Happy Birthday today (July 4) to Richie Scarlet. The guitarist for Ace Frehley's band is 61. Other rockers celebrating include singer Mark Slaughter of Slaughter (52) and singer Michael Sweet of Stryper (53).

“The Emperor of Rock n Roll” Richie Scarlet is currently the guitarist in Ace Frehley’s band. In addition to his work with Ace Frehley, Scarlet has played with Leslie West and Mountain, Sebastian Bach of Skid Row, members of the Alice Cooper Group, Chubby Checker, and many others. I got to see Richie perform to packed house this past weekend had his annual birthday show in Middletown, NY. He rocked as usual! Had a great time and look forward to his show with Ace Frehley at Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY Oct. 8.

For more on Richie Scarlet, check out his official website here and you can link up to his Facebook page.

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