Anders Manga Launches New Music Album with Portland-based CD Release Party, and a Live Performance Tour Beginning in New Orleans

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Gothic Beauty Magazine (Fall 2005) describes music by Anders Manga as, "Superb dark electronica..." - Jessika. January 13, 2006 (Charlotte, NC): Anders Manga unleashes a sophomore album entitled, "Left of an All-Time Low". March 11, 2006 (Portland, OR) Sabala's Mt Tabor/SideShow Lounge hosts the first CD release party for this new album. April 13, 2006 (New Orleans, LA): Convergence XII (alt.gothic music festival) hosts the first Anders Manga performance on the "Left of an All-Time Low" live music tour!

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"Left of an All-Time Low" features 11 new songs, including a dark electro cover of Mercyful Fate's "Gypsy". Two videos from the album have already been produced for the songs, "Empire On the Sun" and "Glamour" which are available online to view at AndersManga.com Polling of Anders Manga music fans will soon determine which song on the new album becomes the focus of the next Anders Manga music video. AndersManga.com currently features seven music videos, all of which are available for download at no cost to the consumer. AndersManga.com also displays the html code for each music, allowing visitors to the website to copy and paste the video codes anywhere online at-will.

All currently available Anders Manga music videos will run perpetually on Saturday, March 11, 2006 6:00 PM - 1:00 AM on Sunday, March 12, 2006 during a special West Coast launching of CD release parties planned to showcase the latest music CD release and all music videos in the Anders Manga archives. The events kick-off at 6:00 PM with an informal dinner party for especially invited guests from NW USA local newspapers (both in-print and on-line publications), local music radio personalities, deejays, music promoters, and other local music industry personnel.

In addition to looping Anders Manga music videos, half a dozen NW local entertainers from both deejay and live music talent registries have lined up in support of Anders Manga to celebrate the all-evening and into-the-night debut launching of Anders Manga CD release parties now scheduled to showcase the brand new full-length album, "Left of an All-Time Low".

Next, the full Anders Manga live band opens the "Kick-Off" party at Convergence XII in New Orleans on April 13, 2006. This will be the first live performance on the "Left of an All-Time Low" tour. The album, recorded and self-produced in Charlotte, NC was released January 13th 2006 on Vampture Records and distributed by Metropolis Records

Convergence, the longest-running consecutively annual gathering for "Net.goths" in North America with origins in the Usenet newsgroup e-community known as "alt.gothic", provides a focused, yet multi-faceted cultural convention for anyone sharing similar interests in gothic fashion, music, art, and culture.

Gothic Beauty Magazine (Fall 2005) describes the music of Anders Manga as, "Superb dark electronica... one artist of definite interest to follow." - Jessika.

Anders Manga broke into the scene in April of 2005 with his debut solo release, "One Up for the Dying" and has developed a quick following in many genres. He became the all-time most downloaded Goth artist at download.com with over 40,000 downloads in 2005. Songs such as "Solitary Heaven", "Shiver", the ballad "Heart of Black" and more have been turning up on DJ's playlists worldwide while "We Won't Stay Dead" is quickly becoming a Goth/Industrial night staple.

Also in 2005, Anders Manga co-headlined Goth Stock in Hartford, CT, a two-day festival featuring other goth/industrial artists such as The Cruxshadows, Bella Morte, Genitorturers, and many more. Two months prior he played "Dracula's Ball" in Philadelphia, the largest event of its type in America before heading to Atlanta for a special show during the extremely popular fantasy arts convention, DragonCon.

To-date, music videos from "Left of an All-Time Low" (2006) include:

"Empire On the Sun" Directed by Anders Manga & Psychopsis.

http://www.andersmanga.com/empirevideo/empireonthesunvideo-andersmanga.wmv

and "Glamour", the latest of several sexually provocative (18+) music videos available within the Anders Manga video archives.

http://www.andersmanga.com/glamour/glamourvideo.wmv

Music Videos from "One Up for the Dying" (2005)

Shiver: http://www.andersmanga.com/shiver/andersmanga-shiver.wmv
Heart of Black: http://www.andersmanga.com/heartofblack/heartofblack-video2-1.wmv
Burn: http://www.andersmanga.com/burn/andersmanga-burn.wmv
Solitary Heaven: http://www.andersmanga.com/solitaryheaven/solitary-final3-2.wmv

"Left of an All-Time Low" Track Listing:

1. This Circle

2. Empire On the Sun

3. Mutiny

4. Gypsy

5. Bloodletting On the Kiss

6. Glamour

7. What's that Hell in your Heaven

8. Character in Charm

9. Innocence End

10. Bad Girls Go to Hell

11. Surrender

For more information regarding Anders Manga or to request bookings for shows, wholesale orders, interviews, etc. make contact with Anders Manga online at: AndersManga.com

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