Legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI, BLACKTHORNE) has accepted an offer to join Italian guitarist Dario Mollo's new project ELEKTRIC ZOO. "The plan is [for the band] to tour Europe, including Spain, Austria, Belgium, Italy and the U.K., from mid-April to mid-May this year," reads a post on Bonnet's web site. "Hopefully the recording of an album will happen in summer and there will be another 25 gigs in the U.K. in October."

Bonnet was forced to cancel a gig in Tarzana, California last month after coming down with a serious sinus infection. The gig, which was announced in December, was set to feature Bonnet alongside the same musicians he used last year when he played the same venue (Paladino's): Howie Simon, Tim Luce, John Thomas and Stefan Svensson.


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