The Story of Tim “Ripper” Owens

Yesterday, I blogged about Tommy DeCarlo, a guy from North Carolina whose rock ‘n’ roll dreams came true due to his daughter posting a video of him singing on MySpace. He is now the new lead singer of the band Boston. But, he is not the first uber-fan to fill the lead singer shoes of his favorite band. Back in the Nineties, Tim “Ripper” Owens was the lead singer of a band called British Steel. British Steel was a tribute band (that is they played primarily another band’s songs) for heavy metal pioneers Judas Priest. In fact, the band took … Continue reading