Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Benji Madden and Riki Rachtman set for Ellismania 5

Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden and Headbanger’s Ball Host Riki Rachtman Step Into The Ring To Battle at ELLISMANIA 5

With little more than a week remaining, thousands are anticipating JASON ELLIS and the return of his biannual ELLISMANIA event! ELLISMANIA 5: ‘Get These Brawls’ is scheduled to take place on April 3rd at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and features a headline fight between punk rock royalty BENJI MADDEN and TV Personality RIKI RACHTMAN (MTV’s Headbangers Ball, VH1’s Daisy of Love).

It has also been revealed that ELLIS’ band TAINTSTICK (featuring BENJI MADDEN on bass) will be headlining two shows that weekend at Wasted Space inside the Hard Rock. TAINTSTICK unveiled their furious comedy/metal debut album ‘6lbs of Sound’ on October 27, 2009 via Suburban Noize Records; charting at #120 on the Billboard Top 200. JASON ELLIS has also been nominated for a REVOLVER Magazine Golden God Award in the category of ‘Most Metal Athlete’. Voting can be done at

JASON ELLIS will also be taking part in 2 fights at ELLISMANIA 5: ‘Get These Brawls’. The first pits him against MMA star Kit Cope and Animal Planet’s Donald Schultz in a blindfolded boxing match, while the second features ELLIS taking on wheelchair rugby player Mark Zupan (MTV’s Murderball) in a ‘Wheelchair Fight’. For tickets and more info, visit:

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