VALHALLA, NY (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wild West Promotions (www.wildwestrocks.com) has signed a letter of intent with Guy-McCoy-Torme, (GMT) featuring Irish Guitarist Bernie Torme, agreeing to a tour of the U.S. this fall. The GMT U.S. Tour intends stops in the north-east and other U.S. cities.
Bernie Torme, the Guitar Hero known for heroically stepping in and saving the day for Ozzy Osbourne, when Randy Rhoads tragically died, world tours & international fame as lead axe-man in Gillan; forming the nucleus of Desperado with Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider and ex Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr, as well as fronting his own bands Electric Gypsies and Torme (Phil Lewis of LA Guns/ Girl fame). Torme is renowned for his punk vibe. He has never toured the U.S. with his own band, until now!
*(Photo Caption: Bernie Torme with his Fender Stratocaster – coming soon to US with his new project – GMT.)
Now, in Guy-McCoy-Torme, handling both guitar and vocals, Torme has partnered with an his old compadre from Gillan-bassist John McCoy, who has worked with Joey Belladonna, Samson, the UK Subs among others. Lastly, there is Drummer Robin Guy, whose credentials include Faith No More and Bruce Dickinson. On the surface, GMT is a simple three-piece, yet the pedigree of the members is unbeatable.
Today, Wild West Promotions, located in the NY Metro area, with a dedicated fan of Mr. Torme at the helm, is in a search of sponsors and funding for the tour, experiencing first hand the challenges of such an affair. The Wild West began with an email in 2003 to Bernie Torme, the writer/ fan offering to put together such a tour. Now three years later, the Wild West is undaunted in that goal. We are proud to bring Bernie Torme to U.S. audiences. He has for far too long been one of the UK’s best kept secrets. And now with Guy-McCoy-Torme, he is with two mates that only compliment his blend of hard-edged guitar-based rock, his dash of punk attitude and even his bit of English alright. . .Irish wit.
For further details on the Bernie Torme, Guy-McCoy-Torme, the GMT 2006 U.S. Tour, or Wild West Promotions, go to www.wildwestrocks.com, or contact us at the phone number or address below.
Additional news about the Guy-McCoy-Torme U.S. 2006 Tour: http://www.wildwestrocks.com
or contact: BOB SCHAFFER, +1-914-391-9596, bob @ wildwestrocks.com.
Wild West Promotions, 26 Hillside Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595
News issued by: Wild West Promotions
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Original Story ID: (1490) :: 2006-03-0329-004
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