UPDATED INFORMATION FOR BONZO BASH, PUSSY WHIPPED! featuring the IRON MAIDENS and all female bands all night and RANDY RHOADS REMEMBERED EVENTS DURING NAMM WEEK 2014 1/23/14-1/25/14

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BONZO BASH NAMM JAMM 2014 PRESENTED BY NATAL & MARSHALL, RANDY RHOADS REMEMBERED AND P***YWHIPPED VIP TRIBUTE TO FEMALES IN ROCK TAKES OVER NAMM 2014 WEEKEND!

BRIAN TICHY UNLEASHES “3 NIGHTS OF MUSIC AND MADNESS” JANUARY 23rd, 24th, 25th. FEATURING MEMBERS OF GUNS N’ ROSES, BON JOVI, OZZY OSBOURNE, RIHANNA, WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER, ROLLING STONES, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, MARILYN MANSON, MACHINE HEAD, MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, KORN, SCORPIONS, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, AC/DC, QUEENSRYCHE, DIO, BILLY IDOL, SLAYER, BUDDY RICH BAND and LYNYRD SKYNYRD!

CELEBRATING LEGENDS JOHN HENRY BONHAM OF LED ZEPPELIN AND RANDY RHOADS OF OZZY OSBOURNE PLUS an ALL FEMALE salute to IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and LED ZEPPELIN!!

 

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THURSDAY JANUARY 23rd – WORLD FAMOUS BONZO BASH NAMM JAMM 2014

FRIDAY JANUARY 24th – P***YWHIPPED VIP PARTY 21+

SATURDAY JANUARY 25th – RANDY RHOADS REMEMBERED

VIP PACKAGES INCLUDE GREAT RATE ON COURTYARD MARRIOTT (EXPIRES JAN. 10th!)

We recently caught up with Brian Tichy as he had a guitar in one hand and sticks in the other trying to learn Bonzo and Rhoads licks. He informed us about some exciting news within the 3 days of music and madness. He said, “You don’t want to miss this! Bonzo Bash has gotten bigger than ever!

This is our 9th show and it gets more fun every time! It’s so cool to get so much positive energy from all the awesome players that get involved in this celebration! Without that energy, the shows would not have the passion that I feel the audience gets from start to finish!”

I am psyched to announce some new baddasses to the fold! On top of recent awesome additions

like Athena (Femme Fatale / TV’s Ex-Wives Of Rock,) Cortney DeAugustine (Montrose / Frank Hannon,) Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots,) Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones,) Chris Frazier (Foreigner,) thrash drumming legend Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Philm,) Robert Mason (Warrant / Lynch Mob,) Gerry Nestler (Philm,) Gregg Potter (Buddy Rich Band,) Mick Sweda and Shaun Williamson (Atlanta Rhythm Section,) we are also excited to include these other amazing players; Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds,) Gene Hoglan (Testament / Dethklok,) Oni Logan (Lynch Mob / Dio Disciples,) James LoMenzo (Megadeth / John Fogerty,) Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob / Tred) and rock bass legend Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs / Mr. Big,) Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Big Noize.)

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)

“There’s never a bad time for a Bonzo Bash”

~Brian TIchy

FUN Post-Bonzo Bash Interview with Brian Tichy: http://youtu.be/k7xkgh6IihQ

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Video of Brian Tichy discussing last year’s Bonzo Bash Observatory event:

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Regarding the brand new celebration, Randy Rhoads Remembered, Tichy also went on to say, “When the opportunity arose to have the venue a 2nd night, I catered to the guitarist in me and went for a brand new show as my partner, Joe Sutton, and myself had talked of this while brainstorming ideas over the years. We decided to take the Bonzo Bash template and celebrate the music and wizardry of one of rock’s truly legendary guitar heroes; Randy Rhoads! 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!

With that said, in addition to the superb list of guitarists, I am psyched to announce some more of the world’s most brilliant players to RRR!!!; Marty Friedman, Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne / Firewind,) Mats Leven (vox- Candlemass / Yngwie Malmsteen,) Mitch Perry (Lita Ford / Edgar Winter,) former Randy Rhoads’ student Janet Robin (Precious Metal / Lindsey Buckingham / Air Supply,) Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi.) We have not yet begun to rock! We are not yet finished with these lineups! Plus, anything can change up to day of show… and usually does!!
I must also give a big thanks to photographer Jay Banbury! He has taken some of the most iconic

live photos of Randy Rhoads. Jay has graciously allowed us to use one for our concert poster and t-shirt! Go to Jay’s website and order up some killer Randy posters now! (www.139creative.com)

I can’t forget to also mention that our bud Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol / Big Noize) has become an additional member of the RRR house band, “The Madmen.” Rudy Sarzo is on tour with Queensrcyhe up to rehearsal day, so Phil is helping out on a nice chunk of tunes!

