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April 13, 2014 - RANDY PIPER (W.A.S.P.) AND GINA ZAMPARELLI CONCERT PRODUCER WITH PERKINS PALACE W.A.S.P. CONCERT POSTER 30+ YEARS LATER!  

Randy Piper (W.A.S.P.) and Gina Zamparelli Concert Producer with the Perkins Palace W.A.S.P. concert poster 30+ years later! 

Blackie Lawless and Gina Zamparelli made this poster together, they were distributed for W.A.S.P.'s first major headlining show which Gina produced at Perkins Palace. The bill was W.A.S.P., Ratt and Armored Saint with special guest Nikki Sixx.
 
It's a very rare poster and few if any remain. Blackie and Gina both have this poster, so on Randy Piper's Birthday April 13, 2014, Gina gave Piper this poster as a Birthday gift.
 
Gina said, Thank you Randy Piper for making this concert so special! 
 

April 11, 2014 - RANDY PIPER'S F - 4 (W.A.S.P.) SUPPORTS "ROCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING" Tarzana, CA 

 
Kevin Estrada Presents:
Rockers Against Human Trafficking All-Star Benefit Show.  April 11, 2014 at Paladino's - 6101 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91335 (818) 342-1563.  Tickets: $15.  21 yrs. and up.

Help support the cause and help build awareness and raise funds to support the fight against human trafficking here in our own country and abroad.  The proceeds from the show will be used to rebuild the lives of these young victims with housing, medical assistance, legal aid, and job placement. These donations will also be used to build and set up border monitoring stations on the borders between countries that are known for human trafficking.  

Performances by : Randy Piper's  F - 4 (W.A.S.P.) -- with Kevin Hoffman-Vocals, Joe Petro-Bass, Mike Moore-Guitar, Bobby Richards-Drums, HELMET, Chris Broderick (MEGADETH), Robert DeLeo (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), Dave Lombardo (PHILM / SLAYER), Phil Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT), Gonzo Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Ann Boleyn (HELLION), Keith St. John (MONTROSE / BURNING RAIN), Sin Quirin (MINISTRY), Edge of Paradise, Betsy Weiss (BITCH), Rik Fox (SIN / STEELER), Spiders & Snakes, Chris Moore (DAMAGE / CRY WOLF), Steve Gaines (ANGER AS ART / ABAOTTOIR), Shawn Duncan (DC4 / ODIN), Matt Duncan (DC4), To Human, Arthur Seay (UNIDA), and more.

NOV/2013 - Randy Piper films segment for LA Metal Movie Documentary  

LA Metal Movie Documentary

Interview session with guitarist Mitch Perry (Lita Ford, Edgar Winter, Michael Schenker) and W.A.S.P. founding member, guitarist Randy Piper, along side producer and Warrior founding member, guitarist Joe Floyd and director Bob Nalbandian.
 
Inside L.A. Metal - Movie Documentary: The untold story about the real Los Angeles Metal and Hard Rock music scene as told by the musicians, music business insiders and scenesters. New York, Nashville, London, San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit all seemed to have vibrant music scenes, but Los Angeles gave us the preeminent talent of musicians and artists that would rock pop culture as we know it. Come with us as we delve into the untold story of how Los Angeles, California became the hard rock and heavy metal capital of the world!

Special thank you goes out to dear friend and business associate Gina Zamparelli Concert Production for the filming of my segment and involvement with Inside L.A. Metal - Movie Documentary.

SEPT/2013 - KISW PRESENTS DREAMFEST: RANDY HANSEN FEATURING RANDY PIPER 

Randy Piper of W.A.S.P. Featured guest appearance with Randy Hansen at DreamFest 2013 - SUNDAY 9/22 - KISW 99.9 Loud & Local Presents DreamFest 2013 supporting Phoenix House and Camp, providing Hope and New Beginnings to burned Children and their Families since 1989. DreamFest is proud to confirm acts such as Randy Piper (W.A.S.P.) Featured Guest with the Randy Hansen Band, Windowpane, Riot in Rhythm, Witchburn, Mechanism, Mom’s Rocket, + more and it's one of the most exciting local events of the year! All-ages, all-day into the night, two-day rock music festival.

NOV/2012 - RANDY PIPER OF W.A.S.P. PRESENTS VOCALIST AUDITIONS  

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE {Seattle, WA} – Randy Piper of W.A.S.P. is holding vocalist auditions at the Temple Theater in Tacoma, WA, November 14, 15, and 16. Auditions are by appointment only.

Are You Ready To Get Heavy? Randy is looking for the right combination of vocal skill, stage presence, creativity, and charisma to front his new heavy metal project.“I’m ready for some new blood,” Piper said. “I want someone to come in with the confidence to nail the W.A.S.P. songs, but also be comfortable blazing new territory.” The right person should be able to sing classic W.A.S.P. hits, sound great with Piper, be free of drug or alcohol issues, and be able to travel overseas. A great stage presence and the ability to relate to and command an audience is a must.

Come In And Kill It.There are 4 songs to choose from, including W.A.S.P. classics, Wild Child and Savage; Nowhere Fast from the movie Streets of Fire, and the previously unreleased Randy Piper Animal track, Raising Hell. “Raising Hell is an opportunity for someone to really shine,” Piper said. “This track has the chorus on there to give you a start, but I really want to hear someone come in with their own lyrics and blow this away.”

Are you the one Pipester is looking for? Male or female, be ready to rock! Nov. 14, 15, and 16, Temple Theater, Tacoma, WA

 

SEP/2012 - RANDY PIPER SUPPORTS THE HENDRIX MUSIC ACADEMY  

Tina Hendrix Music Academy


HENDRIX MUSIC ACADEMY MISSION:
The mission of the Hendrix Music Academy is to provide Music Education, Intervention and Mentoring programs to At-risk youth so that they can acheive their highest potential as musicians, leaders and global citizens. The Hendrix Music Academy is a place that gives young people the opportunity to learn how to express themselves musically, in an educational and safe environment.  It is our belief that if we give the youth of our community a “voice,” we can reduce their participation in illegal activities and violence.  Youth will learn how to create and record their own musical expressions.  Youth participants will work as a team and learn important social skills while learning about music production in a professional recording studio. 

Left to Right: Jerry O'Day, Randy Piper, Tina Hendrix (Niece of Jimi Hendrix), Roger Fisher (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Class of 2013), Alan White (YES) and Leon Hendrix (Brother of Jimi Hendrix).
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RANDY PIPER'S F - 4 (W.A.S.P.) SUPPORTS "ROCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING" Tarzana, CA

Paladino's, 6101 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana

 

Kevin Estrada Presents: Rockers Against Trafficking All-Star Benefit Show. April 11, 2014 at Paladino's - 6101 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91335 (818) 342-1563. Tickets: $15. 21 yrs. and up.

Help support the cause and help build awareness and raise funds to support the fight against human trafficking here in our own country and abroad. The proceeds from the show will be used to rebuild the lives of these young victims with housing, medical assistance, legal aid, and job placement. These donations will also be used to build and set up border monitoring stations on the borders between countries that are known for human trafficking.

Performances by : Randy Piper's F - 4 (W.A.S.P.) -- with Kevin Hoffman-Vocals, Joe Petro-Bass, Mike Moore-Guitar, Bobby Richards-Drums, HELMET, Chris Broderick (MEGADETH), Robert DeLeo (STONE TEMPLE PILOTS), Dave Lombardo (PHILM / SLAYER), Phil Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT), Gonzo Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT), Burton C. Bell (FEAR FACTORY), Ann Boleyn (HELLION), Keith St. John (MONTROSE / BURNING RAIN), Sin Quirin (MINISTRY), Edge of Paradise, Betsy Weiss (BITCH), Rik Fox (SIN / STEELER), Spiders & Snakes, Chris Moore (DAMAGE / CRY WOLF), Steve Gaines (ANGER AS ART / ABAOTTOIR), Shawn Duncan (DC4 / ODIN), Matt Duncan (DC4), To Human, Arthur Seay (UNIDA), and more.

