MIRAGE - (1982-1988) Reunited 2014
The band was formed in Randers in 1982, and they played from the beginning Heavy Metal / Hard Rock, inspired by the NWOBHY scene at that time.
The bands first release was a 7" vinyl single in 1984, with 2 tracks "Shave it all off" and "Savin' Love". In 1985 the recorded their debut album "...And the earth shall crumble", which in the first edition was released as an 5 track EP on Vinyl, with the tracks: "Out There (survivors)", "So many years ago", "Hellhound", "Killer dwarf shorty" and "Punisher". In 1986 the album was released by record company "Metal Masters" and 3 tracks were added "Heading for the sun", "Lords in space and time" and "Apostle of hell"
In 2002 the band released a CD on Karthago Records, with the full album and single, and added bonus tracks from a demotape recorded in 1987/88 , which was ment to be the second album, but never was recorded proberly. The band split up in 1988.
Since MIRAGE have done a few concerts in a reunited form, with only Torben Deen and Mogens Laursen as original members. The re-united members also play in the band "Nasty Hobbit"
Original line up: Reunited line-up (2014):
Torben Deen (Lead Vocal) Torben Deen (Lead Vocal & Bass)
Jan Buller (Guitars) Mogens Laursen (Keys)
Mogens Laursen (Keys) Heavy Leif Mogensen (Drums)
Sten Ronald (Bass) Svend Omar Madsen (Lead Guitar)
Nick Gade (Drums) Bernt Mortensen (Rythm Guitar)
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Video: Live in Randers 2014 , Promo video 1983 , Tv Show1985 ,
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