ZAKK WYLDE, JAMES LABRIE, GEOFF TATE, DAVID ELLEFSON, VINNY APPICE To Take Part In 'Metal All Stars'

There have been quite a few unmistakable characters that heavy metal has given us over the years. On Tuesday, December 16, an impressive amount of these renowned names will unite as the Metal All Stars for a special one-off concert at O2 Academy Brixton in Londonn England.

Tickets will go on general sale at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 4 from Ticketmaster.co.uk. All tickets are priced £27.50 plus booking fee. A special presale for O2 customers will start at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 1.

Metal All Stars will feature performances by the following musicians:

* Zakk Wylde (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY)
* James LaBrie (DREAM THEATER)
* Geoff Tate (QUEENSRΫCHE)
* David Ellefson (MEGADETH)
* Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX)
* Ross "The Boss" Friedman (MANOWAR)
* Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT)
* Carmine Appice (ROD STEWART, VANILLA FUDGE)
* Conrad "Cronos" Lant (VENOM)
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Brittany "Kobra" Paige (KOBRA AND THE LOTUS)
* Gus G. (OZZY OSBOURNE, FIREWIND)
* Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH)
* Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE)

Plus many more names to be confirmed.

This special one-off London concert will feature sets that include renditions of all the performing artists' respective classics.

The Metal All Stars was put together by Gabe Reed Productions as a way to give the world's metal fans an opportunity to see metal legends in one blockbuster show. "As a metal fan," says Reed, "this is the show that I always wanted to see — two and a half hours of relentless, legendary metal!"

The artists are really looking forward to the Metal All Stars London concert as much as the fans are. As Zakk Wylde stated, "The Metal All Stars are back and we are going to kick some major ass!" LaBrie added: "I am psyched to be a part of the Metal All Stars tour with an incredible collection of singers and musicians. Come on out and let's make it a memorable, kick-ass evening that is going to rock!"

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