Pretty Maids

Pretty Maids

Pretty Maids is a NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) inspired heavy metal band formed in Horsens, Denmark, by Ronnie Atkins and Ken Hammer in 1981. Over the years Pretty Maids have sold hundreds of thousands of records, but have never broken through in a major way. They have supported such well known acts as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, Saxon, Nazareth and were also featured at the 1987 German version of Monsters of Rock where Metallica headlined along with Deep Purple.

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Pretty Maids – Nuclear Boomerang (Official Video / New Album 2014)

Pretty Maids “Nuclear Boomerang” is taken from the album “Louder Than Ever” out on Frontiers Records. Preorder now on Amazon. Release dates: Europe: March 21st 2014 North America: March 25th 2014 After celebrating their 30th Anniversary as a band and the release of their latest monumental release “Motherland“, the Danish melodic hard rockers are serving… Read more »


PRETTY MAIDS – Motherland

In 2010, Pretty Maids made a splash throughout parts of Europe with their Pandemonium album charting well.  The band have been around much longer than that of course, and regarding this new album, lead vocalist Ronnie Atkins recently proclaimed “We knew it was going to be a tough one to follow! I remember back in the day… Read more »


PRETTY MAIDS release 2nd single “Sad to See You Suffer”

Danish Rockers PRETTY MAIDS released today “Sad to See You Suffer“, the second digital single off the forthcoming album “Motherland” due for release on Frontiers Records on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America. The song shows a more melodic side of the band compared to the initial single/video “Mother of All… Read more »


Pretty Maids to release new “Motherland” on Frontiers in March

Frontiers Records is excited to announce the release of PRETTY MAIDS anticipated new album entitled “Motherland” on March 22nd in Europe and March 26th in North America. After their successful and highly acclaimed 2010 album “Pandemonium”, Danish melodic Hard Rockers, Pretty Maids celebrated their 30th anniversary with their debut visual release “It Comes Alive (Maid… Read more »


Pretty Maids – Metal’s Great Danes

Danish metal band, Pretty Maids was formed in 1981 in Horsens, Denmark, by vocalist Ronnie Atkins and guitarist Ken Hammer.  The band has been going strong for many years with absolutely no signs of slowing down.  With their classic sound of guitar driven, melodic hard rock and metal, Pretty Maids has made a name for… Read more »


Pretty Maids – It Comes Alive – Maid In Switzerland

Celebrating thirty years in the biz, the Danes with the ultra feminine name, grace us with a live disc / DVD which could just as well be a ‘Best Of’, writhe with hits from their best albums.  As such, holding in my hands a live record that essentially chronicles their career, let’s get the obvious… Read more »