For The Metal Voice former Anthrax Neil Turbin makes metal history by interviewing Ex Anthrax singer (Armored Saint singer) John Bush at Ronnie James Dio 10th Anniversary Memorial Awards Galaat at The Avalon in Hollywood on February 20, 2020.
Bush tells The Metal Voice about the preparations and recording of the new Armored Saint album plus the bands touring plans,
When asked about the new Armored Saint Album
"We are doing a new record and we are just about done, I have maybe a couple of more songs to sing and the deadline is the end of February 2020. The pressure is on I don't like that necessarily but we will finish. "
When asked about the musical direction on the new album
"For me it's always about pushing the (musical) boundaries, we are always going to be a hard rock, heavy metal band , that's what we started as, and I love. But I always want to push the boundaries, challenge the fan base and take a chance. "
When asked if he gets along with current Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna
"Me and Joey have always been fine with each other, it has always been a cordial circumstance. People think automatically that singers who were in the same band in different years should hate each other but that is not necessary how I feel and i don't think Joey does either.
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the late rock music legend, will commemorated the 10th anniversary of his passing and the formation of the charity with an Awards Gala on February 20, 2020. The Awards Gala, which took place at The Avalon in Hollywood. Hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk and recognized honorees who have played a role in either Dio's legacy or that of the charity.
Honorees at the Gala are recording artists Sebastian Bach, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE, Jeff Pilson of FOREIGNER, legendary DEEP PURPLE vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes, Frankie Banali of QUIET RIOT, Fred Coury of CINDERELLA, Robbie Crane of BLACK STAR RIDERS and music industry executive Ahmet Zappa.
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