CHERIE CURRIE - April 8-10, 2022 show

CHERIE CURRIE - April 8-10, 2022 show

Cherie Currie is an American musician, actress and artist. Currie was the lead vocalist of the Runaways, a rock band from Los Angeles, in the mid-to-late 1970s. After the Runaways, she became a solo artist. Then she teamed up with her identical twin sister, Marie Currie, and released an album with her. Their duet "Since You've Been Gone" reached number 95 on US charts. Their band was called Cherie and Marie Currie. She is also well known for her role in the movie "Foxes." Currie was the teenage lead vocalist for the all-female rock band the Runaways with bandmates Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Sandy West, Jackie Fox and Vicki Blue. Bomp! magazine described her as "the lost daughter of Iggy Pop and Brigitte Bardot". Currie joined the Runaways in 1975, at age 15. The teen rock anthem "Cherry Bomb" was written for her at the audition. After three albums with the Runaways (The Runaways, Queens of Noise and Live in Japan), Currie went on to be a solo artist. She signed a contract with Mercury saying she would record four records, but she left the Runaways after the third album, thus she was obligated to record another album. She recorded it solo and the result was Beauty's Only Skin Deep for Polygram Records. Marie Currie did a duet with Cherie on her solo record "Love at First Sight". Cherie starred in the film Foxes in 1980 with Jodie Foster. She received strong reviews for her acting debut, and because of this film she received many roles in other films. Along with starring in Foxes (her best-known film), she starred in Parasite, Wavelength, Twilight Zone: The Movie, The Rosebud Beach Hotel (with Marie Currie), Rich Girl, and others, as well as numerous guest spots on television series (Matlock and Murder, She Wrote, among others). Currie is now a wood-carving artist, using a chainsaw to create her works. She has been doing chainsaw art since 2002 and opened her own gallery in 2005 in Chatsworth, California. As a chainsaw artist, Currie has competed in and won awards at three world Chainsaw Art competitions.

VINNY APPICE - April 8-10, 2022 show

VINNY APPICE - April 8-10, 2022 show

Vinny Appice took up the drums at the age of nine, taking lessons from the same teacher as his brother Carmine Appice (drummer from Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and Beck Bogart and Appice). When he was sixteen, Appice and his band BOMF met John Lennon at Record Plant Studios. Lennon took a liking to the group and used them as a backing band in several performances, including the final one before his death. He moved on to record with Rick Derringer on Derringer (1976), Sweet Evil (1977), and Derringer Live (1977), before forming his own band Axis and recording It's A Circus World (1978). Appice joined Black Sabbath during the tour in support of the Heaven and Hell album in 1980. He was quickly brought in to replace original drummer Bill Ward, who quit the band mid-tour due to personal issues. Appice arrived for his first show with Black Sabbath at the Aloha Stadium in Hawaii. Appice subsequently appeared on the Black Sabbath albums Mob Rules (1981) and Live Evil (1982). In late 1982 he left Black Sabbath along with vocalist Ronnie James Dio and formed the band Dio. They recorded Holy Diver (1983), The Last in Line (1984), Sacred Heart (1985), Intermission (1986), and Dream Evil (1987). In December 1989 Appice left Dio and briefly teamed up with Dokken bassist Jeff Pilson in the band Flesh & Blood. After joined World War III in 1990, in 1992 he returned to Black Sabbath for the Dehumanizer album and tour. Appice rejoined Dio and they recorded Strange Highways (1994) and Angry Machines (1996). Appice rejoined his Black Sabbath bandmates Ronnie James Dio, Geezer Butler, and Tony Iommi in 2006 as Heaven & Hell, touring and releasing one studio album, The Devil You Know, before Dio's death in 2010. Vinnie was inducted into the Hall of Heavy Metal History for his contributions to Heavy Metal drumming.

