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Thursday April 24,2014 - Friday April 25,2014 07:00 PM - 02:00 AM
House Of Blues - West Hollywood
Winter 2014



Members of Metallica, KISS, Van Halen, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Whitesnake, Slayer, Jane’s Addiction, Rod Stewart, Foreigner, Dio and Poison to Celebrate The Who’s Legendary Rhythm Section; John Entwistle (The Ox) and Keith Moon (The Loon)!

LOS ANGELES, CA - On Thurs, Apr. 24th, (Doors at 7:00 PM) at the House of Blues in West

Hollywood, Tichy/Sutton Productions bring you “The Ox & The Loon,” a night of rhythmic lunacy

in honor of legends John Entwistle and Keith Moon of The Who. After many popular Bonzo

Bashes and the first sold out and highly acclaimed Randy Rhoads Remembered celebration at NAMM

2014, world renowned drummer Brian Tichy and partner Joe Sutton have put a night together to honor

the most groundbreaking rhythm section in rock history.


We are thrilled to be a part of this incredible celebration,” says Ashley Austin of Artist Legacy

Group, manager of the Keith Moon Estate. “This event is truly a reflection of Keith’s lasting and

undeniable legacy.

Tichy stated, "We wanted to do something different and unique by celebrating the "other half"

of rock bands! But not just the other half of any rock band, the other half of a rock band that has

the most legendary rhythm section of all time! We are beyond psyched to announce the expanded

line-up of performers graciously coming aboard to make this a night unlike any before! These

amazing artists get together to give it back to the legends who wrote and broke the rules of rock 'n roll!"


Ok! Hold on to your hats! Not only is legendary guitarist Ace Frehley of KISS, Chickenfoot’s Michael

Anthony, Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers partaking in the

celebration, but get a look at the rest of the rock godliness that is performing in honor of the mightiest

rhythm section ever!!! This once in a lifetime gathering is going to be so massively entertaining, you

won’t want to miss it! Long Live Rock!



Michael Anthony (Van Halen / Chickenfoot)


Phil Chen (Jeff Beck / Rod Stewart / Pete Townshend)


Michael Devin (Whitesnake)


James LoMenzo (John Fogerty / Megadeth)


Sean McNabb (Dokken / Sons of Anarchy / Burning Rain)


Jeff Pilson (Foreigner / Dokken / Dio)


Billy Sheehan (Winery Dogs / Mr. Big)


Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol / Big Noize)


Pancho Tomaselli (WAR / Philm / Tower of Power)


Robert Trujillo (Metallica)


Chris Wyse (The Cult / OWL)


Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty/ too many to name)

Veronica Bellino (Jeff Beck/ DMC/ SLAMM)

Dave Lombardo (Philm/ Slayer)

Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction/ Infectious Grooves)

Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs/ Transatlantic/ Dream Theater)

Rikki Rockett (Poison)

Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers/ Chickenfoot)

Matt Starr (Ace Frehley)

Brian Tichy (S.U.N.)


Ace Frehley

Michael Devin (Whitesnake) - Vocals

Tom Gimbel (Foreigner) - Vocals/Guitar

Tracii Guns - Guitar

Stephen LeBlanc (JBLZE) - Keys

Joe Retta (Heaven and Earth, Sweet) - Vocals

Rowan Robertson (Dio, DC4) - Guitar


Chas West (Bonham, Lynch Mob) - Vocals

Brent Woods (Vince Neil) - Guitar

More Bass Lords, Drum Emperors and Special Guests to be announced soon!

Drum Legend Mike Portnoy had this to say, "Keith Moon is hands-down one of my biggest drum

heroes...not only the way he played, but the way he PERFORMED! I had the great pleasure of

putting together my own Who Tribute band back in 2006 w Billy Sheehan, Paul Gilbert & Gary

Cherone and it was more fun than any drummer should ever have! So it's my great pleasure to

be able to re-visit my hero once again with this very special tribute "The Ox & The Loon"

Speaking of drum legends, former Slayer and current PHILM stickman Dave Lombardo expressed

his heartfelt thoughts on being part of O&L: “[I’m] Looking forward to taking part in an evening

honoring a band that is, without question, one of the most influential of our time. From auto-

destructive art, to bombastic drums... they are one of the few bands that have truly made a

mark in rock history.”


For those who know one of the most popular and prolific drummers in the business it’s no surprise to hear how

colorfully Kenny Aronoff describes seeing Keith Moon and The Who, “FU….K !!!!!

Where do you begin describing The Who??!! So unique.. PERSONALITIES.. The Music.. Their craziness.. All of it..

They were like NO ONE but themselves.. So Unique.

