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Wendy Dio – Once Again Raising Money For The Brittany Foundation And Needs Your Support!

Posted in animal charities, charities, dogs, Heavy Metal, Metal, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 25, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Ronnie James Dio - Wendy Dio - The Brittany Foundation - Gene Kirkland - by permission

(Photo used by permission from Niji Entertainment Group)

As reported on The Official Ronnie James Dio Fan Page Facebook:

FROM WENDY DIO:

Dear Friends,

As you all know, Ronnie and I have always been animal lovers and our favorite charity is The Brittany Foundation, as 100% of the monies raised goes to feed and house the dogs. Some of you may remember that three years ago, I spent a Day in Their Paws in a cage with two adorable dogs, trying to raise money and get them adopted. This was one of the last public appearances Ronnie made before his untimely passing.

This year I am going in the cage again with Timka and Tramp to raise money for The Brittany Foundation. I stay in the cage for 24 hours or until I have raised the money for freedom. It costs a dollar a minute for my freedom. I am asking for your help.

Please go to http://www.brittanyfoundationonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=48&Itemid=67 and scroll down to my picture with Timka and Tramp, and click the button to donate. We would love to see any of you that would like to join us.

I would like to say a big “thank you” to you all, and as Ronnie would say, “You Rock!”

Wendy Dio

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* For More Info On The Legacy Of RJD:

The Official Ronnie James Dio Fan Page

http://www.ronniejamesdio.com

www.officialronniejamesdiowebstore.com

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LONG LIVE WENDY DIO.

LONG LIVE THE BRITTANY FOUNDATION.

REST IN PEACE, RONNIE JAMES DIO.

Stone.

ICONS OF ROCK GUITAR – Charity Auction On Ebay For Children’s Hospice Arts

Posted in charities, classic rock, guitarists, guitars, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, rock guitarists, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 30, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Icons Of Rock Guitar - Ebay Auction - August - 2013 - promo flyer

56 ROCK LEGENDS SIGNATURES ON ONE GUITAR!

ERIC CLAPTON, JOE SATRIANI, GLENN HUGHES…

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Children’s Hospice Arts (www.chartuk.org) are auctioning via ebay their Icons Of Rock Guitar from 1st to 11th of August, to raise much needed funds for the children’s hospices they support. 56 legends on one guitar including all the guys from the last Thin Lizzy line up (including Scott, Ricky, Damon and Marco from Black Star Riders obviously). Please support this very worthy cause by bidding high and often!

(Source: Facebook: Black Star Riders)

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LONG LIVE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE ARTS.

LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N ROLL.

Stone.

REVOLUTION HARMONY – “We Are” Lyric Video Streaming Now; Single Releases On Mandela Day, July 18th

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock songs, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news, rock videos with tags , , , , on July 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Revolution Harmony - We Are - promo cover pic - #2

Revolution Harmony, the brainchild of British music lecturer/journalist Ray Holroyd, has announced the July 18th release of its debut All-Star charity single, We Are. The song features vocals from Serj Tankian (System Of A Down) and Ihsahn (Emperor), as well as guitar solos by Devin Townsend.

Composed, arranged, programmed and produced by Ray Holroyd in Vancouver, the complex international studio project was recorded in North America, England, Norway and New Zealand, then mixed by Rohan Onraet (Slipknot, Machine Head) in London, and mastered by Ted Jensen (Green Day, Muse) in New York. The single also features Stefan Loh (We Claimed Sentience Once – signed to Revolution Harmony) on guitars, and additional vocals from the young up-and-coming UK singer Abbie Johnson.

Stone Says: Below, Listen to the song We Are and read it’s inspiring and mystical lyrics. A brilliant song from top to bottom, an epic song that gives me the chills… in a grand way. A powerful song is We Are; thanks to the powerful musicians and vocalists that have made it soar so prolifically. We Are is: ten stars out of ten stars… and 5 Metal fists out of 5 Metal fists! Metal be thy name.

Metal Odyssey is proud to support Ray Holroyd, Revolution Harmony and the charities that benefit from the sale of We Are.

