JUNE 14, 2016 - DIO DISCIPLES EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
Aug 4, 2016: Fezen Festival in Budapest, Hungary (EU)
Aug 6, 2016: Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany (EU)
MAY 29, 2016 - DIO DISCIPLES PHOTOS
Check out photos from the Ride For Ronnie concert here!
MAY 27, 2016 - METALOMANIA
I will record bass for the project/group Metalomania featuring guitarist Mathias Hellberg and vocalist Göran Edman (Y. Malmsteen, J. Norum etc). Great people and musicians! I'm really looking forward to this!
MAY 26, 2016 - MORE TOUR DATES!
MAY 22 - 13 YEARS WITH EBS AMPS & PEDALS!
Read the interview HERE!
MAY 16 - THIS DAY IN METAL!
Watch me present this day, May 16, in metal history right HERE!
MAY 12, 2016 - QUIET RIOT RECIEVES AWARD
Tonight Frankie Banali will receive the "Pioneers of Metal" Award on behalf of Quiet Riot at the Vegas Rocks' Hair Metal Awards 2016. I'm really proud to be part of this iconic band's history!
May 8, 2016 - HEALTHY LIFE, HEALTHY CAREER
Watch my interview from the 2015 RJD Memorial with Indie Power TV right HERE!
MAY 5, 2016 - DIO DISCIPLES U.S. TOUR DATES
APRIL 13, 2016 - INTERVIEW WITH MUSICIANS INSTITUTE, HOLLYWOOD, CA
M.I. College of Music conducted an interview with me before my clinic at the school back in January - Watch it here!
APRIL 4, 2016 - DIO DISCIPLES TO PERFORM AT 2ND ANNUAL "RIDE FOR RONNIE"
On May 22nd between 12-5pm Dio Disciples will perform at the 2nd annual Ride For Ronnie Concert at Los Encinos State Historic park in Encino, CA - Tickets
Mar 16, 2016 - ROCK'N'ROLL FANTASY CAMP JUNE 23-26
I'm glad to announce that I will be coaching at another Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles on June 23-26
featuring Paul Stanley (Kiss) and Don Felder (The Eagles):
Feb 16, 2016 - DIO DISCIPLES TO PERFORM at MoR CRUISE & HARLEY-DAVIDSON IN GLENDALE, CA
I had a wonderful time counseling and performing at The ROCK'N'ROLL FANTASY CAMP in Los Angeles this past weekend. Click here for pictures and videos!
I'm looking forward to the MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE next week. It's always a blast and just a great cruise! Aside from a show with DIO DISCIPLES I will also perform with HELLION.
On March 5th DIO DISCIPLES will perform at Harley-Davidson in Glendale, CA sometime between 2-5pm to support the DIO Cancer Fund.
Click here to make a donation for a great cause!
Feb 9, 2016 - ROCK'N'ROLL FANTASY CAMP
I will be doing counseling and master classes at the Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles this weekend. If you're in Los Angeles come by for shows at the Lucky Strike and Whiskey a Go Go on Saturday and Sunday night!
Jan 18, 2016 - NAMM SCHEDULE
The extravagant NAMM Show Convention in Anaheim, CA (US) is near (Jan 21-24). CLICK HERE for my complete schedule of appearance!
Jan 15, 2016 - LESS THAN 2 DAYS TO BID!
EBS helped me donate a small, lightweight but loud bass amp for an online auction to benefit my good friend and band mate Tony MacAlpine who is currently undergoing many rounds of chemo therapy. There is less than 2 days to bid on this and the highest bid is still low! Also included is: My Signature Bass Strings by Mari, PickGuy pick pack (3 different picks) & an EBS Fafner II promo shot, ALL signed by me. A great deal, but the auction will end on Jan 17 at 4:30pm PST so HURRY UP!: http://m.ebay.com/itm/291656793880?_mwBanner=1
Jan 12, 2016 - BASS CLINIC
There are a few seats reserved for non-students of the school free of charge. E-mail me if interested.
Jan 11, 2016 - Online Auction to benefit Tony MacAlpine
EBS kindly helped me donate a Reidmar lightweight bass amp to benefit my dear friend and band mate Tony MacAlpine who is currently battling cancer. It is slightly used but in great condition and signed by me. Included is also:
My Signature Bass Strings by Mari, PickGuy pick pack (3 different picks) & an EBS Fafner II promo shot, all signed by me as well. The auction has just started and will end on Jan 17 at 4:30pm PST: http://m.ebay.com/itm/291656793880?_mwBanner=1
Jan 6, 2016 - First NAMM signing announced!
Dec 21, 2015 - I wish you all a beautiful holiday season!
NAMM 2016 is coming up and I will be doing several signings/meet n greets for EBS, Straptight and Rock'n'Roll Gangstar. Stay tuned for scheduled times.
In February I will be coaching at the Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp, and later in the month I will perform with DIO Disciples on the Monsters of Rock Cruise.