Tuesday Not To-Do: Paul Di'Anno | Rock Candy

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tuesday Not To-Do: Paul Di'Anno

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 12:43 PM

click to enlarge unknown.jpg


In the 15 years since Paul Di'Anno last toured the States, seems he hasn't been doing enough voice exercises. He's cancelled tonight's gig at Vino's because, apparently, he can't speak today following a gig last night in Nashville. Tickets will be reimbursed. Vino's said it hopes to reschedule. Bummer.

PAUL DI'ANNO

8 p.m., Vino's. $15 adv., $20 d.o.s.

Real-deal metal heads know the name. Before Iron Maiden blew up stadium-sized, before Bruce Dickinson, there was Paul Di'Anno. Maybe he didn't have Dickinson's gates-of-Hell pipes, but on Maiden's eponymous debut, Di'Anno brought a raw, street-beat punk holler that, together with instrumental touches of prog and New Wave, helped to significantly build onto the foundation of metal laid by the likes of Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. So it's fair to think of Di'Anno as one of metal's founding fathers. Maybe not Jefferson or Adams. But dude was there. Now, he's coming to Vino's on his first U.S. tour in 15 years. He'll be doing a mix of Maiden material and his own solo work. He'll probably also spend some time promoting his forthcoming book, “The Beast: Singing with Iron Maiden — the Drugs, the Groupies … the Whole Story.” Guess you've got to read it to find out all that's contained in the ellipses. Little Rock's finest Iron Maiden acolytes Sweet Eagle and Iron Tongue open along with The George Jonestown Massacre.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Lindsey Millar

  • The First Amendment, Yo Edition

    The latest in the legal fight to stop a law that would prevent Planned Parenthood from performing abortions in Arkansas, the cancellation of a rap show in Little Rock and its First Amendment implications, a stunning investigative report on drug court defendants being forced to work for free for Arkansas poultry companies and bellicose Tom Cotton — all covered on this week's podcast.
    • Oct 13, 2017
  • Come with the Arkansas Times to the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

    After several years of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro hosting benefit concerts to raise money for the restoration of Johnny Cash's boyhood home, this year the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival debuts in Dyess just outside the Cash homeplace. And of course the Arkansas Times is chartering a bus to be there. The lineup is spectacular: Kris Kristofferson (one of the greatest songwriters of all-time easily), Rosanne Cash, Joanne Cash and Tommy Cash and Buddy Jewel.
    • Oct 13, 2017
  • Arkansas State Fair opens the midway

    and much more.
    • Oct 12, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

  • Judge anticipates punishment of lawyers in Fort Smith class action case

    Federal Judge P.K. Holmes of Fort Smith issued a 32-page ruling yesterday indicating he contemplates punishment of 16 lawyers who moved a class action lawsuit against an insurance company out of his court to a state court in Polk County after a settlement had been worked out.
    • Apr 15, 2016
  • John Goodson and others add lawyers for hearing on forum shopping

    Lawyers facing federal court sanctions for forum shopping a class action insurance case have brought in new legal guns from out of state to fight potential sanctions.
    • May 26, 2016
  • Lawyers plead for mercy in Fort Smith forum shopping case

    Twelve of the lawyers facing punishment by federal Judge P.K. Holmes in Fort Smith for moving a class action case against an insurance company out of his court to a state court where it was speedily settled have filed their argument against sanctions.
    • Jun 16, 2016

People who saved…

Most Shared

Blogroll

Slideshows

More »

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation