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TNT

"TNT" is a Norwegian hard rock band.

TNT was formed in the Norwegian city Trondheim in 1982, by vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dag Ingebrigtsen, guitarist Ronni Lé Tekrø, bassist Steinar Eikum and drummer Morten "Diesel" Dahl. Securing a national record contract with PolyGram subsidiary Vertigo Norway, they released their self-titled debut album the same year — their only album that features Norwegian lyrics — and got a hit with the single "Harley Davidson". Given the success of TNT in their home country, PolyGram offered a worldwide recording contract. In August 1983 Morty Black replaced Steinar Eikum on bass, and the following year American vocalist Tony Harnell became TNT's new frontman, making his debut on their album ''Knights of the New Thunder'' with the temporary stage name Tony Hansen. The album was a huge success in Scandinavia, and sold respectably elsewhere. That line-up recorded one more album, ''Tell No Tales'' in 1987, before "Diesel" Dahl decided to quit one year later, after some turbulent times within the band. ''Tell No Tales'' -- as co-written by Dahl -- produced TNT's biggest hit, the single "10,000 Lovers (In One)". ''Tell No Tales'' marked a ...

origin Trondheim, Norway
years active 1982 – 1992, 1996 – present
status Active
license: GNU FDL
source: Wikipedia