HOLLYWOOD, CA (July 3, 2008) – Rock Against Diabetes is proud to announce a second event featuring the Dimebag Darrell Stage on October 25th, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. The union came from discussions about the events being held for Rock Against Diabetes with Rita Haney-Abbott, Dimebag Darrell’s widow. coca-cola share name in india

Haney-Abbotts very close to this disease in her private life as her grandmother is diabetic and recently her father Howell Haney was diagnosed last year as a diabetic. “Once my father became diabetic that is when I learned that diabetes can kill if not dealt with properly,” states Rita Haney Abbott. “I feel that this is a cause that we want to support. I know Dimebag would have been there to support a cause that can help, for he was very close to my father & would have done anything for him & vice versa. Dime always had a good heart that was unconditional in giving to many, not just his family.”

Rock Against Diabetes is an ongoing concert series and fundraising program with the goal of providing information and support to diabetics and people concerned about the disease worldwide. A main directive is to attempt to avoid asking the public for donations, but to offer great entertainment and unique fundraising experiences through music to raise funds that are needed to provide some new ground breaking support for diabetics.

The Dimebag Darrell stage line-up is yet to be determined and will be announced in the next month along with the sponsors that support this great charity event.









Guns N Roses guitarist Ron Thal (aka Bumblefoot) has committed himself to this years Rock Against Diabetes event by orchestrating an All Star Band composed of top metal/rock artists of the last two decades. Rafael Moreira of Magnetico, and also known for the "Rockstar INXS and Supernova" and Rock The Cradle Tv series' and guitarist for such acts as Paul Stanley and Pink coca cola share in india has stepped up to become a member of this lineup.NEW ADDITIONS - Lez Warner (The Cult), Nate Morton, Sasha Kristov, Paul Mirkovich, Jeff Berlin.
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Y & T
Before Motley Crüe, before Ratt, even before there was a Metallica, when Y&T formed in the early 1970s, they set the standard for hard rock bands that trailed. Many of the most popular heavy rock bands of the '80s, at the birth of their careers, opened shows for headliners Y&T; and they all cut their teeth on Y&T, as evidenced by the Y&T mentions in the tell-all books by acts such as Metallica and Motley Crüe. Hailing from the east bay, Y&T is one of the San Francisco bay area's own innovators of the hard rock sound. World-renowned headliners on their own, for years...more

Long before British metal legends Iron Maiden picked up on the concept, a pack of hungry Huntington Beach, CA-based teenagers, collectively known as Leatherwolf, pioneered and perfected the heavy metal Triple Axe Attack - documented via a tri-fecta of critically acclaimed and much worshipped '80's scorchers. The eponymous debut EP, expanded to a full-length LP, entitled Endangered Species for international release, and a pair of stunning albums for Island Records, Leatherwolf and Street Ready (yielding the MTV videos 'The Calling' and 'Hideaway', respectively), saw the band flying...more

L.A. Guns started in 1982 as a straight up dirty ass rock n roll band. The band was put together by Tracii Guns in his last year of high school. The band has had some notable members such as Axl Rose, Phillip Lewis and Jizzy Pearl, but continues today with band members Marty Casey (the Singer) Jeremy Guns (the Bass Player) Chad Stewart (the Drummer), and of course Tracii Guns (the Guitarist). L.A. Guns has been a work in progress without an end in sight, continually touring and of course writing and recording a huge variety of rock n roll sounds...more.

Is a great new power trio fronted by Brazilian great Rafael Moreira. Moreira is well known for his work in the Houseband, on such acclaimed shows as Rockstar INXS, Rockstar Supernova, Rock The Cradle and touring and performing with such greats as Pink, Paul Stanley, Christina Aguilera, Marc Anthony and others.
Magnetico delivers a solid and driving sound, amazing guitar and vocal hooks, and a very entertaining performance. This threesome sounds more like a quartet. more

KICKING K8 2008 What more can be said about a band totally built on hard work and no easy gifts? KK8 has taken their internal drive and taken the band to places very few of their peers have seen in a very short amount of time. 2008 will will see the band again with a new guitarist DUSTIN and a new focus. This time its for real. 2008 will be for K8. coca cola company share price india Take one part modern rock and one part NY/Chicago attitude with a focus on memorable choruses (ala Disturbed, Chevelle, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Sevendust) and you have KICKING K8. more


Starving For Gravity was the winner of the Rock Against Diabetes Opening Band Search competition, Starving for Gravity started out in North Dakota, and we’ve been together for about two years. We were a cover band that played local bars and clubs around Grand Forks, until we saved enough money to finance an album of our own material. That got the attention of 79 Volts Management, who asked us to come to California. We decided to go for it, so we hit the road and toured the Midwest and Southwest United States on our way to LaLa Land. more

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