received from bands and artists the world over in response to the recent
tragic death of their bassist, MIKE ALEXANDER.
EVILE are set to host two memorial shows to honour MIKE ALEXANDER, which
will take place on December 7th at Rio's in Leeds and December 8th at the
Underworld in London. A massive raffle has been arranged, with rare and
signed items up for grabs which have generously been donated by many
well-known bands and artists. Raffle tickets will be available at the
memorial shows for £5 each and can also be bought online for £7.50 each.
Some of the items will be auctioned after the shows.
View the incredible raffle items up for grabs and purchase tickets at
EVILE lead guitarist OL DRAKE has posted a new entry in his online diary
regarding the raffle:
"Hello to all - haven't felt like updating this in a while but thought I
"I got a mail from Gary (Exodus) that he's gonna send some signed Exodus
vinyl over. It got me thinking we could really raise some money for the
family. I had the idea of holding a raffle at both shows.
"We have some amazing raffle donations from the likes of Ozzy and Sharon
Osbourne, Metallica, Slayer, Machine Head, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Overkill,
Exodus, Hirax, Trivium, Benediction, Andy Sneap (Sabbat), Annihilator, Gus G
(Firewind/Ozzy), Ed Stone Rockwear, Peavey, Sonisphere Festival, Bloodstock
Festival and much more. The support being shown is amazing.
"This support has re-enforced my passion for heavy metal and its community.
I'm so glad we are part of such an amazing and friendly group of people.
This was a big reason Mike loved heavy metal - the people he'd meet.
Everyone was, and is, so supportive and friendly.
"The support has helped so much. Mike's girlfriend, Hayley, was so
overwhelmed by the support she texted me saying "Long live heavy metal!",
and that's something I wouldn't imagine hearing from her! Haha.
"Please grab a raffle ticket from http://www.mikealexander.co.uk/raffle.php
for £7.50 - or come along to one of the Mike Memorial shows on
For more news and information, visit http://www.mikealexander.co.uk
View the flyer for the memorial shows at
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