JIMI BELL - April 8-10, 2022 show

JIMI BELL - April 8-10, 2022 show

A giant on the guitar, Bell has used his talent's to work with many top artists in music and the entertainment Industry. Jimi Bell appeared in the 1986 Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett film "Light of Day" where he was both a performer in the movie and he played on the soundtrack and his band toured with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. As 1987 drew to a close Bell was selected to audition for Ozzy Osbourne. The auditions would narrow down to two candidates with Zakk Wylde pitched against Bell. Although Wylde scored the gig, Bell would be diverted off into another branch of the Black Sabbath family tree, joining bassist Geezer Butler's solo band the Geezer Butler Band. (Uncredited as a writer but still listed) joining bassist Geezer Butler's solo band the GEEZER BUTLER BAND. Here he wrote the track 'Master Of Insanity', subsequently used, but uncredited, on BLACK SABBATH's 1992 'Dehumanizer' album. Bell performed guitar work on Cannata's CD's from 1993 to 2013: 'Watching The World', Myslerium Magnum, Tamorok and "Harlequin of Lights". Long time friend and drummer BJ Zampa recruited Jimi for the German based Rockers band 'Thunderhead' for their 'Ugly Side' record. This formed a partnership between the two for many future projects. THUNDERHEAD toured Europe in partnership with METAL CHURCH. Bell and Zampa then signed on for David Wayne's 'METAL CHURCH' Project. For 2001 album on Nuclear Blast. In 2003 Bell was a contributor as a guest soloist to the Rob Rock album 'Eyes Of Eternity'. 2003 Bell and Zampa joined former lead vocalist Mike Vescara from OBSESSION & LOUDNESS Band for the 'MVP Project'. The CD was released in 2004 in Europe and Japan. In mid 2005 Jimi Bell joined celebrated Melodic Rock Band 'House Of Lords'. Jimi then recruited Drummer BJ Zampa and Bassist Chris McCarvill to join original vocalist James Christian to complete the band. This line up continues to tour, write and record. They have release together the following CD's: 'World Upside Down', 'Come to My Kingdom', 'Cartesian Dreams', and' Big Money' Precious Metal, Indestructible, Saint of the lost Souls, and more to follow. In 2017 Chris Tristram became the new Bassist for HOL. In 2020 Jimi looks forward to the release of 'New World New Eyes' by House of Lords on Frontiers records. ​ In July of 2019 Jimi joined the legendary band AUTOGRAPH as the lead guitarist. www.autographband.com. 2020 was looking to be a lot of touring for Jimi along with being inducted into the New England Music Hall of Fame and a new music being released with Autograph. ​ In addition, Bell is also the “go to” guitarist for studio work for sports giants like ESPN, WWE, Impact Wrestling and NASCAR. Bell is an official endorser of Roberts Guitar, Viper Guitars, Charvel Guitars, PVX Guitar, Funk Guitars, Ovation Guitars, GHS Strings, Rocktron, Randall, Marshall Amps (Europe), and KickAss Cables. Jimi Bell is also the inventor of the SHREDNECK. ​ Currently Jimi is writing and getting ready for the 2022 tour season or whenever the Lockdowns are over.

BEATLES MAGICAL HISTORY TOUR with CHACHI LOPRETE & ERIK TAROS

BEATLES MAGICAL HISTORY TOUR with CHACHI LOPRETE & ERIK TAROS

One hour programs on Saturday April 9th and Sunday April 10th of film and video of the Beatles, many clips never before seen, with commentary by Beatles experts Erik Taros (assisted Ron Howard on his documentary) and Chachi Loprete (Host of Breakfast with The Beatles currently on radio WUMB). Q&A included. Times will be announced online

