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A Benefit for Chance
March 27, 2008 - Jim Price
Once again, this area’s music scene comes together this weekend to help out somebody in need.
The “Benefit for Chance” will take place this Saturday night, Mar. 29, at The Cantina in
The “Benefit for Chance” concert will begin at 7 PM, and feature performances from the bands Sever, FedUP, Dick Shack Posse, The Embalmed, Dragon Fire and The Marauders.
From Dubois, Sever returned to action late last year after undergoing a roster overhaul. The current edition of this heavy metal band includes remaining founding member and drummer Paul Butler, guitarists James Lewis and Joe Kruczynski, bassist Devin Walsh, and lead singer Matt Watson. Watson has performed in the
Formed several years ago because they were “fed up” with the area’s stale cover-band scene,
Formed last year, Dick Shack Posse is a collaboration of veterans from the area’s underground punk and metal scenes, uniting to have fun and play the music of the old-school punk bands who inspired them. The band members include singer Scoob Lanzendorfer, guitarists Brian Weibley and Jeff Reid, bassist Andrea Weibley and drummer bob Brunner. Dick Shack Posse will offer enthusiastic, rip-roaring punk rock classics from Agnostic Front, Misfits, Sex Pistols,
Like Sever, The Embalmed reformed in late 2006 after its two founding members, guitarists and vocalists
Gearing to release a new CD later this year, Dragon Fire will perform a blend of new and older song material from their heavy metal arsenal. Lead vocalist “Robo” Ron Riley, guitarist Chris Peters, bassist Eric Shumac and drummer Steve Stuckey toured a large part of the country with Cleveland-based former national recording group Mushroomhead last October and November.
And local modern rockabilly rebels The Marauders will also blend new and older song selections, including tunes from their forthcoming new CD, expected to be recorded and issued later this year. Among those songs, expect to hear singer/guitarist Ben Dumm, upright bassist Chris Lawson and drummer Abe Weber perform their title song, “We Are The Marauders,” the song penned for them two years ago by Brian Setzer.
The donation at the door to help Chance Dull and enjoy this night of rock will be $5. There will be raffles, giveaways and prizes during the evening. The concert is open to ages 21 and older.
The Cantina is located at
FedUP, performing at City Limits in Altoona in September, 2006.