GREAT WHITE will be guests on the US nationally syndicated radio show Rockline with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, August 13th at 8:30 PM (PT) / 11:30 PM (ET). The band will be performing live and plugged-in! Fans are encouraged to speak with the band by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to log onto the internet for the broadcast go to ROCKLINERADIO.COM
Metal Express Radio recently spoke to Great White singer Jack Russell and guitarist Michael Lardie. When asked how the band have managed to keep going so long while a lot of your contemporaries have fallen by the wayside?
Jack: "You know I don’t really know. I guess it’s because we’ve always been honest with the music. There’s still a passion there. We’ve had our ups and downs, the band split and we’ve had different versions. I did solo stuff for a while, which turned back into Great White and then we had the Rhode Island tragedy. All I can say is it’s really neat to be back with an audience out there and to be playing with the guys that have been around me for twenty seven years. The magic is still there and when we did the last record it felt like we’d never stopped. There had been a gap of eight or nine years between the last record and the new one, and yet everything was cool and the chemistry was still there."
Michael: "One guy once pointed out to us that bands with dynamics will always last and that by playing from 'Save Your Love' to 'Step On You' with all points in-between, we would last. He was citing bands like THE WHO and I was like 'Wow!' He was a top sound guy and he said, 'You guys will last because you have that X – factor that other bands haven’t got. You guys play in and out rather than just the one thing.'"
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