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BackStory Events Presents: An Exclusive Interview With Jonny Z, "The Godfather of Thrash Metal"

Oct 24 | Thu |
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As the visionary who discovered Metallica, Anthrax and Testament, Jonny Z fostered a metal dynasty whose repercussions are still felt today. Join us as we sit down with this metal industry legend and MegaForce Records founder to launch his new autobiography, Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness – As Lived by Jon Zazula. Jonny Z has released and worked with a metal who’s who including Overkill, Ace Frehley, Vio-Lence, Ministry, Blue Cheer, Venom, Mercyful Fate. S.O.D., Exciter, Manowar, Raven, KINGS-X and more.

The evening will feature an in-depth interview conducted by famed journalist Brad Tolinski. Iconic metal DJs ROCKN RAY and METAL JOE of the Old Bridge Militia Foundation will share some classic spins and Motörhead tribute band HEADMOTÖR will play a short set in homage to this metal legend. Join the party!

Jonny Z will be available to sign all books purchased that evening following the event.

Venue: The Cutting Room

44 E 32nd St. Map