Legendary has rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) will sing in seven special shows called "The Countdown Spectacular 2" in August and September in Australia. The dates are as follows:
Aug. 18 - Newcastle Entertainment Centre - Newcastle, Australia
Aug. 21 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Australia
Aug. 24 - Acer Arena - Sydney, Australia
Aug. 28 - Derwent Entertainment Centre - Hobart, Australia
Aug. 30 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Australia
Sep. 02 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre - Adelaide, Australia
Sep. 05 - Burswood Dome - Perth, Australia
According to a posting on Bonnet's web site, "Graham will sing your favorite tunes 'Baby Blue' and 'Warm Ride' in each show, so please don't miss it!"
In other news, plans exist for Graham Bonnet to tour Finland with Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE) in August. About four gigs are in the works, with Graham and Joe backed by local band. More information will be available soon.
As previously reported, the reformed ALCATRAZZ has announced a headlining concert at Paladino's in Tarzana, California on Friday, May 25 at 11:00 p.m. Bonnet is joined in the new group by guitarist Howie Simon, drummer Glen Sobel and bassist Tim Luce.
ALCATRAZZ is is currently writing material for a new CD, to be released later in 2007. The band's high-energy live show will incorporate all the ALCATRAZZ classics, as well as highlights from Graham Bonnet's years with RAINBOW, MSG and IMPELLITTERI.