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WARGASM - Reunion Show Confirmed
After a ten-year hiatus, Boston's thrash pioneers WARGASM will return to
unleash their unique brand of power metal on Saturday, September 18 at the
Middle East Club in Cambridge, Ma.
Billed as the "First Annual Rawkshow", proceeds from the event will benefit
the Boston-based non-profit organization, Rawkstars, Inc., which offers
music education programs for kids.
"We've been approached several times over the years about doing a reunion
show and have discussed celebrating the band's history in a big way at some
point", says WARGASM lead guitarist Rich Spillberg, "but never felt the
scenario was perfect for us. That is, until now."
"Playing a show for Rawkstars at a venue like The Middle East was just too
good to pass up. We'd been waiting for a good enough reason to get together
again, and this is definitely it," says Bob Mayo, vocalist and bass player
for the group. Mayo, who currently authoring a book about the early days
of the now-legendary Boston metal scene, views this as a chance to get together
with his old band mates one more time, while supporting an organization
with an important mission.
"Music just about saved my life when I was younger; it helped me through
some very difficult times," he says. "Who knows what I would have turned
to if I didn't have my guitar? Every kid should have a chance to get involved
in music. The First Annual Rawkshow isn't just about turning people on to
WARGASM; it's about turning kids onto making music in general. We can maybe
affect someone's life and celebrate what music has done for us at the same
time. That's amazing."
Tickets for the event are available through Ticketmaster at (617) 931-2000,
by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by calling the Middle East box office at
About Rawkstars, Inc.: Rawkstars, Inc. is a Massachusetts based, non-profit
organization offering music education programs for kids. Rawkstars has three
core offerings. Rawkstuff: A musical instrument provision program, Rawkstarts:
A music lesson program and Rawkschool: A grant program for continuing education
in a music related discipline. Eligible students receive a new or used instrument
of their choice free of charge, free weekly training on that instrument
through a qualified music instructor in their local area and the opportunity
to receive scholarship grants to pursue college courses at accredited institutions
of higher learning. Rawkstars, Inc. is a non-profit, public charity recognized
under section 501c3 of the IRS code.
For additional information visit Rawkstars.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (617) 750-0775.