Former HELLION bassist Teddy Days passed away on July 10. He is perhaps best remembered by the band's fans for his appearance on the "Stormrider" and "Living In Hell" videos from HELLION's "The Black Book" album.Says HELLION singer Ann Boleyn: "Over the past year I repeatedly tried to find and contact Teddy concerning participating in the new HELLION. I left a lot of messages, but since none were returned, I don't know if he ever received them. "Teddy was a mellow guy and had many good friends in Southern California. He was a regular at the FM Station before it closed. "My thoughts and best wishes go out to his family and friends." HELLION has set "To Hellion And Back" as the title of its upcoming anthology CD, which is scheduled for release this summer. The anthology will include fan favorites from all of HELLION's albums.
In 1982, HELLION became the first American metal act with a female singer to achieve international acclaim. Throughout the last three decades, HELLION has shared stages throughout the world with acts such as SLAYER, DIO, EXODUS, WHITESNAKE and many more. HELLION was the first American metal band to to tour in the former Soviet Union (now Russia). HELLION was also the first female-fronted metal act to gain airplay on MTV and VH1.