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March 31, 2005

The Los Angeles based hardrock group Legacy founded by bass ace Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN/GEORGE LYNCH) has inked a deal with UK’s Valhalla Records. The label will re-master and release Legacy’s debut CD with new art work, bonus tracks as well as future releases through this agreement. Marten Andersson will be starting to work on new material for a follow up CD, slated for a 2006 release.

LEGACY’s debut CD features bass player Marten Andersson (LIZZY BORDEN/GEORGE LYNCH), guitarist Jonas Hansson (SILVER MOUNTAIN/JONAS HANSSON BAND), vocalist Chris Roseberry and drummer Stephan Emig with special appearances from drummer Sammy J. Watson (Apex Theory, Ricky Lee Jones) and guitarist Joy Basu (Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Coco Lee).

The self-titled debut album has received wonderful reviews so far and is described as “addictive, in-your-face hard rock.” Metalvault calls it “Possibly one of the best Metal records I will hear this year”. WCRC 104 FM says “This CD rocks. Its like Malmsteen meets Krokus meets nothing you ever heard before, a high octane metal fest”, Hardradio calls it “Very cool stuff! Check it out”, says “Legacy delivers straight-forward, honest, melodic rock with some great guitar playing”.

Legacy’s CD was mixed and produced by Marten Andersson and Jonas Hansson at Mastergroove Studio’s in Granada Hills, California, with the assistance of Mastergroove studio owner Dave Morse (Aerosmith, Guns ‘N Roses, Van Halen and Warrant).

Eddie Marsh, Valhalla Records UK, Label Manager commented, “Legacy” is one of the best hardrock bands we have heard in a very long time. We are very excited to release this killer album and we hope to welcome the band live in the UK and mainland Europe very soon!

A summer release is expected. The final track listing is as follows:

1. Troubleshooter
2. Underdog
3. Tool
4. Autumn Rising
5. Mission of Mercy
6. Leave it Alone
7. 2.4.1
8. Can’t Remember Love
9. My Last Sunrise
10. Astral Sundown
11. Thank You (Extended Version)
12. Bonus 1 TBA
13. Bonus 2 TBA

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