$15.00 Age limit: 21+

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KISW 99.9 Loud & Local Presents DreamFest 2013

Louie G's, 5219 Pacific Highway East, Fife

 

Randy Piper of W.A.S.P. Featured guest appearance with Randy Hansen at DreamFest 2013 - SUNDAY 9/22 - KISW 99.9 Loud & Local Presents DreamFest 2013 supporting Phoenix House and Camp, providing Hope and New Beginnings to burned Children and their Families since 1989. DreamFest is proud to confirm acts such as Randy Piper (W.A.S.P.) Featured Guest with the Randy Hansen Band, Windowpane, Riot in Rhythm, Witchburn, Mechanism, Mom’s Rocket, + more and it's one of the most exciting local events of the year! All-ages, all-day into the night, two-day rock music festival.

Age limit: All ages

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Metal Night 3 with Randy Piper & Chris Holmes of W.A.S.P.

Count's Vamp'd , 6750 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas

 

W.A.S.P. > Chris Holmes & Randy Piper Special Guests SIN CITY SINNERS, Las Vegas 9/6/13. Free Show / 10:00 p.m. Click link for more information! Reserve your table today!

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Pamela Moore (Queensryche Sister Mary) CD Release Party with Special Guest Randy Piper

Louie G's, 5219 Pacific Highway East, Fife

 

RANDY PIPER (W.A.S.P.) Featured Special Guest! PAMELA MOORE CD Release Party, July 13, 2013, Louie G's, Fife, WA USA.

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Original Bassist Alice in Chains Memorial Concert

Studio Seven, 110 South Horton Street, Seattle

 

Original bassist Alice in Chains Memorial Show hosted by Melinda Starr and Shanna LaRie Torp - Seattle WA Thursday - March 7, 2013 - Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM. Featuring • Blacklist Union and Tony West (L.A. Guns) • Grind (Alice in Chains Tribute) • Randy Piper of W.A.S.P. • Amanda J Hardy • Garden of Eden • Sin Circus • Steal Beans and more TBA. ALL AGES - BAR W/ID

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JULIE KATHAN We Care Benefit Concert & Auction - Be A Part Of Rock The Love

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Temple Theater , 47 St Helens Ave, Tacoma

 

SEATTLE MUSIC COMMUNITY JOIN FORCES TO HELP A WOMAN WITH TERMINAL BRAIN CANCER --SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (March 23, 2012) --- The Pacific Northwest Music community announces today that tickets will go on sale for the Julie Kathan, “We Care Benefit Concert and Auction… Be a part of rock the love!” Tickets are available on-line for this historic music event and auction at www.ticketmaster.com. Proceeds from the concert and auction – to be held in Tacoma Washington at the Temple Theater, on April 29, 2012 at 4:30PM – will provide support for Julie Kathan in the fight for her life.

About the Concert Legendary musicians will join together to celebrate Julie’s life and highlight her struggles living with Glioblastoma Multiforme – an aggressive and terminal brain cancer. Spike and The Impalers (Bob Rivers & Spike O'Neill - KJR 95.7 FM), Kaci (Q-13 FOX), Pamela Moore (Queensryche), Randy Piper (W.A.S.P), Heart By Heart (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees 2012 & Original MEN of HEART Steve Fossen, Howard Leese, Michael Derosier, Roger Fisher with Somar Macek on vocals), Sir Mix A-Lot, Rail, Outtasite, Magic Bus, Fabulous Johnsons, Michael Johnson (George Lynch), Jeff Kathan and Lynn Sorensen (Paul Rodgers, Sir Mix-A-Lot), Marino Correia, Caspian Coberly (Young Guitar virtuoso), ARNY Bailey and more TBA.

