Related Information for Maninnya Blade Maninnya Blade was formed in the early 80's, and is now considered as one of the first thrash metal bands from Sweden. The single "Barbarian/Ripper Attack" and the full length vinyl "Merchants In Metal" were released before splitting up. The reputation is however such, that they were never forgotten, and a couple of compilations were relesed in the 00's. Included were earlier unrelesed demo tracks on the 2001 release "A Demonic Mistress From The Past&quo.. read more