PRESIDENT OBAMA Impersonator REGGIE BROWN Joins Celebrity Rockers At 'Rock N' Bowl' (Video)

PRESIDENT OBAMA Impersonator REGGIE BROWN Joins Celebrity Rockers At 'Rock N' Bowl' (Video)

The T.J. Martell Foundation's Rock 'N' Bowl tournament, held last week at the PINZ Bowling Center in Studio City, California, brought together a myriad of celebrity rockers, comedians and music industry executives to raise funds for cancer research. The event, chaired by Wendy Dio, president and co-founder of the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund, who also serves on the T.J. Martell Foundation board, raised over $45,000 for the charity.

Comedian Reggie Brown, fresh from stopping traffic in the streets of Los Angeles with his impersonation of President Obama, presented the evening's trophies.

Among the celebrities who participated in the evening were:

* Lita Ford
* Richie Sambora (BON JOVI)
* Chris Broderick (MEGADETH)
* Christian Martucci (STONE SOUR)
* Josh Rand (STONE SOUR)
* Craig Goldy (DIO)
* Rowan Robertson (DIO)
* Rudy Sarzo (QUIET RIOT, OZZY OSBOUNRE)
* Dino Cazares (FEAR FACTORY)
* Gonzo Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT)
* Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT)
* John Bush (ARMORED SAINT)
* Phil Sandoval (ARMORED SAINT)
* Marc Ferrari (KEEL)
* Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT)
* Marty O'Brien (LITA FORD, METHODS OF MAYHEM)
* Mike Inez (ALICE IN CHAINS)
* Monte Pitman (MADONNA)
* Nigel Glockler (SAXON)
* Oni Logan (LYNCH MOB)
* Robert Sarzo (HURRICANE)
* Audie Desbrow (GREAT WHITE)
* Mark Kendall (GREAT WHITE)
* Michael Lardie (GREAT WHITE)
* Terry Ilious (GREAT WHITE)
* Brian Tichy (WHITESNAKE, FOREIGNER)
* Jimmy D'Anda (BULLETBOYS)
* Lonnie Vencent (BULLETBOYS)
* Shane Tassart (BULLETBOYS)
* Mick Sweda (BULLETBOYS)

The Celebrity Bowling Challenge was emceed by KNAC.COM's DJ Will. Claiming the first-place trophy for the highest score among the celebrities was Mark Ferrari of the bands COLD SWEAT and KEEL. Trophies were presented by comedian Reggie Brown, who bears a striking resemblance to President Obama.

A guitar generously donated by ESP Guitars was autographed by all the celebrities in attendance and raffled off, while the Rock N' Bowl silent auction brought in additional revenues from a vast selection of autographed collectible bowling pins, including those from AEROSMITH, Slash, Alice Cooper, YES, ANTHRAX, METALLICA, DEF LEPPARD and David Coverdale.

An Artisan News video report on the event can be seen below.

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