About the Auction Legendary musicians donate instruments, services, music lessons, and autographed memorabilia. Established businesses and retail brands in the community donate artwork, jewelry, services, food, gift certificates and much more. Over 100 items will be offered for sale in a public auction.

About Julie Kathan www.juliekathan.org In early September 2011, Julie Kathan seemed like a typical, healthy 53-year-old woman. But she wasn’t. She was living with Glioblastoma Multiforme – an aggressive and terminal brain cancer. By late September, she was experiencing mental blurriness. After a trip to the emergency room and emergency surgery, a cancerous tumor was revealed. She was given less than a year to live.

Julie has been married to Jeff Kathan for almost 24 years. Together, they have 2 children - Brittni, 23, and Dayna, 21. Julie also helped raise Jeff’s oldest daughter, Brandee, 29.

Just like with so many of us, the past few years have been an extreme financial strain. The Kathans were forced to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy last year. On top of having to cope with the emotional trauma that comes with this prognosis, the Kathan family now faces a financial emergency due to Julie’s astronomical medical bills.

Luckily, the Kathans have an incredible support system of family and friends who would like to help. They have set up this website for donations to offset the cost of Julie’s medical bills. If you would like to help, it’s easy to do. The Kathan family would like everyone to know the support they’ve received is truly touching, and they are forever grateful. Julie is in the fight of her life, but she’s loved by so many. Let’s join together and make her fight a little easier. Thank you!

Additional Details Full disclosure: Unfortunately because all of the proceeds go to one individual there is no charitable tax deduction. Silent and Live Auction items: Even if you pay above the fair market value there is no charitable deduction.

Supported by Temple Theater, Morgan Sound, Digital Dream Development, Kip Toner Benefit Auctions, Greg Kalamar, AVR Production Services, Bryan Olson, Terry Divyak and Bill Cherrington.

MUSIC LEGENDS UNITE FOR JULIE KATHAN Click link for story in the Tacoma Weekly! http://www.tacomaweekly.com/citylife/view/music-legends-unite-for-julie-kathan/

Age limit: 21+

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RANDY PIPER Interview with Rock Show Magazine

By Donnie Tranchina

 

Let me start out by saying, Randy, thanks for the first W.A.S.P. albums, which I think are the best of the W.A.S.P. collection. Great guitar work on those records! “I Wanna Be Somebody,” “Love Machine,” “The Flame,” “Blind In Texas,” and “Wild Child” are some great songs! And let’s not forget that classic love song, “Animal (F*** Like A Beast). Once again, thank you.

Donnie Tranchina: So Randy, how has life after W.A.S.P. been? What are some of the other projects you’ve been involved in?

Randy Piper: Life is good - I’m really happy right now. I’ve traveled quite a bit since then, lived in a few different places, from LA to Florida, to the Midwest and Las Vegas and more. I like to go somewhere for a while, experience it, and then move on. I get bored if I stay too long anywhere, but I always love to travel.

Donnie Tranchina: Did you guys know when you were recording the first W.A.S.P. album, that it was going to blow so many people away?

Randy Piper: I think when you’re that close to it, and doing it every day, it’s not that big a surprise. You’re striving for it every day, day in and day out – it’s not like being on the other side when you just heard it the first time. In that respect, I’m really happy it’s done so well and had a lasting power. Thirty years later there’s a whole new generation listening and liking the music. It’s pretty cool. I’m glad to be part of it - thankful to be part of it.

Donnie Tranchina: From the first time I heard “I Wanna Be Somebody,” I remember saying to myself, “I like this; I like this a lot… great songs.” Are you still close with Blackie and Chris?

Randy Piper: The last time I saw Blackie was in Cincinnati, and he looked good and sounded great. Chris has worked with me on a couple of projects . . . MORE!

Click link for full interview! http://www.rockshowmagazine.com/v2i1/articles/randy.html

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