June 07, 2013

California Assembly honors Testament's Billy

TESTAMENT's Chuck Billy Honored By California State AssemblyYesterday, Assembly member Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) honored Chuck Billy, an Antioch resident and the vocalist for Bay Area thrash metal legends TESTAMENT, on the State Assembly floor for the positive influence he has made in the Native American community and on the general public.

Chuck Billy, a descendent of the Pomo Native Americans, was born in Oakland and spent much of his youth on the Hopland Indian Reservation north of San Francisco. He is best known as the vocalist for TESTAMENT, where he plays several songs including “Trail of Tears”, “Allegiance”, and “Native Blood”, in honor of his ancestral lineage.
Comment:  For more on Chuck Billy, see Native Blood wins Best Music Video and Gaming Saved Billy's Tribe.

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