Manowar Recruit Guitarist E.V. Martel For Upcoming Tour

Manowar have announced that guitarist E.V. Martel will be joining them on their “Final Battle” world tour. He will be taking over for Karl Logan, who was arrested on disturbing child pornography charges.

The band posted the following about that:

Guitarist E.V. Martel Will Join MANOWAR On The Final Battle World Tour 2019

E.V. Martel will be the guitarist on MANOWAR’s upcoming Final Battle World Tour 2019.

A musician since the age of 8 and devoted MANOWAR fan, E.V. lives the life of true metal and the music of MANOWAR. He has performed for years in the only official MANOWAR tribute band in the world. E.V. is proud to know every MANOWAR song ever recorded, and his style is a mix of all previous MANOWAR guitarists combined with his own metallic burning.

“I can think of no one more deserving to play with MANOWAR than a fan themselves; one who has dedicated their entire life to our fans and our music and who he has proven to be a true Manowarrior!” said Joey DeMaio.

“I am honored beyond words to play for the greatest fans in the world!” said E.V. “I live by MANOWAR’s message every day of my life: Believe in yourself and even your wildest dreams can come true!”

MANOWAR’s Final Battle World Tour 2019 will kick off on February 25th, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel and will span over 28 cities; from Siberian Russia to Germany, Scandinavia and Birmingham, England to the far west of France!

A limited number of ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE UPGRADES, for the most personal fan experience ever, are available on this tour!

ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE UPGRADES are upgrades to the general admission tickets – this means owners of an ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE UPGRADE must also hold a general admission ticket (sold separately).

Upgrades are available exclusively on The Kingdom of Steel (Europe).
To order your ULTIMATE FAN EXPERIENCE Upgrade click HERE

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The Final Battle World Tour 2019 – Confirmed Tour Dates:
Mon, February 25, 2019 – Hangar 11 – Tel Aviv, Israel
Fri, Mar 1, 2019 – Expo Center – Novosibirsk, Russia
Sun, Mar 3, 2019 – Fetisov Arena – Vladivostok, Russia
Tue, Mar 5, 2019 – Erofey Arena – Khabarovsk, Russia
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 – Teleclub – Yekaterinburg, Russia
Sun, Mar 10, 2019 – MTL Arena – Samara, Russia
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 – Yubileyny Sports Palace – St. Petersburg, Russia
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 – VTB Dynamo Arena – Moscow, Russia
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 – KSK Express – Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Mon, Mar 18, 2019 – DS Olymp – Krasnodar, Russia
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 – Sports Palace – Kiev, Ukraine
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 – Sports Palace – Minsk, Belarus
Mon, Mar 25, 2019 – Hala Vodova – Brno, Czech Republic
Tue, Mar 26, 2019 – RT Torax Arena – Ostrava, Czech Republic
Fri, March 29, 2019 – Jahrhunderthalle – Frankfurt, Germany
Sat, March 30, 2019 – Westfalenhalle 1 – Dortmund, Germany
Mon, April 1, 2019 – Valby-Hallen – Copenhagen, Denmark
Wed, April 3, 2019 – Velodrom – Berlin, Germany
Fri, April 5, 2019 – Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle – Stuttgart, Germany (rescheduled date)
Sat, April 6, 2019 – Zenith – Munich, Germany
Tue, April, 09, 2019 – Scandic Scene – Hamar, Norway
Wed, April 10, 2019 – Scandic Scene – Hamar, Norway
Fri, April 12, 2019 – Konserthuset – Stavanger, Norway
Sat, April 13, 2019 – USF Verftet – Bergen, Norway
Sun, April 14, 2019 – USF Verftet – Bergen, Norway
Tue, April 16, 2019 – Kulturhuset – Longyearbyen, Norway
Fri, April 19, 2019 – O2 Academy – Birmingham, UK
Sat, April 20, 2019 – O2 Academy – Birmingham, UK
Fri, June 14, 2019 – Plateia Nerou – Athens, Greece
Fri, June 21, 2019 – Hellfest – Clisson, France
Thu, July 18, 2019 – Gasklockorna – Gävle, Sweden


More Disturbing Details Surface Regarding Manowar Guitarist Karl Logan’s Arrest For Child Pornography Charges

More disturbing details have surfaced regarding Manowar guitarist Karl Logan’s arrest for child pornography charges. He was charged with six counts of third-degree exploitation of a minor and according to arrest warrants he possessed multiple videos with girls between the ages of four and 12 engaging in sexual acts with unidentified men. All the videos have been described in graphic detail, including one in which a young girl “chokes and becomes visibly upset.” Logan was arrested by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office on August 9 and was reportedly released on a $35,000 bond. The offenses took place between June 18 and August 2. Manowar commented on the situation saying he will not be part of their upcoming plans.

[via Blabbermouth]

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Manowar Issue Short Statement Regarding Guitarist Karl Logan’s Arrest For Child Pornography Charges

As previously reported, Manowar’s Karl Logan was arrested and charged with six counts of third-degree exploitation of a minor. Now, the band have issued a short statement on the situation:

“With regard to Karl Logan‘s arrest and the charges against him: Due to the fact that Karl and his attorneys are dealing with these issues, he will not perform with Manowar. The new album and upcoming tour will not be affected.”

Manowar Guitarist Karl Logan Arrested On Child Pornography Related Charges

According to The Blast, Manowar’s Karl Logan was arrested on August 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina for possession of child pornography. The guitarist was charged with six counts of third-degree exploitation of a minor, with the specific charges referring to “a person commits the offense of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor if, knowing the character or content of the material, he possesses material that contains a visual representation of a minor engaging in sexual activity.” Logan’s bail was set at $35,000 and he has since been bonded out. You can find his booking entry over at the Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Office.

[via Blabbermouth]