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A FAREWELL TO KINGS featuring Brian Tichy plus Michael Angelo Batio & Neil Turbin’s NAMMTHRAX METAL ALLSTARS


Wednesday Jan 18, 2017 6:00 PM PST Yost Theater, Santa Ana, CA (5:30 PM Doors) TICKET INFO

A FAREWELL TO KINGS PLAYERS:HOUSE BAND: Francesco DiCosmo (Thin Lizzy / Montrose) Bass & Vox Walter Ino (Survivor) Guitar Jonathan Sindelman (Alan White Band, Keith Emerson Band, The Steppes) Keys Brian Tichy (AFTK Founder) DrumsSPECIAL GUESTS: Joe Bergamini (Author/ Co-Producer of Neil Peart’s “Taking Center Stage” Book+DVD / Broadway / Happy the Man) Drums Jason Bittner (Shadow’s Fall / Flotsam & Jetsam) Drums Phil Demmel (Machine Head) Guitar Andrés Forero (Hamilton) Drums Shane Gaalaas (Yngwie Malmsteen/ Michael Schenker/ Diesel Machine) Drums Andy Galeon (Death Angel) Drums Marzi Montazeri (Heavy As Texas / formerly Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals) Guitar Joe Travers (Zappa Vaultmeister / Zappa Plays Zappa) Drums KOko Powell (Edgar Winter / Spencer Davis Group / Sheila E.) Bass Guitar Jason Rullo (Symphony X) Drums Chas West (Resurrection Kings / Bonham) Vox


RANDY RHOADS REMEMBERED on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thu 1/19 / Doors: 5:00pm / Show: 5:15pm / Show end: 9:45pm / Headliner: 7:00pm / All Ages

HOST: Eddie Trunk (That Metal Show)

HOUSE BAND “THE MADMEN”: Dewey Bragg (Kill Devil Hill) Vox Steve Ferlazzo (Avril Lavigne / Lucky Strike Soundcheck Live Founder) Keyboards Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot / Ozzy Osbourne / Whitesnake) Bass Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol) Bass Brian Tichy (Randy Rhoads Remembered Founder) Drums

GUITARISTS: Doug Aldrich (formerly of DIO / Whitesnake / The Dead Daisies) Michael Angelo Batio (Nitro) Nick Bowcott (Grim Reaper) Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest) Bill Hudson (Trans-Siberian Orchestra / Circle II Circle / Jon Oliva’s Pain) Marzi Montazeri (Heavy As Texas / formerly Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals) Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob / Sonic Stomp) Monte Pittman (Madonna) Rowan Robertson (DIO / Bang Tango / DC4) Janet Robin (Student of Randy’s / Lindsey Buckingham) Monte Pittman (Madonna) Brian Tichy (RRR Founder) Roy Z (Halford / Dickinson)

SPECIAL GUESTS: Deen Castronovo (Journey / Revolution Saints / Ozzy Osbourne) Drums Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio Kelle Rhoads Band Neil Turbin (Deathriders / Anthrax) Vox Chas West (Bonham / Resurrection Kings)

BONZO BASH on Friday January 20, 2017

Fri 1/20 / Doors: 6:00pm / Show: 6:30pm / $28 Advance / $32 Day of Show / All Ages

Bonzo Bash 2017 is dedicated to the memory of Alphonse Mouzon (1948-2016)and co-hosted by Drum Legend Carmine Appice

bbHOUSE BAND “THE MOBY DICKS” Doug Aldrich (formerly of Whitesnake/ DIO) Guitar Steve Ferlazzo (Avril Lavigne/ Lucky Strike Soundcheck Live Founder) Keys Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol) Bass Brian Tichy (Bonzo Bash Founder) Drums Chas West (Bonham/ Resurrection Kings) Vox

DRUMMERS: Ray Luzier (Korn) Rob Affuso (Skid Row / Four By Fate / Soulsystem) Charlie Benante (Anthrax) Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall / Flotsam & Jetsam) Deen Castronovo (Journey / Revolution Saints / Ozzy Osbourne) Jimmy D’Anda (Lynch Mob) Johnny Dee (Doro Pesch / Britny Fox) Logan “Robot” Gladden (13 Yr Old Bonham Devotee!) John Hummel (Matt O’Ree Band / Lady Gaga) Jeff Kathan (Paul Rodgers / Spike and the Impalers) Khurt Maier (Salty Dog) Dave “Chilli” Moreno (Puddle Of Mudd) Xavier Muriel (Buckcherry) Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction) Gregg Potter (Buddy Rich Band) Aquiles Priester (Tony MacAlpine / Hangar) Rich Redmond (Jason Aldean) Rachael Rine (Femme Fatale / Paradise Kitty) Chad Szeliga (Breaking Benjamin / Scott Stapp / Black Label Society) Jason Sutter (Smashmouth / Marilyn Manson / Chris Cornell) Brian Tichy (Bonzo Bash Founder) Lez Warner (The Cult) Steven Wolf (Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé) Simon Wright (AC/DC / DIO / Queensryche)

SPECIAL GUESTS: Robert Mason (Warrant) Vox Mitch Malloy (Vox) Chuck Garric (Alice Cooper / Beasto Blanco) Gtr