January 03, 2012

Hard Rock displays Testament's Billy

TESTAMENT's BILLY Is First Native American Entertainer To Be Displayed At Albuquerque Hard RockVocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans TESTAMENT is the first Native American entertainer to be permanently displayed at the Hard Rock Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Chuck will make an appearance at the location on January 14 at 5 p.m., with an autograph session scheduled for 6 p.m.

In 2010, Billy, a member of the Hopland band of Pomo Indians, was featured in the "Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians In Popular Culture" exhibit at the National Museum Of The American Indian.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Testament Frontman on Pomo Heritage.

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