Speak of the Devil
Rat Bastard, Rock on Broadway
2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA, 94063
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Speak of the Devil
All aboard - Ha ha ha ha haaa !!!
Speak of the Devil is the definitive tribute to Black Sabbath - the most influential band and defining force in the development of heavy metal rock music. The Black Sabbath "sound" was born out of the blues-rock sound of late '60s acts by slowing the tempo, accentuating the bass, and emphasizing screaming guitar solos and howled vocals full of lyrics expressing mental anguish and macabre fantasies.
Speak of the Devil was formed in the summer of 2003 by four friends from the San Francisco Bay Area: Ray "Iommi" on guitar, Bill "Ward" on drums, Scotty "Osbourne" on vocals, and Andrew "Butler" on bass. With a wide selection of classic Black Sabbath and solo Ozzy Osbourne songs in the set list, featuring greatest hits and deeper album tracks, dead-on vocals and stage antics of Ozzy Osbourne, vintage instruments for the classic Black Sabbath tone, and the heaviest rhythm section this side of Birmingham, Speak of the Devil is unbelievable! Speak of the Devil plays great live concerts wherever true Black Sabbath and Ozzy fans need a dose of "Sweet Leaf"!
The current Speak of the Devil lineup includes vocalist "Scotty Osbourne" howling out the haunting vocals of Ozzy. Drummer "Bill Ward" lays down the classic beat that gets the crowd "Flying High Again". "Andrew Butler" on bass guitar pours the lifeblood into the heavy, dark groove. And "Ray Iommi" rips out the bludgeoning, catchy, doom-and-gloom riffs played with the crushing guitar tone and blistering lead hooks that makes Black Sabbath's sound so easily recognizable.
Line up reforming and covering Y&T, UFO, Sammy Hagar, Judas Priest and more!
Check out their video of Rat Bastard playing with the late bass player of Y&T, Phil Kennemore.
Rock on Broadway
We are Rock On Broadway, performing your favorite 80's Rock hits, including Journey, Ozzy, Van Halen, Dokken, Whitesnake, Mötley Crue, Def Leppard, Kiss, Heart, Pat Benatar, Bad English, Bon Jovi, and more!
There was a time... when BIG hair and BIG guitars ruled Rock and Roll. In San Francisco's North Beach district, it was venues like The Stone and The Mabuhay that rocked on Broadway. Rock On Broadway was conceived to pay tribute to this vibrant time when the 80's Metal scene thrived.
Consisting of 5 members, this uniquely talented group deftly conjures the sounds of Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake, Mötley Crue, Journey, Heart, Def Leppard and Ozzy Osbourne, to name a few. With 3 SMASHING sets, there is plenty of 80's Rock to re-live!
Featuring Ronaldo Vezzali on lead vocals and drums, Diana Orsatelli Gurnari on lead vocals and keyboards, Matt Leyes on lead guitar and vocals, Scott Weiss on bass and vocals, and Ernest Orsatelli on drums and keyboards, Rock On Broadway delivers the goods, note for note.
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