In anticipation of their upcoming appearance at Wacken Open Air’s 30 Anniversary show, Bai Bang has released a new lyric video for ‘Raise Your Hands‘ off of their May 31st ‘Best of Four‘ release! A track meant for summer, celebration and the live festival vibe.

01. Everybody Everywhere
02. Are You Ready I’m Ready
03. Rock It
04. Hey Hey You
05. Livin’ My Dream
06. Tonight
07. Only the Best Die Young
08. Come On
09. Stop Messin’ Around
10. Raise Your Hands
11. I Love the Things You Hate

Best of Four‘ now via these links:
Apple Music:

Physical copies of the CD are also be available in stores: USA by NEH Records, Germany by AOR Heaven, ASIA by Beyond Battle Records & SAMusic and all their store collaborations as well as through Lions Pride Music.

While the band continues to write their all new, original new album for release in 2020, they have been touring over the summer with more dates being added to their schedule.

Bai Bang is scheduled to perform at Wacken Open Air on August 1, 2019, with a meet and greet following their show. Then they will be be heading to Canada for a show at The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge in Timmins, Ontario on August 24th.

Live Dates:
Jul 26 – Hotel Kullaberg, Mölle, Sweden
Jul 27 – Spritan / Spritfabriken, Ödåkra, Sweden
Aug 1 – Wacken Open Air, Wacken, Germany
Aug 17 – Papapiada, Spritan, Ödåkra, Sweden
Aug 24 – Great Canadian Kayak Festival, Timmins, ON,Canada
Sep 27 – 4 Sea Aurora (ForSea Aurora), Helsingborg, Sweden
Oct 5 – Ölfleck Switzerland, Ölfleck, Switzerland
Nov 30 – Black Box Methodia, Athens, Greece
Dec 6 – Nightrain, Bradford, UK

Line up:
Diddi Kastenholt – Vocals
Filip Vilhelmsson – Guitar, backing vocals
Poffe Roxx – Bass
Oskar Wennberg – Drums
Micke Rosengren – (current touring drummer)

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Lions Pride Music feels excited to announce the signing of the Swedish hard rockers Bai Bang for the release of a best of album named ‘Best Of 4‘ with all the amazing hits from their latest four records since 2009 ‘Are You Ready‘, ‘Livin’ My Dream‘, ‘All Around The World‘ & ‘Rock of Life‘.

Best Of 4‘ will be released on 31 May 2019 physically and digitally worldwide. More info to be announced…


1. Everybody Everywhere

2. Are You Ready

3. Rock it

4. Hey Hey You

5. Living My Dream

6. Gonna Make It

7. Only The Best Die Young

8. Come On

9. Stop Messing Around

10. Raise Your Hands

11. I Love The Things You Hate.

Bai Bang is a powerful Hard Rock act from Sweden featuring Diddi Kastenholt on lead vocals, Oskar Wennberg on drums, Filip Wilhelmsson on guitar and Christoffer Svensson on bass. Being a touring band, the Swedes have played many tours in Europe, Canada, Japan and the USA and big festivals including Wacken Open Air in Germany, Sweden Rock festival & Rocklahoma in the USA. Bai Bang appeared as special guest to Alice Cooper, DIO, Ratt, and shared stages with bands like Saxon, Axel Rudi Pell, Pretty Maids, LA Guns, Pretty Maids and many more.

Due to a lot of shows and tours during the last years it took some time to finish the new album. In 2015, Bai Bang played shows in nine countries and in 2016 in eight countries to promote the 2013 release “All Around The World”.

The brand new album and 8th studio release in total, ‘Rock Of Life‘, will be out on AOR Heaven in April 2017. ‘Rock Of Life‘ was produced by Diddi Kastenholt and Pontus Assarsson and recorded at Sunshine Explosion Studios except for the drums which were recorded at Sound Center Studios in Helsingborg, Sweden and engineered by Lala Larsson and Micke Larsson. Martin Kronlund at JM Studios was again in charge of the mastering.

Soundfiles in advance:

Crazy Night (Edit)

Heart And Soul (Edit)

Stop Messing Around (Edit)

Live dates:

28.04. N-Oslo, Hard Rock Café

03.08. D-Wacken, Wacken Open Air

25.-26.08. S-Engelholm, Rock It Festival

02.-03.09. UK-Sheffield, Academy, Hard Rock Hell

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Sleaszy Rider have announced that they’ve signed a deal with Swedish glam/sleaze band Bai Bang and will release worldwide their upcoming album ‘Rock Of Life‘ on vinyl format.

Additionally, they will also release their 3 previous albums on vinyl worldwide: ‘Are You Ready‘, ‘Living My Dream‘ and ‘All Around The World‘. The release dates for each vinyl will be announced soon.

Diddi Kasteholt, singer of Bai Bang stated the following: “Bai Bang are happy to announce that the 4 last albums will be released on vinyl! It’s a special moment when you listen to a vinyl record and when you hold the cover in your hand. Its rock’n roll! Rock on & Rock it!”

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Bai Bang

BAI BANG – one of the most powerful rock acts from Sweden – features four talented and dynamic rockers in the line-up: Diddi Kastenholt (vocals), Pelle Eliaz (Guitar), Joacim Sandin (bass), Jens Lundgren (guitar) and Johnny Benson (drums) Since the band has started in the late 80’s, BAI BANG have spent a lot of time together on their tours all over Europe, USA,  Canada, Japan – including the famous Whisky a Gogo and the Cat Club in Los Angeles twice each. The Swedes shared the stage with bands such as LA Guns, Thin Lizzy, Wishbone Ash, Ratt, Dio, Mötley Crüe,  Pretty Maids, Saxon, Axel Rudi Pell and played at festivals such as Sweden Rock, Wacken and Rocklahoma.

Bai Bang

The album “Are You Ready” was released in 2009 and nominated for the best sleaze/glam album in at the Swedish Metal Awards and voted as “The Best all round party anthem album of the year” in the Australian magazine The Rockpit.

In 2011 the band released  their  seventh album in total “Livin My Dream”. This CD was recorded in Sunshine Explosion studios in Helsingborg, Sweden during the years  2010 & 2011. A video was shot for the track “Rock it”.

The  new  album “All Around the World”the bands 8th was recorded at Sunshine Explosion Studio. Bai Bang ¨has been working with Pontus Assarsson as producer this time too. Martin Kronlund did the mastering again.

The band: Diddi Kastenholt – Vocals; Joacim Sandin – Bass; Pelle Eliaz –  Guitar; Jens; Lundgren-Guitar; Johnny Benson – Drums


–          Enemy Lines (1989)

–          Cop To Con (1992)

–          Riding High (1996)

–          Attitude (2001)

–          Best Of Bai Bang (2006)

–          Are You Ready (2009)

–          Livin’ My Dream (2011)

–          All Around The World (2013)