2012 Concerts

Way over 100 shows in 2012- a personal record!

Heavy Mellow Rocking the Heavy Metal Classics Flamenco-style at the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood 11/1/2012

Concertologist

Heavy Mellow is an incredibly cool musical concept.    Luis Villegas and Benjamin Woods are both marvelous guitar players.   These two flamenco guitar masters were accompanied by monster percussionist Mike Bennett  as they proceeded to play flamenco renditions of familiar heavy metal tunes.   And what a great show it was…

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Over the course of an hour, they tore through nine heavy metal classics.

They covered songs from Ozzy, Motley Crue, Dio, Kiss, Judas Priest, Metallica, Iron Maiden, along with a great rendition of "Rebel Yell" by Billy Idol.

People upstairs in the bar area were playing name that tune as the songs started out. It was quite amusing to see an older couple get excited and start filming on their cell phones when “Wasted Years” started playing.

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The music is very relaxing (it’s fun to hum along to the melodies of the songs), yet it’s very complex…

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