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Dean Guitars & ddrum Present the 2010 NAMM Jam!
posted on 2010-01-14
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Dean Guitars, and its sister drum company, Ddrum, are celebrating Dean's "33 years of excellence, innovation and rock & roll excess" with the DEAN GUITARS 2010 NAMM JAM. Taking place Fri. Jan 15th, 2010 at the Grove of Anaheim and featuring a top-shelf lineup of multi-platinum artists, drum and guitar legends, and some of the biggest names in hard rock and metal, this is sure to be THE party of NAMM 2010.
The night will feature two headlining performances. First, COLLECTIVE SOUL, the Georgia based, multi-platinum band with a catalog of #1 hit singles will rock a full-set of their alt. rock classics. A MIDNIGHT ALL-STAR JAM will immediately follow Collective Soul. The all-star jam will feature present and future legends such as Mike Amott (Arch Enemy/Carcass), Eric Peterson of Testament, Dave Lombardo of Slayer, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour),Don Dokken, Warren DiMartini (Ratt), Uli Jon Roth, James Kottak (Scorpions), Phil Demmel (MachineHead), Tim "Ripper" Owens and many more. Some last minute surprise musicians are expected to be taking the stage as part of this superstar ensemble.
The party will kick off of at 645pm with CARMINE APPICE'S SLAMM, a lively multi-drum ensemble sure to ignite the energy of the night, followed by A DOUBLE-GUITAR SHRED PERFORMANCE BY MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO. Batio won the 15th annual Guitar World Magazine readers choice award in the Best Shredder category and was voted the "no. 1 Shredder of ALL TIME" in Guitar One Magazine.
As a special bonus, drum hero VINNIE PAUL (Pantera, Damageplan, Hellyeah) will act as SPECIAL GUEST MC for the evening.
ULI JON ROTH + Friends will perform following a special unveiling of Roth's new Dean signature SKY GUITAR. Roth, an acclaimed "neo-classical" guitarist, formerly of Scorpions, is considered a guitar god to the current guitar gods such as Kerry King, Mike Amott and Slash. Elliott Rubinson, Dean Guitars CEO will perform on bass with Uli.
Performances by both LA GUNS and TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION will round out the night with their heavy-duty, down and dirty rock &roll flavor, perfect for the biggest NAMM party lineup to date.
The DEAN TV crew will film the entire event, with highlights airing during Dean Guitars " Live from NAMM" Webcast and iPhone Mobile Webcast the following day. (www.DeanGuitars.com/webcast)
Marshall Amps, Penthouse Clear Energy Drink, Strings by Aurora, T-Rex Effects, Meteoro Amplification, Carved Records, Iron Fist, Junker Designs and GangStar Rock & Roll Clothing, Revolver Magazine, Ddrum and Dean Guitars sponsor the event.
Doors open at 6pm for the Rock and Roll Dinner and Happy hour. Entertainment starts promptly at 645pm.
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE, Fri. Jan 15th at The Grove of Anaheim.
Vinnie Paul (Pantera, HellYeah) is the MC for the night with performances by:
All-Star Midnight Guitar Jam 12:00am to 1:00am
Collective Soul 10:35 to 11:35
LA Guns 9:25 to 10:05
Texas Hippie Coalition 8:30 to 9:05
Uli Jon Roth + Friends 7:20 to 8:10
Sky Guitar presentation/unveiling with Uli Jon Roth + Elliott Rubinson, CEO of Dean Guitars 7:15 to 7:20
Michael Angelo Batio 7:00 to 7:07pm
Carmine Appice Slamm 6:45 to 6:55pm