Initial Bowlers Revealed for 5th Annual Bowl for Ronnie
It's time to knock 'em down and set 'em up again, with the celebrity bowlers starting to line up for the fifth annual Bowl for Ronnie benefit in Los Angeles. As with past years, the event will help to raise funds for the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to aid cancer research.
This year's event takes place Nov. 7 at the Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California, looking to best the record setting $74,000 mark achieved at the 2018 event.
SiriusXM and AXS-TV personality Eddie Trunk will be back to host the proceedings, and Trunk will have his own team. Last year's team of Doug Aldrich, Jack Black, Geezer Butler and Tom Morello took first place. In addition, Trunk is leaving a spot open on his team this year with the highest bidder on eBay joining his celebrity team of bowlers.
Members of last year's second place team -- Keel's Marc Ferrari, Guns N' Roses' Gilby Clarke, Cinderella's Fred Coury, Winery Dogs' Richie Kotzen and Fuel's Brett Scallions -- will also take on all comers.
Other musicians and celebs who are on board for the 2019 Bowl for Ronnie include: David "Rock" Feinstein (Elf, The Rods), Steven Adler (Guns N' Roses, Adler's Appetite), Rudy Sarzo (Dio, Quiet Riot), Ira Black (Lizzy Borden, I Am Morbid), Blasko (Ozzy Osborne), Dewey Bragg (Kill Devil Hill), Phil Buckman (Petty Cash), Art Cruz (Lamb of God), Jeff and Shawn Duncan (DC4), Matt Duncan (Armored Saint), Damon Fox (The Cult), Craig Goldy and Scott Warren of Dio, Terry Ilous (Great White), Todd Morse (Petty Cash, Offspring), Ronny Munroe (TSO, Metal Church), Sadie Nardini (Sadie and the Tribe), Rowan Robertson (Dio, DC4), Gonzo and Phil Sandoval (Armored Saint), Steven Smyth (One Machine, Testament), Ernie Snair (The Loveless), Michael Spencer (Flotsam & Jetsam), Patrick Stone (Budderside), Brian Tichy (Whitesnake), Joey Vera (Armored Saint, Fates Warning), Brent Woods (Sebastian Bach), Rita Haney, Sonia Harley and actors Star Fields (Sons of Anarchy), Al Coronel (The Last Ship) and Vincent St. James.
In addition to the bowling, fans will have a chance to enter a raffle for prizes and memorabilia. Tickets for the 5th Annual Bowl for Ronnie are on sale here, and you can also get involved with lane sponsorships or fielding your own team. For additional details, click here, and watch a video recap of last year's event below.
2018 Bowl for Ronnie Recap
2018 Bowl for Ronnie Photo Gallery