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Artist of the day: Jon Oliva's Pain

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Trough his metal band Savatage, Jon Oliva was one of the founding members of the Tampa Bay metal scene. And he played a key role in the formation of an even bigger band: Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

Today, his musical focus is Jon Oliva's Pain, alongside Matt LaPorte (guitar), John Zahner (keys), Christopher Kinder (drums) and Jason Jennings (bass). Since 2003, they have performed under a handful of names, building a huge fan base across the country and even overseas, thanks to their take-no-prisoners classic metal sound.

Jon Oliva's Pain will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at the State Theatre in St. Pete, alongside The Eternal Affect, Psyaxis, Thrown Alive and more. Tickets are $15-$18. After that, it's off to another tour of Europe.

Click here for tickets to Friday's show.

[Last modified: Monday, September 6, 2010 5:33pm]

    

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