FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
29 December 2019
ATTACK OF THE RISING IS ONE OF THE ACTS PERFORMING AT THE 2020 METAL HALL OF FAME ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15TH, 2020.
Attack of the Rising is one of the acts performing at the 2020 Metal Hall of Fame. The heavy metal band featuring, Mandrake (Vocals), Michael Risucci (Bass), Chris Lepre (Drums), Billy Sablan and Tony Lepre (Guitars) will be part of the opening ceremonies before the awards. (7PM Set Time, opening ceremonies begin at 6PM) Attack of the Rising will be releasing their new full-length album produced by Bill Metoyer entitled ‘Gamechanger’ in early 2020.
On the night of the event and throughout NAMM weekend, Attack of the Rising will have free downloads of the following: (3) promo mixes of “On the Horizon,” “Island of Seven Skulls,” and “Opus X,” as well as a video for the song “On the Horizon” (Video by Jeff Bitran).
The event will be filmed live and will air on Amazon Prime Video.
This years inductees include Steve Vai, Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Don Dokken (Dokken), Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group, Alcatrazz), Joe Satriani, legendary metal promoter Stone City Attractions, Metal Church, Prong, and former Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland.
Performances by Graham Bonnet’s Alcatrazz, Riot Act (featuring original Riot guitarists Lou Kouvaris & Rick Ventura), Chris Poland, Prong and the Metal Hall of Fame All Star Band.
Tickets for the 2020 Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala are $45.00 at the door, $35.00 in advance, and may be pre-ordered at metalhalloffame.org.
The gala will feature various bands and inductees performing throughout the night. The event will be hosted by noted television and radio personality Eddie Trunk and Almost Fama Show host Jes Fama.
Proceeds from the event will benefit disabled children in various hospitals and community centers throughout the United States through free music programs and therapy services. Previous beneficiaries have included NYU Medical Center, NYC JCC, West Orange JCC, United States Department of Defense Military base in Virginia for disabled veterans and United States Department of State – West Bank region of Israel for special needs children.