Wednesday, November 20, 2019

JACK RUSSELL 'GREAT WHITE' LEGENDARY FRONTMAN UP CLOSE & PERSONAL ON INTERVIEWING THE LEGENDS W/RAY SHASHO BBS RADIO

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vocalist, songwriter and founding member 
of early '80s hard rock radio staples 

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ON TOUR NOW/NEW ALBUM in 2020

UP-CLOSE AND PERSONAL 
California native Jack Russell is a rock vocalist and songwriter, and a founding member of early-'80s hard rock radio staples Great White. Citing influences like Robert Plant and Steven TylerRussell spent his formative years fronting high-school bands. In 1977 he co-founded the band Danté Fox alongside guitarist Mark Kendall. In 1981 the band changed its name to Great White, and in 1984 the group issued its eponymous debut album via EMI.


 Great White hit it big in 1987 with their third LP, Once Bitten..., which featured the hit single "Rock Me," and again in 1989 with ...Twice Shy, which included their chart-topping cover of Ian Hunter's "Once Bitten Twice Shy." Russell left the group in 1996 to pursue a solo career, and released Shelter Me in 1999 via MVP Records. That same year saw Russell rejoin the band, but by 2001 Great White had called it quits, holding a farewell show on New Year's Eve at the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana, California.

The following year saw Russell begin touring under the name Jack Russell's Great White. The outfit gained international attention in 2003 after a massive pyrotechnics failure at the Station nightclub in Rhode Island set fire to the venue's ceiling, resulting in the deaths of 100 concertgoers. 
By 2005, the stress from lawsuits, inner band turmoil, and 
 Russell's substance abuse problems had taken its toll, and Jack Russell's Great White ceased operations.



The original lineup of Great White re-formed for a tour and released their tenth studio album, Back to the Rhythm, in 2007. Another studio LP, Rising, followed in 2009, but it would be Russell's last outing with the group. In 2011, after a period of recuperation following multiple back surgeries stemming from a fall in 2009, a newly sober Russell began operating once again under the Jack Russell's Great White moniker. In 2017 the band released its debut studio album, He Saw It Comin', via Frontiers Records.  



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GREAT WHITE IS:
Jack Russell (Vocals)
Tony Cardenas-Montana (Guitar)
Robby Lochner (Guitar)
Dan McNay (Bass)
Dicki Fliszar (Drums) 



J  A  C  K
R  U  S  S  E  L  L
FOUNDER & FRONTMAN
for 'G R E A T  W H I T E'
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
on INTERVIEWING THE LEGENDS 
with RAY SHASHO
BBS RADIO
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