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DRUMMER WANTED … Phil Varone quits BulletBoys after 2 nights on Hair Nation Tour



Phil Varone quits BulletBoys after 2 nights on Hair Nation Tour

Update: BulletBoys frontman Marq Torien has officially confirmed our story.

“It didn’t work out (with Phil Varone) and we wish him the best.” — Marq Torien

The singer also says they welcome back Anthony “Tiny” Biuso.


HOLLYWOOD, California — As fast as the tour has started, it appears the Hair Nation Tour already has its first casualty.

BulletBoys and Phil Varone are officially no longer in a relationship.

An  industry source close to the band revealed to Metal Sludge today: “Varone out of BulletBoys and they just started the tour.”

BulletBoys are fronted by original vocalist Marq Torien along with longtime guitarist Nick Rozz.

Varone a member of Red Dragon Cartel has joined the BulletBoys camp in recent months, but as of today … it seems this is no longer the case.

A  photo from the band’s official Facebook page show Varone and Torien on opposite ends of their dressing room from last night.

The word is that Varone has quit the band and the group are actively seeking a replacement immediately.

BulletBoys are sandwiched between openers Enuff Z’Nuff and headliners Jack Russell’s Great White on the U.S. run.

Metal Sludge has reached out to Varone, and BulletBoys but as of this posting there is no response.

Stay tuned for more as this story develops.

Metal_Babe_Mayhem_Sky_160_600_June_1Hair Nation Tour Featuring Jack Russell’s Great White, BulletBoys, Enuff Z’Nuff:



12 San Diego, CA House of Blues San Diego
14 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
15 Anaheim, CA House of Blues Anaheim
18 Phoenix, AZ Van Buren
20 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues Las Vegas
21 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot


5 Orlando, FL House of Blues Orlando
6 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution Live
11 Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony
12 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
14 Huntington, NY The Paramount
16 Louisville, KY Mercury Ballroom
18 Detroit, MI Saint Andrews Hall
19 Grand Rapids, MI Intersection
21 Fort Wayne, IN Clyde Theatre
22 Cleveland, OH House of Blues Cleveland
25 Chicago, IL House of Blues Chicago
26 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
27 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre


2 Houston, TX House of Blues Houston
3 Dallas, TX House of Blues Dallas






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