June 17, 2011 – Acclaimed guitarist/songwriter/producer ROY Z (Bruce Dickinson) has announced a June 28 show at the House of Blues in Hollywood, CA. Billed as ROY Z FRIENDS, Z will be joined by vocalists Mark Boals (Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth), Bernie K (SOUND BARRIER, TOTAL ECLIPSE), and Chas West (JASON BONHAM BAND) as well as drummer Sal Rodriguez of WAR and members of the TRIBE OF GYPSIES.
“After being out on the road for much of 2010 and getting to do what I love more than anything, I’m really looking forward to playing my own music in front of a home crowd again”, states Z. “Even though this is not a proper TRIBE OF GYPSIES show, we will doing a bunch of Tribe songs that haven’t been performed live in a long time and throw in a bunch of covers to mix things up.”
Support for ROY Z FRIENDS will come from SON LOCUAZ and THE GREEN ALMIGHTY featuring bassist Ray Burke (LIFE AFTER DEATH, Bruce Dicksinson). For more info visit http://www.houseofblues.com/tickets/eventdetail.php?eventid=69507 .
A new TRIBE OF GYPSIES studio album, the band’s first since 2006′s ‘Dweller on the Threshold’, is currenty in the works.
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