VICIOUS RUMORS: Ex-ANVIL CHORUS Guitar Legend To Join Band For Upcoming Dates

San Francisico Bay Area metal guitarist Thaen Rasmussen (ANVIL CHORUS, BLACK SUN) has joined up with VICIOUS RUMORS for four European shows. Thaen will replace Brad Gillis (NIGHT RANGER, OZZY OSBOURNE) who cannot tour due to family committments. Thaen's global VICIOUS RUMORS debut will be at the Atarfe Vega Rock Festival in Granada, Spain on March 10-11, 2006, along with TESTAMENT, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, W.A.S.P., and TWISTED SISTER, among others.

VICIOUS RUMORS' current lineup includes Gillis, vocalist James Rivera (HELSTAR, SEVEN WITCHES, KILLING MACHINE), guitarist Geoff Thorpe, bassist Dave Starr and drummer Larry Howe. The band are currently working on a new CD for a tentative spring/summer release.


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