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With an even of musicianship greater than the common hair steel band, Norway’s TNT offered a prog-tinged undertake pop-metal due generally to the beautiful vocal selection of lead singer Tony Harnell and your guitar technique of Ronni Le Tekro. Originally comprising vocalist Dag Ingebrigtsen (aka D.D. Dynamite), bassist Steiner Eikum, and drummer Morten “Diesel” Dahl, TNT shaped within the Norwegian city of Trondheim in 1982, launching an eponymous, Norway-only debut later on that yr with all lyrics in Norwegian. When it didn’t sell, Eikum remaining the music group and was changed by Morty Dark; soon later on, Ingebrigtsen was changed by NY indigenous Tony Harnell. Harnell debuted within the band’s 1st international recording, 1984’s Knights of the brand new Thunder (which he was acknowledged as the even more Norwegian-sounding Tony Hansen). The music group really started to strike its stride on 1987’s Inform No Stories, although from then on album’s launch, Dahl departed and was changed by Kenneth Odiin. 1989’s Intuition consolidated the stylistic benefits of its forerunner, but the music group soon discovered itself with out a label, Polygram having dropped interest to advertise them. Odiin remaining to remain house with his family members, prompting the hire of American drummer Johnny Macaluso for 1992’s Realized Fantasies, that was documented for Atlantic. Nevertheless, friction between your American and Norwegian servings of the group — the previous wanting even more international achievement, the latter content with popularity in the home — resulted in TNT’s disintegration. Macaluso became a member of Riot, while Le Tekro and Dark formed the greater prog rock-oriented Vagabond, and Harnell performed having a mainly cover-tune project known as Morning Hardwood. TNT reunited in 1996, having a lineup of Harnell, Le Tekro, Dark, drummer Frode Hansen, and keyboardist Dag Stokke. They released the record Firefly in 1997, and Harnell had taken a year’s sabbatical; he came back in 1998, and TNT released the new record Transistor the next year.

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Awards Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease, The Dick Schaap Writing Award, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Post Produced Audio/Sound, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Editing, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Playoff Coverage, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Design/Art Direction, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Event Graphic Design, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement - Institutional
Music Songs It's My Style, Nco Txog, Domolo, I pe pa, Tonight I'm Falling, Everyone's a Star, Seven Seas, 10 000 Lovers, Voila ça, Caught Between the Tigers, Psylent Hill, Viser haut, Last Summer's Evil, End of the Line, Take Me Down, Piano Please, Sabre Olvidar, Electric Dancer, Dormir à 9h, Forever Shine On, Kuv Ntshai, As Far as the Eye Can See, Je veux avancer, Desperate Night, Tor With the Hammer, Niño Punk, Invisible Noise, Främling, Deadly Metal, A Nation Free, Downhill Racer, Ready To Rage
Albums Tell No Tales, Intuition, Knights of the New Thunder, Realized Fantasies, My Religion, A Farewell to Arms, All the Way to the Sun, The New Territory, Live in Madrid, Three Nights in Tokyo, Firefly, Transistor, TNT, Atlantis, 30th Anniversary 1982–2012 – Live in Concert with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Eclosion (Tout notre talent), Been Too Long, Discos Bailables, What Else?, The Meditation, Music Gives Happiness, The Message, Empire, Bout 2 Blow, Rock N Soul - Love Songs, TNT Band: Rock N Soul, Vol. 3, No U-Turnz, TNT = Dynamite, Punk, Royal Pains, Complete Recordings, Mission Accomplished, Teen 'n Tander, Caliente, Unhas & Dentes, Rectus in Curia, Mi Estilo, Tried N Tested, Rock N Soul Vol. 1, Nu Radio, MDO, Bout To Blow, Rock N Soul, Vol. 2, Bottom To The Top - Volume 2
TV Shows Rizzoli & Isles, The Last Ship, Major Crimes, Animal Kingdom, Murder in the First, The Librarians, Falling Skies, Good Behavior, Legends, The Closer, Cold Justice, Public Morals, Agent X, Perception, Franklin & Bash, Leverage, NBA on TNT, Proof, Southland, Dallas, Cold Justice: Sex Crimes, Mob City, Boston's Finest, King & Maxwell, Transporter: The Series, Hawthorne, Men of a Certain Age, Saving Grace, Raising the Bar, Witchblade, Babylon 5, Monday Mornings, Memphis Beat, Private Lives of Nashville Wives, Will, Wake Up Call, On the Menu, Dark Blue, The Hero, Crusade, WCW Monday Nitro, MonsterVision, The Great Escape, Trust Me, Into the West, 72 Hours, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, L.A. Heat, The Lazarus Man, Inside Job, Heartland

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