During the month of June, GUNZO, composed of bassist Rudy Sarzo, guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist Keith St. John, and drummer Shane Fitzgibbon, will be playing a series of west coast dates! Catch them if you can get to a show!
Members of many well known Rock n Roll bands including Tesla, Boston, Whitesnake, Montrose, Ozzy Osbourne, Racer X, Ronnie James Dio Band, L.A. Guns, The Chicago Transit Authority and many others have organized a major charity event to raise money against cancer with proceeds to go to a fund for one of the Bay Area’s favorite son’s, MIKE BRUNZ ! Additional proceeds going to “Relay for Life,” an affiliate of the American Cancer Society that sponsors many charity events like this one to raise money in fighting our ongoing battle with this disease each year. The Event will be held at The Saddle Rackat 42011 Boscell Rd, Fremont, CA 94538 on April 26th, 2015. Doors open at 5:30. Go to Facebook: “Let’s Rock Against Cancer” for more info or for directions go to www.TheSaddleRack.com . If you are unable to attend this momentus event, your generous donations are still most greatly appreciated!Help us make MIKE better!!!
$20 DONATION ………ENTRANCE TO THE EVENT (Your name and email at will call)
$100 DONATION……..V.I.P. BACKSTAGE MEET AND GREET PACKAGE (Includes Reserved Seating, Photos with the Artists, Signed Posters, and other signed items of yours)
MAKE YOUR DONATION HERE BY CLICKING THE “DONATE NOW” BUTTON ABOVE
YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION OF YOUR DONATION WITHIN 2-3 BUSINESS DAYS!
MIKE BRUNZ is not only the sweetest guy one could ever meet (As ANYONE who has met him will tell you)…but an amazingly talented Live Sound Engineer! Mike has been a “First Call” for mixing Front-of-House Sound and Monitors for successful touring A-list rock bands in the Bay area for the last 35 years and he is now BATTLING CLEAR CELL CANCER! While on the job, Mike’s subtle and consistent gentle approach to technical conversation with his clients exudes his uniquely rare generosity of spirit towards every other human being he encounters. Devoted not only to his work, his wife, and his friends, MIKE BRUNZ is a steadfast and shining example of what we could all possibly learn more about as far as how to “treat” each other while on this planet! Now it’s OUR TURN to give back!! Mike wears his deep expert level knowledge of the art of mixing sound far behind a most friendly, humble, and reverent personality. Many great musicians, local radio personalities, and music industry folks want to reach out together to the local community and create a very affordable, fun, memorable night of music that will be remembered fondly for years to come as a major help towards Mike’s recovery. The event will include performances by major stars as well as very affordable RAFFLES and AUCTION for extra special signed guitars, cds, photos, shirts, and other memorabilia from many National Artists that will never be available anywhere else but at this event!!! The “Let’s Rock Against Cancer” event will be held at The Saddle Rack in Freemont CA on April 26th, 2015. Doors open at 5:30. Go to Facebook: “Let’s Rock Against Cancer” for more info or www.TheSaddleRack.com
Some of the Bands that MIKE has MIXED SOUND for (in no particular order) include:
Elvin Bishop, Montrose, Nightranger, Tower of Power, Kansas, Pat Benatar, Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, The Lovin Spoonful, The Temptations, Paul Rodgers Band, Survivor, Huey Lewis and the News, The Doobie Brothers, Gary Hoey, Three Dog Night, Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, War, Dokken, Yngwie Malmsteen, Quiet Riot, Molly Hatchet, John Mayall, Joe Bonamassa, Joan Jett, Pat Travers, Vince Neil, Blue Oyster Cult, The Tubes, 38 Special, La Guns, Dreamtheater, Robin Trower, Joe Cocker, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Chris Ledeux, Miranda Lambert, Bret Michaels, Little Big Town, Tyler Farr, Little Texas, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Los Lobos, The Surfaris, The Coasters, The Drifters, Shelly Wright, Eddie Money, Spyro Gyra, Gamma, Edger Winter, Billy Idol, Pam Tillis, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Zuccherro, Western Underground, Arlo Guthrie, Bad Company, Tony