Savage Messiah Lead singer Dave Silver embarks on 161 mile bike ride for Charity

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Hello Savages!

Big news – Savage Messiah front man David Silver is taking part in this years Heavy Metal Truant Bike ride in aid of the Nordoff Robbins Charity!

The bike ride idea started in 2012, where manager of IRON MAIDEN, RON SMALLWOOD, and Metal Hammer Editor-in-Chief ALEXANDER MILAS started the idea of influential people in the metal music community getting on their bikes and riding to Download Festival (instead of taking the limo or the helicopter), getting people to sponsor them then giving all the money to charityl  Last year the event last year raised almost 100,000GBP for Nordoff Robbins, Teenage Cancer Trust and Childline.

This year, our very own Dave Silver is taking this challenge to ride to Donnington in 3 days, covering 161 miles and very much looking forward to a festival at the end of it!

Riders have to raise a minimum of 1,300GBP to take part in the event, and we are asking for you to pledge on Daves page to ensure that he gets to ride with some complete legends and raise some proper cash for charity!

For more details of the event and how to sign up (If you fancy joining him), the HMT website is here:

Watch SAVAGE MESSIAH on an interview they recently did with Channel 4 News here:

See a photo of SAVAGE MESSIAH with Channel 4’s PAUL MASON at

You can also catch the band at these following performances this year:

Jun. 28 – South Lanarkshire, UK – Les-Fest
Jul. 19 – Manchester, UK – SOS Festival
Aug. 16 – Kettering, UK – Alt-Fest
Aug. 30 – Brighton, UK – Mammothfest
Nov. 08 – Manchester, UK – Headbangers Balls
Dec. 13 – London, UK – Underworld (w/ LAWNMOWER DETH, EVIL SCARECROW)

SAVAGE MESSIAH’s new album, THE FATEFUL DARK, is out now worldwide.  Get the album on CD and vinyl in Europe or in North America at

Watch SAVAGE MESSIAH’s new music video for the track “Hellblazer”, featuring famed London contortionist PIXIE LE KNOT (GAME OF THRONES Season 3, THE DEVIL INSIDE), at

Please pledge guys, and ensure Dave gets to do the bike ride, and raise money for a well deserved charity!

Cheers Everyone!

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