Featured Article: Rock n Roll Heaven/Oldbridge Metal Militia Reunion Benefit for SuperStorm Sandy by Jeff Crespi
Saturday May 11th was the Rock n Roll Heaven Oldbridge Metal Militia Reunion Sandy Benefit show at the Encore Event Center in Freehold, NJ. It featured some old school metal bands showing amazing support for a good cause. TT Quick, Anvil, Twisted Sister, Raven, The Rods and Lords Of Mercy. Eddie Trunk hosted the event along with That Metal Show partners Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson. The show was sold out and brought an array of who's who from back in the day. Maria Ferrero, Rikki Namm and Natalie Camillo from Adrenaline PR handled all the press and did an outstanding job. There was a raffle with prizes that included signed items from bands like Metallica, Raven, Anthrax and Slayer. Jon and Marsha Zazula raised over $40,000 for the people who suffered losses due to Hurricane Sandy. A lot of people involved in the scene were there to help lend a hand and support the cause. Tattoo Tony, Rockin Ray, Metal Joe, Chris and Patty from Oldbridge Metal Militia and many more helped make this event a huge success.
As a photographer as well as taking live shots of the bands I love photographing the passionate fans who come out and support live shows and keep the scene alive. This show featured fans of all ages and types which made it easy for me to capture so many memories. It was an amazing night that started and ended with a bang. From the meet and greet to the goodbyes of people that haven't seen each other in some cases close to twenty years. Thank you to all the people that take the time to help others in need and go above and beyond.
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