The sold event on October 25, 2018 hosted by Radio and TV personality Eddie Trunk raised new amount of $74,000 for funding and attention to stomach cancer which does not get the attention as other cancers. Since Ronnie’s death of 2010 it is getting the attention and thanks to Wendy Dio on for brining the musicians and other celebrities with the fans to interact with each other at PINZ Bowling at Studio City, California.
New to this event were Jack Black and Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath) along with newcomers: Bobby Blotzer (Ratt), Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders/Thin Lizzy,) Gilby Clark, Terry Ilous (ex Great White and XYZ) Chas West and Jimmy Burkhead of Westbound with regulars, Ira Black, Tom Morello, Sean McNabb, Marc Ferrari (Keel, Cold Sweat), Damon Fox (The Cult), Chris Latham and Calico Cooper of Beastö Blancö, (Alice Cooper/ Beastö Blancö), actress-musician Abby Gennet, Rita Haney, Sonia Harley, Adam Jones (Tool), Alex Kane (The Ramones), Michael Stone and Patrick Stone of Budderside, Marty O’Brien (Methods of Mayhem, Lita Ford), Otep Shamaya (Otep), Howie Simon (Alcatrazz), Jeff Scott Soto (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning), Dio Disciples members Scott Warren and Simon Wright , August Zadra (Dennis DeYoung), DJ WIll of knac.com, Diva and Ahmet Zappa as well as actors Elysia Skye, Star Fields (Sons of Anarchy), among others with all the pizza you can eat.
This year a check of $61,000 was presented to the Regents Of Southern California for research and development.
For more info go to: http://www.diocancerfund.org