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August 1, 2023

Great news for fans of ’90s band Heavy Bones as its lead vocalist Joel Ellis appears to be closer to released an album featuring rare and unreleased archives. Heavy Bones consisted of Ellis (Cats In Boots) on lead vocals, Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot) on drums, Gary Hoey (ex-Lita Ford) on guitar and Rex Tennyson on bass, and they released one self-titled album in 1992 before disbanding.


The Real Heavy Bones: An Exclusive Interview With JOEL ELLIS Of HEAVY BONES

Friday, July 7, 2023

Podcaster George Dionne, interviews hard rocking lead singer Joel Ellis of Heavy Bones, Cat's In Boots, Merri Hoaxx and more about the treasure trove of unreleased music he is currently hard at work getting into the hands and ears of his fans

Poisoned Rock

May 15, 2023


Joel and Ada talk Cats, Bones and more in this hour-long interview out of Italy. Old fans and new, you won't want to miss it!


Nothing Shocking Podcast Ep. 107

May 3, 2022


Welcome to The Nothing Shocking Podcast 2.0 Reboot episode 107, on this episode our guest is Joel Ellis (Ellis Island, Heavy Bones, Cats In Boots). 

Bring Back Rock

April 30, 2022


Hear about a band that flew under the radar back in the day but released an album that has remained a cult favorite of 80's rock fans.

Viva La Fiesta Con Lucas

February 22, 2022


Lucas interviews Joel Ellis from Merri Hoaxx, Cats in Boots, Heavy Bones, Ellis and Angel, Ellis Island, and more!


August 28, 2020

Former Cats In Boots and Heavy Bones lead vocalist Joel Ellis was recently interviewed by Metal Mike for the 80’s Glam Metalcast podcast.

80's Glam Metalcast Ep. 52

August 20, 2020

In this episode, Metal Mike talks to the killer vocalist from Cats in Boots, Merri Hoax, and Heavy Bones - Joel Ellis. This part 1 of a 3 of a cool set of interviews with Joel. He talks a lot of Heavy Bones and his plans for future music in this one.


June, 2005

First off lets go way back in the day... how did you hook up with the guys in Cats N Boots...?

J.E.-I was up to my elbows in the Hollywood music scene through the 80’s and was with Atlantic Recs with my band from Cleveland, Ohio “Merri Hoax”. Things got out of hand...

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