The Fantastic Rick Allen Experience with Def Leppard

Drummer Rick Allen offers exclusive sound check and backstage packages for Def Leppard concerts Summer 2012 to benefit our veterans wounded in battle.

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Rick Allen of Def Leppard

Rick Allen of Def Leppard Ash Newell Photography

"It’s a special moment before the crowds arrive when it all comes down to the listener and the music. I am looking forward to sharing that,” stated Allen.

Las Vegas, NV / Nashville, TN / New York City, NY / Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 01, 2012

Raven Drum Foundation announced the Fantastic Rick Allen Experience Def Leppard meet and greet packages. The packages will be held at the Def Leppard Rock of Ages Tour with Poison. The experience will include the Rick Allen Drum Sound Check Party; guests will have the venue to themselves as they watch Rick Allen sound check for Def Leppard pre-concert, exclusive party limited to 4-6 guests. Guests will enjoy the best seats (tickets included): 1st, 2nd and 3rd rows (Vegas 2nd section, 1st row). Guest will also have quality time with Rick Allen backstage pre-concert including photo and autograph opportunities with Rick Allen. Guest will receive the exclusive Rick Allen/Raven Drum gift bag. (Please note that, to date, half of the packages have sold.)

“Our wounded warriors need our help. My hope is that in offering this special package to our donors and fans, we will raise money and build relationships to do great work with our warriors. Our donors are an essential part of our mission and I am so grateful to meet them backstage,” stated Allen. Raven Drum Foundation has offered backstage opportunities before but has not offered sound check for over 5 years. “I am happy to invite special guests to sound check. It’s a special moment before the crowds arrive when it all comes down to the listener and the music. I am looking forward to sharing that,” stated Allen.

Dates are as follows: Las Vegas, NV June 23, 2012. Nashville, TN July 3, 2012. Newark, NJ July 11, 2012. Austin, TX September 4, 2012.

For more information on the Fantastic Rick Allen Experience visit:

All monies raised will benefit the Raven Drum Foundation’s Veteran Resiliency Project.

About The Raven Drum Foundation
Raven Drum Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Rick Allen, drummer for Def Leppard, and Lauren Monroe, musician and healer. Raven Drum's mission is to serve, educate and empower veterans and people in crisis. The foundation engages music as a tool for healing allowing participants to use rhythm as a form of release, an avenue for empowerment and a means to connect to others. Through the foundation’s acclaimed Resiliency Radio radio show with Rick Allen and special guests, thousands are reached around the globe.

For more information visit the Raven Drum Foundation website:

Media Contact:
Jennifer Buzza, Director
Raven Drum Foundation
310- 779-6717