Vegas Rock Revolution #6: Void Vator, The Babes, & Crimson Riot @Vamp’d 7/19/18

Vegas Rock Revolution Showcase:  Void Vator / The Babes / Crimson Riot at Count’s Vamp’d Las Vegas 7/19/18

Punk power trio Crimson Riot created an uprising of rockers to their feet as they dived into a 30 minute set of 90’s era style punk originals (think Green Day, Social D, Offspring).  As recent winners of the TopGolf   “Who Will Rock You” they came in confident and sharp.  Roxy Gunn is a force to be reckoned with.  Total pros and with their infectious upbeat style got the fans moving early.

The Babes who are from Australia drove in the middle of the night from L.A.  to be part of “The Morning Blend” on KTNV Channel 13 bright and early in the morning here in Sin City.  12-14 Hours later  they were up on stage bringing a big dose good time rock and roll.  Front man Joey Ryan with his Viking looks kept the crowd on edge as he dived around on stage and drank copious amounts of Southern Comfort.  Donna Demasi on lead guitar and some vocals along with her sister Moni Lashes on drums brought more sex appeal and style to this titillating show. Corey Stone the younger but yet much bigger brother held down things with his steady bass style.

Headliner Void Vator returned for their second visit to Count’s Vamp’d and 4th with Vegas Rock Revolution took the stage with a swagger that harkens back to the peak times of metal in the 80s.  Their strong two guitar attack, lead by front man Lucas Kanopa and Erik Kluiber (formerly of White Wizzard/ Gypsyhawk). These two have different styles but yet mesh so good with each other.  The boys from Void Vator broke out a tribute to Vinnie Paul with a fiery rendition of Pantera’s “Goddamn Electric”.

The crowd was left wanting more as the guys left the stage drenched in sweat from another great show in Vegas. It was an amazing night and truly it was so impressive how each band supported each other all through the night which is becoming a common theme at Vegas Rock Revolution Showcases.



  • Client: John Gist
  • Year: 2018
  • Agency: Photography of Leah Burlington