ROUTE 69 Productions PRESENTS
an all ages/licensed, BACK by POPULAR DEMAND POP CHERRY show at The Rockpile Bar & Night Club located at 5555 Dundas Street West in Etobicoke. Doors opening at 8 PM with special guests Demolition Rage as they kick it into high gear with Social Strife in direct support.
This stellar headlining Toronto act featuring Joey Greco on drums and backing vocals along side Dave “Tex” Bachelor on bass and backing vocals bring the deep and heavy to this band mixing in with Robert Chiappetta’s talents on guitar and backing vocals and blending in with the mesmerizing vocals of Joey Varone and his harmonica. Pop Cherry will leave you in the rock n roll frame of mind with stellar originals, covers: Doors, Beatles, Stones & Motown. www.popcherry.ca
Performing the open slot is non-other than Demolition Rage. Dedicated to the core, this rocking act from the GTA are ready to take your metal heart to unknown highs. Over the years, members of DR have shared stages with or opened for top names in the hard rock realm like: Iron Maiden, Motor Head, Dio, 3 Days Grace, I Mother Earth, Kim Mitchell, Slick Toxic, Lee Aaron, Famous Under Ground with Nick Walsh (formerly of Slick Toxic), ANVIL, KILLER DWARFS, Ugly Melon, Pop Cherry and previous events Edge 102, Tweed Trudeau Park Festival, Ontario Place (Amphitheater), and Peterborough LIVE Music Festival. Out of the accumulation of creative musicians came the birth of their CD’s known as “Murder by Numbers” and “NO ROOM FOR SILENCE.” George Petkovski (frontman/vocals) is from Toronto (born in Bulgaria), played drums from 1981, become lead singer by default, and takes their sound in a new direction; Fabio LaRocca (Founder/Songwriter/Guitar/back up vocals) is from Toronto, he predominately plays a 1987 Gibson Les Paul guitar, played with such bands over the years as “Overload”, “Night Swan”, “Tempest Rage”, “Damnation” & Heart and Stone. Cam Cathcart (Percussionist) is from downtown Toronto, played in such bands as “The Rent Boy’s”, “Steven C and the Red Rockets,” Cadillac Bill and Heart and Stone. Last but not least, Kevin Brazolot (Bassist/vocals) Kevin has a strong musical background. plays an extensive collection of bass guitars like his BC Rich and has played in“Shattered Spirits”, “Altered State”, “Dirty Angels”, “Heart & Stone” and “Psychotic Authority” as well. Each brings over 25 years experience and are ready to rock your soul. www.demolitionrage.com
In direct support is non-other than Social Strife, the brainchild of Toronto musician “The Unicron” Sean Farro, the lead singer and song writer, blending in the talented Mark Bedross & Jules Biafore on Lead/Rhythm Guitars, on Bass Guitar is Tommy Bolden and on Drums/Percussion – Stefan Ford. Social Strife’s epic Rock punk style continues to wave the flag of frustration with “middle-of-the-road play-it-safe ”Main Steam Rock bullshit!” Social Strife is not afraid to tackle tough social issues in their music, at times, disturbingly insightful, ”We’re just saying what’s on everyone’s minds” Social Strife is well known for their stage antics and high energy live shows. Drawing from their mutual love of big Rock show’s, and hook-oriented melodies, Social Strife has set out to put the “Strife” back in Rock & Roll! In the studio working on their NEW www.socialstriferock.com
Sure to expect a few of their originals from With Friends Like These to rev up your motors https://itunes.apple.com/album/denied/id1003576040?i=1003576044&ign-mpt=uo%3D5
Sean Farro and Social Strife, John Ward & online at