CHARLIE FARREN - April 8-10, 2022 show

CHARLIE FARREN - April 8-10, 2022 show

Charlie FARREN burst onto the national scene in the early 80’s as lead singer of THE JOE PERRY PROJECT, teaming up with Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry and releasing an acclaimed album on Columbia Records. Farren penned the Billboard charting classics “Listen To The Rock” and “East Coast, West Coast”, also co-writing four songs with Perry including the hit “I’ve Got The Rock ‘N’ Rolls Again”. The Joe Perry Project sold out theaters across the country and toured arena's & stadium's around the world with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Rush, Heart, ZZ Top, and Alice Cooper. FARREN subsequently formed FARRENHEIT, a trio releasing a self-titled debut album on Warner Brothers, produced by Keith Olsen. Three singles from that album, “Fool in Love”, “Bad Habit”, & “Lost in Loveland”, as well as video exposure on MTV, established FARRENHEIT as one of the era’s premier rock acts. Highlights for FARRENHEIT included the coveted opening slot on the 75+ date BOSTON ‘Third Stage Tour’, sold out from coast to coast, including a performance at the ‘Texxas Jam’ to a sold out crowd of 85,000 people at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX. Most recently, Charlie has been touring North America as ‘America’s Special Guest’ with Three Dog Night, REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, and many others. His latest project, CHARLIE FARREN: GUITAR & VOICE has been rolling out with monthly releases of compelling new original music that has been resonating with audiences across the United States. Charlie continues to be one of America's most original and compelling musical artists. He takes the stage alone, and leaves with a roomful of new believers.

BARRY MARSHALL - April 8-10, 2022 show

BARRY MARSHALL - April 8-10, 2022 show

Boston-based singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Barry Marshall has been in the business of making music since the late 1960s. He was in the thick of things in 1976 when he played scores of shows at the seminal CBGB club with the band Mong, opening for Television and The Heartbreakers, and again at Boston clubs like The Rat from 1977-1980 with his band, The Marshalls. He toured for eight years as Musical Director and Producer with Rock-and- Roll Hall of Famer LaVern Baker. In 1978, Barry created his own production company, Wicked Good Music. He has since produced over 50 albums for such acts as Peter Wolf, Ben E. King, LaVern Baker, Ronee Blakely, The Montgomerys, Cape Verdean artist Dany Silva, The Jonzun Crew, The Nervous Eaters, Willie Alexander, The Neighborhoods, and Barrence Whitfield. He also has been producing and writing songs for movie and television soundtracks for the last three decades, including Dick Tracy, A Rage in Harlem, Shag: The Movie, and Dawson’s Creek. When he’s not sitting behind a mic or a mixing board, Barry teaches film history and copyright at Emerson College in Boston. You can reach Barry by sending him an email at bmarshall335@yahoo.com, or connecting with him on Facebook.

THE MARSHALLS - April 8-10, 2022 show

THE MARSHALLS - April 8-10, 2022 show

MATT HERRING - April 8-10, 2022 show

MATT HERRING - April 8-10, 2022 show

Matt (Matman) Herring – Author of books by Black Sabbath, ASIA, UFO and Doctor Who. Podcast host of Power Chords Podcast, The Radio Eclectic and 53:5 – The Official Stryper Podcast. Writer Matt (Matman) Herring has been passionate about music his entire life, a gift given to him by his parents, who always had music playing in the house he grew up in. After spending his post high school years in a band and on-air DJ, Herring discovered this was not the life for him. Following sobriety, marriage, children, and a mortgage, Matman started the successful comic book podcast with his friend Brian LeTendre, Secret Identity in 2006 and then, began writing books, his third, THE UNOFFICIAL DOCTOR WHO COMPAINION brought him success and a desire to do more! His first two music biographies, UFO - YOUR FAVORITE BAND'S FAVORITE BAND and ASIA - TIME AND TIME AGAIN were well received by the fans as well as the bands themselves, all expressing an appreciation for his personal approach and conversational writing style. His latest, BLACK SABBATH – THE VINYL TESTAMENT is his first with Monarch Books is seeing similar success and now available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Wal Mart and wherever books are sold! Matt lives on the side of a lake in Massachusetts with his wife Amy, daughters Rebekah and Samantha, three cats, a lot of music and a crap-ton of comic books. Matt can be heard on The Power Chords Podcast, 53:5 The Official Stryper Podcast, and The Radio Eclectic!