Bennett, Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, Howie Mandell, Dana Carvey, Bill Maher, Foreigner, Blackhawk, Cry of Love, Reo Speedwagon, Larry Bubbles Brown, 30 Seconds to Mars, Evanesance Maroon 5, Bruce Hornsby, Papa Roach, Smashmouth, Governor Grey Davis, Vice President Al Gore, President Bill Clinton, The Motels, The Fixx, Men At Work, Greg Kihn, Neil Geraldo, Pat Benatar, Zach Wilde, Trick Pony, Greg Allman, Marshall Tucker, Credence Clearwater Revisited, Mickey Thomas’s Starship, Mick Fleetwood, Sheila E, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood ,Bruce Hornsby , Y&T, Willie Nelson ,The Donnas, The Smothers Brothers, The Outlaws, Freddy Fender, Norton Buffalo , Robert Redford, Chris Young, Ted Danson, Lauren Hutton , Great White , Phil Vassar , David Carradine, Maria Muldaur, Dixie Dregs, Steve Morse , Dave larue, Rod Morgenstein. Vital Information with Steve Smith, Jason Bonham, Joey Belladonna of Anthrax, Paisley, James Otto, Robben Ford, Village People, Dierks Bentley, Leslie West and Mountain, Tammy Wynette, George Jones, Lee Greenwood, Bobby Black, Bobby Bice, Big Brother and the Holding Company
THANK YOU TO ALL!!
PEACE BE WITH YOU & GOD BLESS US ALL!!
…………………………………KEITH ST JOHN
News from Tracii Guns:
Me and the GUNZO men are honored to be a part of this shredder cruise with Zakk , Yngwie and Skolnick
Here’s the link to the Shredders Fantasy Cruise, which is booking for February break 2016! GUNZO, featuring Tracii Guns, Rudy Sarzo, Keith St. John, and Shane Fitzgibbon, will be performing on the cruise, which tells me these guys may actually be sticking together for awhile, at least as a side project for some of them. Can we say: “National tour, please?” grin emoticonBTW, there will also be a guitar workshop with the one and only Yngwie Malmsteen on the cruise!
Axes & Anchors Rock Music Cruise
February 20 – 24, 2016
Welcome to the maiden voyage of Axes & Anchors festival at sea! Have you ever dreamed of running into your idols at a bar or even in the elevator? Wonder what it’s like to learn first-hand how to wield an axe like the masters?
Take this epic adventure and rub elbows with your favorite performers, hone your guitar chops, meet new friends, and build awesome memories. And if that’s not enough, soak up some suds and sun on exotic beaches.
Reserve your spot before they’re all sold out!
Guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A. GUNS) has joined forces with legendary bassist Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE) in a new band called GUNZO. The new group’s lineup is completed by singer Keith St. John (X-DRIVE, BURNING RAIN, MONTROSE, QUIET RIOT) and drummer Shane Fitzgibbon. GUNZO made its live debut on February 27 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills, California. Video footage of the performance can be seen below (courtesy of California Rock News).
Guns recently denied that he was leaving DEVIL CITY ANGELS, the band he formed with drummer Rikki Rockett (POISON), bassist Eric Brittingham (CINDERELLA, and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Brandon Gibbs (CHEAP THRILL).In an interview with The Music Room, Gibbs addressed the rumors of Guns‘ departure from DEVIL CITY ANGELS. He said: “Tracii is a musical guy and he doesn’t want to sit home at all and not play. Well, this recording process [for DEVIL CITY ANGELS‘ debut album] takes time. We’ve been touring a little bit in between, but we’re just really trying to buckle down. If I fly home and Tracii does a gig or something, we support him. It’s not that he’s leaving the band. It’s Tracii going out as Tracii. He never left the band. He’s always been in the band. He’s been a very instrumental piece in the band. And he’ll most likely always be in the band, I’m hoping, until he says he doesn’t want it anymore. We love the guy and that’s what’s so funny. Rikki and I are sitting there scratching our heads saying, just because he’s taking a gig here or taking a quick tour doesn’t mean he quit the ANGELS. It’s junk. Don’t worry about it.”
Read more at http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/tracii-guns-rudy-sarzo-keith-st-john-join-forces-in-gunzo/#BkB7CSQjhR5WpdDp.99
GUNZO is Rudy Sarzo, Tracii Guns, Keith ST. John, and Shane Fitzgibbon.
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