We also have to tell everyone to go visit the ultimate Randy Rhoads Facebook page,“Randy Rhoads Society” (www.Facebook.com/RandyRhoadsSociety) These guys are hardcore!

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

Guitarist Quotes:

“Watching Randy at 10am in the Oakland coliseum was my 1st concert experience and it was life changing.

It made me want to not only play guitar, but to perform with passion and emotion. I’m beyond honored to be

part of this celebration of a true legend and an immense inspiration.”

~ Phil Demmel (Machine Head)

“As a kid I was a huge Sabbath fan, and was curious to see Ozzy`s solo band. I was lucky to see them on their first US tour at the Baltimore Civic Center. I had no idea who anyone in the band was. I couldn`t take my eyes off the charisma, excitement and overall coolness of the guitarist, Randy. He completely stole the show. I was just becoming a decent player myself back then, so seeing him really made me up my game. — At that time, Ozzy wasn`t the mainstream personality he is now, there was a shroud of darkness and even desperation around him and his departure from Sabbath at a time when Sabbath had all but fallen out of vogue. Randy was a beacon of light, literally lighting up the stage with his flashy guitar work and upbeat performance. I am convinced that he is a huge part of Ozzy`s longterm success. Tragically we lost him way too early. It`s nice to see that so many years later people have not forgotten the joy he brought to music, so it`s absolutely my pleasure to honor him by participating in Randy Rhoads Remembered concert.”

~ Marty Friedman

“Everybody knows that Randy Rhoads has been an inspiration to all generations of guitar players after him. But to me Randy was not only inspirational for his playing and writing skills, but for his attitude as well. I loved how low profile and humble of a person he was, always learning and moving forward. He was a servant of Music and that inspired me (and many others) on a whole different level. I’m truly honored to participate in RRR and celebrate Randy Rhoads’ life and music alongside these great musicians!”

~ Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne / Firewind)

“Randy entered my soul like a lightning bolt and has remained there throughout my life.

He was like a magician but it was all real.”

~ Tracii Guns

“Randy is one of the most amazing virtuosos of all times. His unique, personal style and his fearless melodic approach caught my attention when I was discovering the electric guitar. I have spent many days in my teenager times trying to figure out how to play his awesome solos and riffs. I am excited and honored to be invited to join the incredible line-up of guitar players on “Randy Rhoads Remembered.” Each of us getting up on stage to pay tribute to a great guitar player that is a source of inspiration to generations of musicians.”

~ Kiko Loureiro (Angra)

“I am totally honored to be a part of “Randy Rhoads Remembered”. Randy was a great musician whose talents influenced a generation of guitarists as we will see by the stellar lineup of players I will be joining on January 25th. Knowing everyone involved with this show (and previously working with Brian Tichy and Joe Sutton on “The Bonzo Bash”) I know this is going to be a night we will all be proud to have been a part of…”

~ Mitch Perry (Lita Ford / Edgar Winter)

Throughout the history guitar playing, there have been the undisputed masters of different genres. When it comes to the the nineteen eighties sound of hard rock guitar, in my mind, the two colossi have to be Eddie Van Halen and Randy Rhoads. They did it better than the rest. Everyone has their corner and their mark of brilliance, but have to be, in my mind, relegated to ‘best of the rest.’ What I do, and so many others like me do, Randy wrote the book on, and showed us the way.

~ Rowan Robertson (Dio / DC4)

“Studying with Randy for 6 young years of my life were magical moments for me, as it was then I fell in love with the guitar and Randy showed me the way. He wasn’t only my instructor – he was like a mentor for me and not only with guitar, but with how to live your life with passion and how to work hard for it and be proud of the creations you make… especially with music. He was gender blind, age blind and a huge support to me while growing up and learning what to do with the guitar, how to perform, and how to write songs. I’m honored to be a part of this tribute show to Randy, and I know he’s looking down on all of us right now with a big beautiful smile — happy that we too know the secret to life — passion.”

~ Janet Robin (Precious Metal / Lindsey Buckingham / Air Supply)

“Randy’s approach to fusing classical music with heavy metal was so unique. I studied his playing like mad. Even his gear – I was reading all the magazines to see what he used, and I bought my first Marshall amp because that’s what he played through. Randy was definitely an early guitar hero of mine. He was unlike anybody around at the time. He played with such fire, grace and intelligence. Randy Rhoads’ playing still stuns me.”

~ Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns N’ Roses)

“I am so psyched to get this show together! Randy’s playing, and the music on those 2 Ozzy records were huge to me! I am a drummer but I also started putting a lot of time into guitar at the same time Randy came out. I heard Ozzy being interviewed on the radio when Blizzard Of Ozz was released. They played “I Don’t Know” and when the guitar kicked in I was floored and I was an instant fan! I spent countless hours trying to learn Randy’s songs, riffs and solos while I was also just a beginner on guitar. I tried to learn Randy’s live solo note for note! I had Randy’s posters on my basement walls! I still have those posters framed in my house right now! Brent Woods and I even shared a bottle of Randy Rhoads wine when it first came out!”

~ Brian TIchy (S.U.N.)

“31 years after the tragic death of my mentor and favorite guitar player, it’s time for a proper celebration of Randy’s legacy. Being involved with the Bonzo Bash since day one, I know Randy Rhoads Remembered will be a tribute unlike any other.”

~ Brent Woods (The Moby Dicks / Vince Neil)

“After school 1981. Drop the needle. ‘Blizzard Of Ozz’. WTF?!?! The guy who took the 6 in the pentatonic scale and made it minor instead of major so that ANYONE who plays it in sequence to this day is reminded of Randy Rhoads.

His heart, his soul, his choice of notes. His FIRE. That kind of inspiration stays with you ’til death. And now… 2014. Randy Rhoads Remembered. A bunch of as-inspired awesome musicians paying homage to this amazing guy who contributed SO MUCH to ROCK guitar. I am so excited to be a part of it. I CAN’T F@CKING WAIT!”

~ Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi / “Session Guy” for Rob Zombie / Alice Cooper /

Chris Cornell / Tommy Lee / Halestorm / Avril Lavigne / Daughtry)

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AND DON’T FORGET TO COME TO OUR VIP PARTY!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24th, 2014

POST – BONZO / PRE – RHOADS VIP PARTY!! – 21+ ONLY

Hosted by KNAC.com’s DJ Will!!

FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY:

THE IRON MAIDENS!

JUDAS PRIESTESS!

HAMMER OF THE BROADS!

MANY OTHER SURPRISES!

Yes! It’s time to do it right and give it up for the girls! We are throwing a private VIP shindig for everyone involved in Bonzo Bash and Randy Rhoads Remembered!

This is our way of saying thanks for giving these shows their time, talent, and badassness! Plus, at the same time, we want to give it up to all the women who live their lives for rock music!

Headliners The Iron Maidens up their horns and go where only eagles dare! Out of New York we give you Judas Priestess, the only all female Judas Priest cover band who will make you wanna break the law, and Hammer Of The Broads hammer you hard, Zeppelin style!

At Bonzo Bash HQ’s, we are always brainstorming to come up with new ideas to move on down the road with!

We are offering VIP Party passes to this night of music and madness! This is one occasion where there is nothing wrong with getting a little pussywhipped!!

The VIP Pussywhipped Party will be at Mirror Image Studios in Anaheim.

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Youtube clips:

Tichy and Woods performing “Dee” amongst Randy fans

at the Rhoads Mausoleum on Randy’s birthday Dec. 6th. http://youtu.be/HeakJHmyitE

Tichy, Woods, and Soussan perform “Goodbye To Romance” at Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio’s Randy Rhoads celebration at her and husband Richard’s wine room on Sat. Dec 7th. http://youtu.be/4yMkrwVqmCA

Tichy plays “Dee”: http://youtu.be/AzKY8gjDSso

Order Randy Rhoads Cabernet Sauvigon at http://www.dargenziowine.com/wine-shop/randy-rhoads

For all things Musonia School Of Music, including private lessons, and to book a tour of this piece of musical history, contact Kelle Rhoads at 818-761-0521 or visit Musonia’s FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/MusoniaSchoolOfMusic

TICKETS! www.CaliforniaMusicFest.com

VIP PACKAGES for RRR, Bonzo Bash and VIP Pussywhipped Party featuring The Iron Maidens, Judas Priestess, and Hammer Of The Broads.http://californiamusicfest.com/

Bonzo Bash FB Page: www.Facebook.com/BonzoBash Twitter: @BonzoBash

Randy Rhoads Remembered FB Page: www.Facebook.com/RandyRhoadsRemembered

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