Photos by Ron Lyons
After a three-year hiatus, the famed bowling tournament The BOWL FOR RONNIE, hosted by television and radio personality Eddie Trunk, returned to The Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California.
Prominent attendees this year included Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Brent Woods (Sebastian Bach, Chevy Metal), Adam Jones (Tool), Luke Spillar (The Struts), Graham Bonnett and his band members Beth-Ami Heavenstone, Conrado Pesinato, and Kyle Hughes; Ministerial members Al Jourgensen, Liz Walton, Roy Mayorga, Cesar Soto, Monte Pittman, John Bechdel and Paul D’Amour; Mark Chaussee (Danzig), Steven Adler (Guns N’ Roses, Adler’s Appetite), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies), Chris Holmes (WASP), T-Bone Anderssen (Gov’t Mule), Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne), Chuck Billy (Testament), Ann Boleyn (Hellion), Phil Buckman and Brett Scallions of Fuel; Calico Cooper and Chris Latham (Beasto Blanco/Alice Cooper); Matt Duncan (Armored Saint), Shawn Duncan (LA Guns, DC4), Lita Ford, Tracii Guns and Johnny Martin of LA Guns, Abby Gennet (Slunt), Ritchie Kotzen (Winery Dogs), Patrick Kennison (Lita Ford), Sean McNabb (Lynch Mob}, Marty O’Brien (Daughtry), Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders), DJ Will (KNAC), Howie Simon (Winger), Michael Spencer (Flotsam and Jetsam), Patrick Stone (Budderside), Dave “Chili” Moreno, Jason Cornwell, Chas West, Jimmy Burkhard and Roy Z of West Bound; Nikki Stringfield (The Iron Maidens), Ahmet Zappa, Diva Zappa, Tim “Ripper” Owens, Casey Trask, David Garcia, Harry Conklin, Sean Elg and Sean Peck from The Three Tremors with Tim “Ripper” Owens; Craig Goldy, Simon Wright, Rowan Robertson, Scott Warren and Bjorn Englen from the Dio Band; Jenny Vee and Jesse Hughes from Eagles of Death”. Metal, singers Em Beihold and Vasco Rossi, guitarist Bobby Keller, drummer Zak St. John and actors Star Fields (“Sons of Anarchy “) and Vera Vanguard.
One hundred percent of net proceeds from the sold-out BOWL FOR RONNIE went to the Dio Cancer Fund, now in its 12th year raising awareness and much-needed funding for cancer research.
Photographer Ron Lyon was in attendance and managed to snap a few shots of the event.