Former DIO Guitarist To Embark On West Coast Tour With HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson wil be embarking on a short West Coast tour with his new band HAPPY BIRTHDAY. "We will be supporting Jimmy Chamberlin's new band, THE JIMMY CHAMBERLIN COMPLEX, on a short run from San Diego to Vancouver in early April," Robertson told BLABBERMOUTH.NET.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, who cite their influences as "YES, VELVET UNDERGROUND, METALLICA, THE PIXIES, LED ZEPPELIN, SEX PISTOLS, NEIL YOUNG, FRANK ZAPPA, THE SMITHS, WARHOL and CHER," have nearly completed work on their first EP. In the meantime, you can check out samples of the band's music at their MySpace.com page.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY supporting THE JIMMY CHAMBERLIN COMPLEX:

Apr. 03 - The Casbah - San Diego, CA
Apr. 04 - The Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA
Apr. 05 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
Apr. 07 – TBA - Portland, OR
Apr. 08 – TBA - Seattle, WA
Apr. 09 - Richards on Richards - Vancouver, BC

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