The Rock City archives: 2011

Fozzy, Rock City Basement

  • Monday 7th November 2011
  • Supported by: Jettblack, Verses

Fozzy return to Nottingham, this time smash it out the park in Rock City's Basement.

Fozzy are a heavy metal band fronted by professional WWE wrestler Chris Jericho. The band originally a covers band called Fozzy Osborne, shortened their name to Fozzy and adopted a back story after Chris Jericho joined. The back story goes that they signed a 20 year contract to be huge rock stars in Japan and stay there. However, upon their return to America, they discovered that many bands had ripped off their songs.

Their eponymous debut album, (released in 2000) featured covers of bands such as Dio, Krokus, Twisted Sister, Iron Maiden, Mötley Crüe and Judas Priest.

Since their debut they have released three more albums Happenstance (2002), All That Remains (2005) and Chasing the Grail (2010).

visit their myspace here for more information.