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Formed: 1988
From: Naples, FL, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Bulletboys News

Below is our complete Bulletboys news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Bulletboys Headed Off On Tour

The Bulletboys will embark on a national tour starting with some key headline dates in June before being joined by LA Guns with Tracii Guns for the first leg of the Armed Alliance Tour. VIP ticket packages are available here.

The band consists of founding member Marq Torien (Vocals/Lead Guitar), Nick Rozz (Guitar), Chad MacDonald (Bass) and Shawn Duncan (Drums), with all members pouring their heart and soul into the group’s first album of original material since 2009 - "Elefante."

The album was produced by Matt Thorne (Trapt/Disturbed) and Marq Torien and engineered by Ryan Greene (Alice Cooper/Lita Ford/Cheap Trick/Usher), with Anthony Focx (Miley Cyrus/Aerosmith/Santana/Buckcherry) handling mastering.

“Working with the Bulletboys was an amazing experience,” explains Ryan Greene. “Most singers, from back in the 80's, were pretty good but I will tell you Marq knocked it out of the park on this record. His power and passion was second to none and he can sing in tune! No auto-tune needed, he's the real freak’n deal. If you think for a second this is going to be some rehashed 80's record you are completely wrong!”

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Sunday Old School: BulletBoys

Love the BulletBoys. Hate the BulletBoys. Never heard of the BulletBoys. There are only three options here. MAYBE, a fourth option: being a fan of Marq Torien’s hair. Nah, if you were a fan of Torien’s hair then admit it: You loved the BulletBoys! More...

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The Rockstar Ramblings: Horror Movie Edition

Recently, Slash (Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N Roses) was discussing Alice Cooper, mentioning he believes Cooper is the most dramatic and the best at on-stage horror theatrics. Thanks Slash, I guess that’s the least you can say considering you stole his top hat shtick … More...

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Bulletboys Announces New Lineup

Florida metal band BULLETBOYS has announced the return of original member and bassist LONNIE VENCENT. BULLETBOYS has also announce the return of guitarist TONY MARCUS. Tony has joined the band to take over guitar duties. Tony, most notable for his current role as a member in XYZ, also plays in Ashes Of Your Enemy. Tony played in Arcade with Stephen Pearcy (RATT) and also Vicious Delite with Stephen Pearcy (RATT) and Mike Duda (WASP). What most may not know is that Tony was the original replacement for Mick Sweda when he departed in the 90's. Tony Marcus comments, "Music is my life, and rejoining Marq + Lonnie is an honor. Let's Rock!" BULLETBOYS has been rehearsing in L.A. preparing for leg 2 of the Road To Nowhere Tour 09-10.

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Bulletboys Announces Summer US Tour Dates

FASTER PUSSYCAT, BULLETBOYS, BANG TANGO, SISTER SIN and SWIRL will team up for the "Summer Rock Fest" tour in July/August. So far the following dates have been confirmed:

07/31 - Glendale Heights, IL @ Shark City
08/01 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverstar Entertainment Complex
08/06 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
08/07 - Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey
08/08 - New Bedford, MA @ New Wave Café
08/19 - Houston, TX @ Scoutbar
08/20 - San Antonio, TX @ Scoutbar
08/21 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
08/22 - Austin, TX @ Red Eyed Fly
08/27 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theater

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Bulletboys Unveils New Album Artwork

BULLETBOYS has unveiled the cover art and track listing to their upcoming Chavis Records release "10c Billionaire."

The track Listing is as follows:

01. Asteroid
02. Blessed By Your Touch
03. Born To Breed
04. Bringing Home The Gun
05. Girls Kissin' Girls
06. Jenna Star
07. Road To Nowhere
08. Save The World
09. Wasted
10. Witness More...

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Bulletboys Announces US Tour Dates

CHAVIS RECORDS recording artist BULLETBOYS have announced the first leg of the ROAD TO NOWHERE 2009 Tour. BULLETBOYS, featuring members Marq Torien, Ryche Green, Michael Thomas, and returning original member Lonnie Vincent will kickoff the tour in El Paso, TX on February 21st at Take II with very special guests SWIRL. SWIRL will support the BULLETBOYS on this leg of the tour. More...

