According to Metal Sludge, WHITE LION will no longer support POISON and RATT on their upcoming co-headlining summer tour.The band has reportedly been removed from the bill due to a threat of legal action by former WHIE LION guitarist Vito Bratta in connection to the use of the WHITE LION name. The POISON/RATT tour will kick off June 13 in Greenville, South Carolina at Bi-Lo Center. WHITE LION vocalist Mike Tramp recently made an appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM to respond to an interview with Vito Bratta in which Vito expressed interest in reuniting with his former band. While Tramp didn't rule out the possibility of a collaboration with Vito, he made it clear during his appearance on "Friday Night Rocks" that he wanted Bratta to take the first step and stop making excuses for why he has remained musically inactive for the past 15 years. WHITE LION's "The Definitive Rock Collection", a two-disc compilation featuring the band's hit 1987 single "Wait", plus "When Children Cry", "Tell Me", and several rare rehearsal recordings, came out on January 23 via Rhino.
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