KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Introduce New Guitarist Charlie Parra del Riego

October 14, 2012, 3 years ago

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Gearing up for a European tour supporting STEEL PANTHER, Calgary-based KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have parted ways with guitarist Timothy Vega and introduced Peruvian shredder Charlie Parra del Riego as his replacement.

The band's line-up is now as follows:

Kobra Paige - vocals

Jasio Kulakowski - guitars

Charlie Parra Del Riego - guitars

Pete Dimov - bass

Griffin Kissack - drums

The following tour dates are scheduled:


21 - Helsinki, Finland - The Circus
25 - Hamburg, Germany - Docks
27 - Frankfurt, Germany - Gibson
29 - Zurich, Switzerland - Volkshaus


2 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix Hall
3 - Cologne, Germany - Music Hall

Kobra And The Lotus, who inked a deal with Universal for their new album with KISS legend Gene Simmons on board with Simmons Records as a partner - performed acoustically at Bloodstock Open Air 2012, which was held August 10th-12th at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire, England. Check out the footage which includes the cover of DIO's 'Holy Diver' below:

The band also performed at Wacken Open Air 2012, which took place in Wacken, Germany from August 2nd - 4th. Pro-shot footage from the band's live set is available below:

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