I saw The Who live 2 times perform TOMMY when it was just released in America.. I was a young kid

with hair down past my shoulders.. 2nd row. Pete Townshend spitting over my head and Keith Moon

frantically waving the peace sign at me and my twin brother.. We were stoned and flipping out as they

played Tommy and some other hits.. Then in 1982.. I was super fortunate to open three stadium shows

with John Mellencamp for The Who headlining ( duh?).. Keith was not there obviously, but I stood on

the side of the stage right near Entwistle… FU….K!!!!!!”

"When Joe Sutton and I first talked about this I couldn't have agreed for a better way to celebrate two

of the best musicians and friends of my life and whom else better to promote it, thanks guys," says

The Who’s production engineer and longtime crew member Cy Langston.

Bass Heavyweight Jeff Pilson said, "There's not a bassist alive who ever played in the 70's and

80's (and all times for that matter) that doesn't owe a humongous debt to John Entwistle. His

melodic sense, his feel and chops, and his SOUND form the basis of most every rock bass player's

foundation. To finally have a show dedicated to the insane rhythm section of Moon/Entwistle is

not only long overdue, but is going to be a case study in all-out rock intensity. I'm so honored to

be a part of this and I can't wait to play these monstrous rock tunes live and over the top!

Sit back and enjoy an evening of music by the masters!!!!"


Drummer Extraordinaire Stephen Perkins said, "Moon & Entwistle make a wonderful noise

together — truly... full of wonder."

Lord of the Low-End James LoMenzo had this to say; "In my mind, no rhythm section in the

history of Rock & Roll stirred up more excitement than the "Ox" and the “Loon.” Pound for pound

and note for note there could not have been a more enigmatic pairing of talents.

John Entwistle rewrote the book on what the Bass guitar was in the sixties and what it would

and has become throughout the past 5 decades. His style and tone has left an indelible mark on

my playing since I discovered it as a young bassist. If you would ask me who my favorite

drummer was throughout my formative years as a young rocker, I would almost indelibly

reply ‘Why, Keith Moon of course...!’ For me, his raucous assault that was the engine for my

favorite band (The Who) can only have been directed and held together by my hero "the Quiet

One" John Entwistle. This, in my mind was a unity of divergent style unified by attitude. Keith,

demonstrative. John, subdued. Both working together at the edge of a ridiculously taught tether

that would constantly feel as though it were going to come completely apart! But, never did!”


Matt Starr (Ace Frehley / Burning Rain) weighs in with his thoughts on this historic celebration,

Keith Moon may have been The Loon in his personal life but behind the drums he was an

absolute surgeon. With sniper-like precision. Driving a car into a swimming pool is one thing but

gracefully executing 6 to 10 four stroke riffs in the middle of the first verse without stepping on

the vocal is a Herculean feat of artistry. To hear the brilliance of John and Keith and action take

Live at Leeds in turn the balance completely to the left. Without vocals you are hard-pressed to figure

out what song you're listening to. These men were orchestras unto themselves interweaving & supporting

each other with effortless grace and raw power. At their best,The Who were the ultimate infusion of

intellectualism, composition, and primal fury. At their worst, they were the greatest rock 'n roll band ever.

Building on the success of the Bonzo Bash and most recently the Randy Rhoads tribute, I have no

doubt that Brian Tichy's Ox and The Loon will be his greatest event yet. I am once again honored

to be asked by Brian to be included in what will no doubt be an amazing night of music and


Chris Wyse (The Cult, OWL) sent us this: “The Ox and the Loon cover their own ground musically,

tonally and changed the face of rock and roll with the drums and bass. There is nothing like

the sound of Entwistle's thonk and grit mixed with Moon's bombastic yet sophisticated energy."

Veronica Bellino (Jeff Beck/SLAMM/DMC) shares her thoughts on being part of the show, “Keith

Moon's energy was the driving force behind The Who... and it is a force to be reckoned with! His

energy will always live on and continue to resonate and influence. I am honored to be playing

among the talented musicians of this event and pay tribute to one of rock and roll's greatest

drummers.-- Rock!

Joe Retta, amazing vocalist for The Sweet and Heaven And Earth said, “As a singer I am envious of

Roger Daltrey. How fortunate it must've been to have such an amazing rhythm section. The two of

them sometimes feel like a pounding locomotive. And yet can convey intimate subtleties and intricate

compositions. Oh, and did I mention “chops”? Damn! So good it makes me laugh sometimes.

Ox & Loon creator Brian Tichy said, "The more I listen to Moon and Entwistle, the more I am

blown away and inspired! Where do you start? Where does it end? It doesn't! I am so looking

forward to this night and putting together a show that brings us all together for the common

love of a rhythm section that catapulted The Who to the top of all things rock 'n roll!"

Mike Portnoy about Keith Moon and Amazing Journey:

Mike Portnoy & Amazing Journey Young Man Blues:

Mike Portnoy & Amazing Journey doing My Generation:


Jeff Pilson singing lead with Dokken on "Just Got Lucky"





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