WHITE LION's TROY PATRICK FARRELL To Sign With POISON's ROCKETT At NAMM

WHITE LION drummer Troy Patrick Farrell has issued the following update:

"Just got back from touring 33 countries and played shows between 42 and 42,000. We [WHITE LION] hit Indiana to India supporting [the band's latest album] 'Return of the Pride'.

"I hope to see some of you travel to NAMM, and if you're there, I'll be at Rockett Drum Works ([the company launched by] Rikki Rockett of POISON) booth 2253 to sign with Rikki Rockett and talk shop about the Rebel kit [see image below] I've been touring with since 2007 at 3:00 p.m. every day. I'll also be at Sabian and Vater Percussion at 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. the 16th and 17th, respectively."

This year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Important: The NAMM show is **NOT** open to the public. The only attendees are NAMM member companies and their invited guests.

WHITE LION released a 60-minute live DVD from its Bang Your Head!!! appearance in 2005, also featuring interview footage along with other bonus material. Entitled "Bang Your Head Festival 2005", the disc was made available in Europe on December 5, 2008 via Frontiers Records.

Frontiers Records released the comeback studio album from WHITE LION, entitled "Return of the Pride", in March 2008. According to a press release, "all the trademarks of the WHITE LION classic sound can be found again in the new album which offers a musical variety that covers the entire musical spectrum the band is well know for. 'Return of the Pride' kicks off with 'Sangre de Cristo', a thunderous epic that ventures into lyrical and musical territories best heard, than described. 'Battle at Little Big Horn' is the album's other soaring epic, a musical re-enactment of one of Native America's most significant historical events: Custer's Last Stand. Hook-laden rockers such as 'Dream', 'Live Your Life' and 'Finally See The Light' maintain a positive musical and lyrical vibe throughout the album, whereas 'Gonna Do It My Way' and 'Let Me Be Me' are the modern-day 'Living On The Edge' songs of rebellion." The CD was produced by singer Mike Tramp and bassist Claus Langeskov and recorded during 2007 in both Australia and Copenhagen, Denmark, in between touring commitments.

Hard Rock Hideout has posted video footage (see below) and a review of WHITE LION's November 9, 2008 concert in Louisville, Kentucky.

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