Tim Ripper Owens Australian Tour

17 April 2012 | 6:15 pm | Staff Writer

Metal legend Tim Owens will rip the stage for his first solo tour of Australia and New Zealand this May. Known to fans as the “Ripper”, the former frontman of the influential Judas Priest is widely considered one of the pioneers of heavy metal and its move into mainstream music. Since his career began in the early nineties, Owens has also fronted the bands Iced Earth, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dio Disciples and Beyond Fear. He will perform tracks from these bands, as well as songs from his 2009 solo album Play My Game.

Tour Dates:

Thursday 17 May – Melbourne, The Hi-Fi

Friday 18 May – Hobart, The Brisbane

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Saturday 19 May – Brisbane, The Hi-Fi

Sunday 20 May – Adelaide, Fowlers

Monday 21 May – Perth, Amplifier

Thursday 24 May – Newcastle, The Cambridge

Friday 25 May – Canberra, The Basement

Saturday 26 May – Sydney, The Hi-Fi

Sunday 27 May – Wollongong, The Patch


Tickets are available through www.moshtix.com.au and www.oztix.com.au