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Bruce Dickinson & Ian Paice to Perform at 2012 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert

Article by Sean Mitchell // March 25 2012
Bruce Dickinson & Ian Paice to Perform at 2012 Buddy Rich Memorial Concert

Heavy metal singing legend, Bruce Dickinson, is confirmed to perform at the Buddy Rich 25th Anniversary Memorial Concert on Monday 2nd April 2012 at the London Palladium. He will be singing while fellow heavy rock legend, Ian Paice of Deep Purple plays drums alongside the full Buddy Rich Orchestra.

Bruce Dickinson, of multi-award-winning new wave British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, has become one of the most acclaimed heavy metal vocalists, regularly appearing at the top of lists of the greatest singers/front men of all time. Deep Purple’s “In Rock” was the first album he ever bought, so hearing him sing with the drumming legend of the very band that influenced his unique style will be a treat indeed.

Bruce joins singer extraordinaire, Tony Christie, and other drummers Dave Weckl, Gregg Bissonette, John Blackwell and Gregg Potter from the USA with Ginger Baker, Gavin Harrison, Clem Cattini and Elliott Henshaw from the UK. The show will be hosted by Buddy’s daughter, Cathy Rich, and comedian John Thomson of The Fast Show and Cold Feet fame. The annual memorial concert is taking place for the first time in the UK celebrating the music of the late great Buddy Rich. Previous sellout shows have taken place in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Boston.

Tickets are available from the Box Office on 0844 412 4657 or online at www.seetickets.com priced from £25 to £60. There are a limited number of VIP tickets available, which represent the best seats in the house, an opportunity to meet the headline artists, admission to the after-show party and signed merchandise.

This is one show not to be missed - the world’s greatest musicians in the world’s greatest theatre paying tribute to “the world’s greatest drummer”. Be there!




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Sean Mitchell

Sean Mitchell has been an active participant in the drumming industry for over 20 years. He has studied under Crash Test Dummies drummer Mitch Dorge and Drumming's Global Ambassador Dom Famularo. Sean is also a songwriter and regularly performs with his wife (and singer) Jill Mitchell. Sean proudly endorses Aquarian Drumheads.



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