hanukkah day 2Get those menorahs burning bright, fellow headbanging heebs: it’s time for the second installation of Heavy Metal Hannukah, in which premier metal label Century Media and MetalSucks have teamed up to give you, our loyal readers, one free gift for every night of this miraculous festival of lights. Congrats to Michael Landry, who won the first night of Heavy Metal Hannukkah by correctly identifying Buckethead (né Brian Carroll – there’s an Irish name for ya) as the GN’R guitarist who is not, in fact, Jewish. Tracii Guns (real name: Tracey Ulrich), Slash (real name: Saul Hudson) and Bumblefoot (real name: Ron Thal, shortened from “Ron Blumenthal”) are all
at least half-Jewish!

Today’s winner will receive another mystery gift from Century Media plus your very own dreidel. All you have to do is answer this here question and email vince [at] the answer — along with your name and address:

Correctly identify the birth names of these Jewish rock stars:

a) Scott Ian

b) Joey Ramone

c) Steve Stevens

d) Perry Farrell

Ready, set go! You have until 5:30pm EST on Thurs, Dec 6 to answer correctly. Don’t forget to tune in for tomorrow’s contest too. Baruch atah adonai, bitches!!


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