2013, Blitzkrieg are a heavy metal band from Leicester formed in 1980, consisting of Brian Ross (vocals), Ken Johnson (guitar), Alan Ross (guitar), Bill Baxter (bass) and Mick Kerrigan (drums). The line-ups for Blitzkrieg have frequently changed since their formation, as the line-up for their first single differed greatly to the line-up for their most recent album, THEATRE OF THE DAMNED. As a result of these changes, Brian Ross is the only remaining member from their initial line-up. The song ,,Blitzkrieg" was covered by popular American band Metallica on the CREEPING DEATH EP. Metallica's drummer, Lars Ulrich commented that Blitzkrieg was one of their main influences, along with Diamond Head. 2013 sees the return of the mighty Blitzkrieg with the release of their new album BACK FROM HELL. New Wave Of British Heavy Metal fans can expect a return to the classic Blitzkrieg sound with the powerful new line up which will take blitzkrieg into the future.