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Bulletboys Signs With Chavis Records

Chavis Records issues the following message welcoming Bulletboys to their label:

CHAVIS RECORDS is thrilled to announce the signing of the BULLETBOYS to the label for their much anticipated new worldwide release. The band is currently in the studio finishing the final recordings before heading to the mixing and mastering phase. The project is being recorded at El Garaje Studios in Cape Coral, FL.

There is only a small handful of bands that stand out and define an era of music and few rise to the top of their field. BULLETBOYS talent, intensity and key musical abilities propelled them to the top of their field. BULLETBOYS has an undeniable groove and R&B vocal flair that continues to win over audiences worldwide. Having triumphed over yesteryear, flamboyant frontman Marq Torien has reinvented the band catapulting the BULLETBOYS to a new rock n roll force majeure that is fresh sounding and very relevant in today's music scene. The first single "Road To Nowhere" has already been released and is now airing at many rock stations across the U.S. More...

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Bulletboys Recruit White Lion Drummer For Tour

'80s hard rock icons BULLETBOYS have recruited drummer Troy Patrick Farrell (WHITE LION, HOOKERS N BLOW) for their 20th anniversary U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off on November 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They will be performing all the smash hits that made them staples on MTV and radio, including "Smooth Up" and "For The Love Of Money", as well as plenty of surprises.

BULLETBOYS earlier in the year released its first-ever live album, entitled "Behind the Orange Curtain", via Crash Music Classics (the new imprint of Crash Music, Inc.). The CD was recorded live at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California by Ryan Haffer.

Crash Music Classics was launched to give a home to former legendary rock and metal artists of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

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Bulletboys Announce Tour Dates

'80s hard rock icons BULLETBOYS are embarking on their 20th anniversary U.S. tour, bringing their legendary high-energy live show from coast to coast. They will be performing all the smash hits that made them staples on MTV and radio, including "Smooth Up" and "For The Love Of Money", as well as plenty of surprises. Confirmed dates are as follows with more to be announced soon:

Nov. 01 - West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy
Nov. 09 - Las Vegas, NV @ Rox Club
Nov. 10 - Riverside, CA @ Tremors
Nov. 14 - Denver, CO @ Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
Nov. 16 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Peppermill
Nov. 17 - Downer, MN @ Mainline Bar
Nov. 18 - Milwaukee, WI @ Vnuks
Nov. 19 - Mount Clemens, MI @ Emerald Theatre
Nov. 21 - Geneva on the Lake, OH @ The Cove
Nov. 22 - Southbridge, MA @ ADC Performance Center
Nov. 23 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
Nov. 24 - Cambridge, OH @ Shakers
Nov. 25 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Steppin Out
Nov. 26 - New York, NY @ The Cutting Room
Nov. 28 - [to be announced]
Nov. 29 - Laredo, TX @ G. W. Roadhouse
Nov. 30 - Texarkana, TX @ Phil's
Dec. 01 - [to be announced]
Dec. 02 - San Antonio, TX @ Jacks
Dec. 03 - Albuquerque, NM @ The Launch Pad
Dec. 07 - Reno, NV @ Club Underground
Dec. 08 - [to be announced]

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Bulletboys Drop Off Pearcy's Metal In America Tour

According to former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy's official web site, BULLETBOYS will no longer be taking part in the Metal In America 2006 tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off in early February, will now feature headliner Pearcy alongside BANG TANGO and PRETTY BOY FLOYD.

Here are the 2006 Metal In America Tour dates:

02/03/06 - The Avalon, Santa Clara, CA
02/06/06 - Ecks Saloon, Lakewood, CO
02/08/06 - Westown Theater, Bay City, MI
02/09/06 - POV's, Andover, MN
02/10/06 - Muddy Waters, Cedar Rapids, IA
02/11/06 - The Hayloft, Mt. Clemens, MI
02/12/06 - The Double Door, Akron, OH
02/15/06 - Peabody's, Cleveland, OH
02/16/06 - Muclcahy's, Wantaugh, NY
02/17/06 - Jaxx, Springfield, VA
02/18/06 - Webster Theater, Hartford, CT
02/19/06 - The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY
02/23/06 - Red Rooster, Winston-Salem, SC
03/02/06 - Amos' Southend, Charlotte, NC
03/04/06 - The State Theater, St. Petersburg, FL
03/08/06 - Stampede, El Paso, TX
03/10/06 - Empire Ballroom, Las Vegas, NV

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