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Tag Archives: Joey Vera

Photos: Fourth Annual Bowl For Ronnie

Posted by on October 29, 2018

This past Thursday (25th), the fourth annual Bowl For Ronnie celebrity bowling party took place at the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, CA. All proceeds went to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Wendy Dio presented a $61,000 check to The Regents of the University of California/ Dr. David Wong […]

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Armored Saint to release next album in June, hear a song

Posted by on April 8, 2015

While Armored Saint were standard-bearers of heavy metal in the ’80s, they’ve slowed down a bit since then, having released only three albums since 1991. Of course that’s with good reason. Singer John Bush spent a good portion of the ’90s in a little band called Anthrax. Bassist Joey Vera even spent a little time in […]

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Motor Sister are digging A Hole in new video

Posted by on March 10, 2015

With their debut album, Ride, out in stores today, supergroup Motor Sister have unveiled a video for “A Hole.” While it’s their debut video from the first album, the song will sound familiar to some. Singer/guitarist Jim Wilson led the band Mother Superior for ten albums, but the band never gained more than a cult following. […]

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Interview: Motor Sister came together ‘for all the right reasons’

Posted by on February 19, 2015

A lot of supergroups come off like they were created in a record label board room or lawyer’s offices. That’s not the case at all with Motor Sister, a band featuring Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, his wife Pearl Aday, Armored Saint’s Joey Vera, and drummer John Tempesta. The singer and guitarist of the band, Jim […]

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All star band Motor Sister taking you for a Ride

Posted by on January 13, 2015

What to do when your favorite band breaks up? Most people mourn a bit, then respect the band’s legacy by letting their influence live on via their music. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian isn’t most people though. Mother Superior was a Los Angeles trio that broke up in the early 2000s after releasing eight albums. The […]

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Scott Ian’s all-star Motor Sister band to tour

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Last year for Scott Ian’s birthday, the Anthrax guitarist assembled an all-star lineup to play music by one of his favorite bands, Mother Superior. The little-known band served as the Rollins Band’s backing musicians from 1997-2003. Scott got the band’s singer/guitarist Jim Wilson, John Tempesta of The Cult, his wife Pearl Aday (aka Meatloaf’s daughter), […]

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Maybe Brian Posehn Really Is More Metal Than You

Posted by on September 18, 2012

Before the phrase “metal comedian” actually meant anything, Brian Posehn was one. Signing to Relapse instead of a traditional comedy label, doing routines on how yelling “Slayer” during anything makes it metal, and speaking from the perspective of the 40-something, pot-smoking semi-dorky metalhead that he is, he’s gained a large metal following. The occasional songs […]

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Video: Arch/Matheos Perform First U.S. Show

Posted by on May 7, 2012

Technically Arch/Matheos made their live debut at the Keep It True XV festival in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany on April 28. However, last Saturday night (May 5) marked the group’s first ever show in America. And now fan filmed footage of Arch/ Matheos’ performance the Webster Theater in Hartford, CT has made its way online. For those […]

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Frank Bello To Sit Out Of Anthrax’s Upcoming Shows, Joey Vera To Fill In

Posted by on February 2, 2012

As you probably know by now, Anthrax were forced to perform this past weekend without guitarist Scott Ian and drummer Charlie Benante. While Ian has since returned to the stage, Gene Hoglan is still filling in on drums while Benante is with his terminally ill mother. And now it turns out that bassist Frank Bello […]

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Metallica Perform Another Unreleased Song, Joined Onstage By Mercyful Fate And Others During 2nd Night Of 30th Anniversary Shows

Posted by on December 8, 2011

During the second night of their intimate 30th Anniversary shows at the Filmore in San Francisco (December 7), Metallica performed yet another song that was recorded during the Death Magnetic sessions but never released. And just like with “Hate Train,” the song performed during the first night, a rough mix version of the song called “Just A Bullet […]

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