Vancouver-based non-profit record label Revolution Harmony was launched in 2011 by Holroyd. After founding the non-profit Grade 9 Records in 2008 and growing the label over three successful years, Holroyd decided to expand upon what he had originally established as a means for his students to sell their music and donate the profits to charity, and Revolution Harmony was born. Revolution Harmony acts as a two-way channel, providing an outlet for artists to release their music worldwide and earn money from it, and providing an inlet for the label profits from that music to be redirected to charities that restore harmony between all people, animals and the environment.Revolution Harmony - We Are - Charity Single - flyer promo - July 2013

The lyrical theme in ‘We Are’ is based on the concept behind Revolution Harmony, which is essentially the belief that musical harmony has the power to inspire a revolution towards societal harmony. The single is dedicated to Nelson Mandela and the memory of Lucky Dube, regarded as South Africa’s Bob Marley, and will be released worldwide on Mandela Day (18 July), with all proceeds donated to Buskaid, a charity that provides free music lessons and instruments to children in the townships of South Africa.

For more information on Buskaid, please visit: Buskaid.org.za

Revolution Harmony - Large Logo - B&W

(Source: ClawHammer PR)

* For more info on REVOLUTION HARMONY:

http://revolutionharmony.org

https://twitter.com/RHism

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‘We Are’ has also become an official event for Mandela day: http://www.mandeladay.com/calendar/event/all-star-charity-single-feat.-serj-tankian-ihsahn-devin-townsend-dedicated-

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LONG LIVE RAY HOLROYD, REVOLUTION HARMONY & ALL ITS AFFILIATED ARTISTS.

Stone.

Revolution Harmony To Release All-Star Charity Single; Featuring Serj Tankian, Ihsahn & Devin Townsend

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on May 5, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Revolution Harmony - We Are - Charity Single - flyer promo - July 2013

Revolution Harmony, the brainchild of British music lecturer/journalist Ray Holroyd, has announced the July 18th release of its debut All-Star charity single, We Are. The song features vocals from Serj Tankian (System Of A Down) and Ihsahn (Emperor), as well as guitar solos by Devin Townsend.

Composed, arranged, programmed and produced by Ray Holroyd in Vancouver, the complex international studio project was recorded in North America, England, Norway and New Zealand, then mixed by Rohan Onraet (Slipknot, Machine Head) in London, and mastered by Ted Jensen (Green Day, Muse) in New York. The single also features Stefan Loh (We Claimed Sentience Once – signed to Revolution Harmony) on guitars, and additional vocals from the young up-and-coming UK singer Abbie Johnson.

Revolution Harmony - Large Logo - B&W

Vancouver-based non-profit record label Revolution Harmony was launched in 2011 by Holroyd. After founding the non-profit Grade 9 Records in 2008 and growing the label over three successful years, Holroyd decided to expand upon what he had originally established as a means for his students to sell their music and donate the profits to charity, and Revolution Harmony was born. Revolution Harmony acts as a two-way channel, providing an outlet for artists to release their music worldwide and earn money from it, and providing an inlet for the label profits from that music to be redirected to charities that restore harmony between all people, animals and the environment.

The lyrical theme in ‘We Are’ is based on the concept behind Revolution Harmony, which is essentially the belief that musical harmony has the power to inspire a revolution towards societal harmony. The single is dedicated to Nelson Mandela and the memory of Lucky Dube, regarded as South Africa’s Bob Marley, and will be released worldwide on Mandela Day (18 July), with all proceeds donated to Buskaid, a charity that provides free music lessons and instruments to children in the townships of South Africa.

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(Source: ClawHammer PR)

* For more info on REVOLUTION HARMONY:

http://revolutionharmony.org

facebook: Revolution Harmony

https://twitter.com/RHism

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Please help support the cause of Revolution Harmony and purchase some merch: http://t.co/dMelka707P

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LONG LIVE REVOLUTION HARMONY & ALL ITS AFFILIATED ARTISTS.

Stone.

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