BEGINNING WITH BONZO BASH ON THURSDAY JAN. 23rd, TICHY/SUTTON PRODUCTIONS IS PROUD TO GIVE YOU 3 NIGHTS OF MUSIC AND MADNESS DURING NAMM WEEKEND!!!

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NAMM 2014 Bonzo Bash will not be the only event put on by the Bonzo crew, Brian Tichy “unleashes three nights of music and madness” with the annual Bonzo Bash Led Zeppelin event, and this year a Randy Rhoads Remembered night with guitar greats coming together to celebrate Randy and his influence on the musicians of our time. And in between there’s a special VIP “Pussywhipped” Party on Friday!

 

Bonzo Bash will be Thursday January 23rd, and will host a long list of drummers contributing to the Bonzo ritual along with many special guest and the Moby Dicks holding down the back up band duties. This year Bonzo Bash is bigger than ever!

 

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Confirmed Bomzo Bash drummers include:
Seven Antonopoulos (Opiate For The Masses)
Carmine Appice (Cactus / Vanilla Fudge / Drum Legend)
Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty / Smashing Pumpkins)
Athena (The Ex-Wives Of Rock / Femme Fatale)
Charlie Benante (Anthrax)
Will Calhoun (Living Colour)
Michael Cartellone (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Fred Coury (Cinderella)
Jimmy D’Anda
Cortney DeAugustine (Montrose / Frank Hannon Band / Michael Lee Firkins)
Chris Frazier (Foreigner)
Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds)
Gene Hoglan (Testament / Dethklok)
John Hummel
Brandon Kachel (Barbarian Overlords)
James Kottak (Scorpions)
Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Philm)
Ray Luzier (Korn)
Khurt Maier (Salty Dog)
Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
A.J. Pero (Twisted Sister / Adrenaline Mob / Tred)
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Dream Theater)
Gregg Potter (The Buddy Rich Band)
Van Romaine (Steve Morse)
Rikki Rockett (Poison)
Bobby Rondinelli (Rainbow / Black Sabbath)
Chris Slade (The Firm / AC/DC)
Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper)
Matt Starr (Ace Frehley)
Jason Sutter (Marilyn Manson / Chris Cornell)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Billy Idol / S.U.N.)
Joe Travers (Zappa Plays Zappa)
Steven Wolf (Avril Lavigne / Britney Spears)
Simon Wright (AC/DC / Dio / Queensryche)
SPECIAL GUESTS:
Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots)
Bernard Fowler (The Rolling Stones)
James LoMenzo (John Fogerty / Megadeth)
Oni Logan (Dio Disciples / Lynch Mob)
Robert Mason (Warrant / Lynch Mob)
Gerry Nestler (Philm)
Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob / Tred)
Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs / Mr. Big)
Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Big Noize)
Mick Sweda
Shaun Williamson (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

THE MOBY DICKS:
Michael Devin (bass)
Stephen LeBlanc (keys)
Brian Tichy (guitar / drums)
Chas West (vox)
Brent Woods (guitar)

The Randy Rhoads Remembered event will be Saturday January 25th. According to Brian Tichy, “Having grown up at a time when Randy took over the guitar world, he impacted me deeply. It seemed that a show in the Bonzo Bash mold would be perfect to celebrate all things Randy Rhoads!” The Randy Rhoads Remembered will host many guitarists as well as more special guest and backed by the Madmen , a supergroup in itself.

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CONFIRMED GUITARISTS:

Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
Phil Demmel (Machine Head)
Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne / Firewind)
Brad Gillis (Night Ranger)
Tracii Guns
Marty Friedman
Kiko Loureiro (Angra)
Mitch Perry (Lita Ford / Edgar Winter)
Rowan Robertson (Dio / DC4)
Janet Robin (Precious Metal / Lindsey Buckingham / Air Supply)
Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns N’ Roses)
Brent Woods (The Moby Dicks / Vince Neil)
Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi)
And many more to come!!

VERY SPECIAL GUESTS:
Kelle Rhoads (vox)
Neil Turbin (DeathRiders/ Anthrax) vocals
THE MADMEN:
Stephen LeBlanc (Jason Bonham’s Led Zep Exp. / The Moby Dicks) keys
Robert Mason (Warrant / Lynch Mob / Ozzy Osbourne) vox
Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot / Whitesnake) bass
Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Big Noize / Billy Idol) bass
Brian Tichy (S.U.N. / Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne) drums

Bonzo Bash and Randy Rhoads Remembered will take place at the Observatory at 3503 South Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, CA 92704. For more info check out their FB event at https://www.facebook.com/events/541108545996495/

Friday nights’ “Pussywhipped” Party will feature performances by The Iron Maidens, Judas Priestess, Hammer of the Broads and special guests! The “Pussywhipped” Party will be at Mirror Image Studios in Anaheim.

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