On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.
We spoke with Great White keyboardist Michael Lardie about the current state of Great White and his tenure in Night Ranger.
Great White's commercial breakthrough, '...Twice Shy,' was released on April 12, 1989.
Great White's ever-shifting lineup is too complicated for all but the most ardent fans of the band -- which now includes two separate touring incarnations and the ever-present threat of a lawsuit. But no matter who's in the group, one thing remains the same: The shadow cast by the fire that claimed the lives of 100 people at a Great White show on Feb. 20, 2003.
Great White singer Jack Russell was involved in a drunken boat crash recently, but as the now-sober rocker proudly explains, he wasn't the one causing the damage, and luckily nobody got hurt very badly.