesel Dahl Composer
Tony Harnell Composer
Gert VanHoeyen Remastering
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    best unknown band

    tnt is one of the best bands never to get radio air-play in the states. just like many heavy metal bands from overseas.ronnie le tekro can be compared to yngwie and eddie van halen.tony harnell's voice can carry a tune like no other.

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