Frontiers Records has announced the signing of White Lion for the band's first studio album in 16 years, entitled "Return Of The Pride". The CD was produced by Mike Tramp and Claus Langeskov during 2007 in both Australia and Copenhagen and is scheduled for release on March 14.

According to singer Mike Tramp, the album title could be interpreted in two ways. "In a musical sense, we have taken a step back in time rather than a step forward in time," he says. "Over the course of this album, lyrically and musically many concepts and themes have been explored. Maybe "Return Of The Pride" means something entirely different."

White Lion will hit the road again in the summer of 2008. "We are not interested in fixing what isn't broke," says Mike. "Our mission is simple: to bring the classic sound of White Lion to the people that still live for that music." Mike adds that the band's new album will be "classic rock in its truest form and a representation of the musical influences that have attached themselves over time.

"Return Of The Pride" tracklist:

01. Sangre de Cristo
02. Dream
03. Live Your Life
04. Set Me Free
05. I Will
06. Battle at Little Big Horn
07. Never Let You Go
08. Gonna Do It My Way
09. Finally See The Light
10. Let Me Be Me
11. Take Me Home (European Bonus Track)

In other news, White Lion is completing work on a 60-minute live DVD from its 2005 Bang Your Head!!! festival appearance, featuring interview footage along with other bonus material. A clip from the performance can be viewed here.

All info on http://www.miketramp.com and http://www.myspace.com/returnofthepride.

Upcoming White Lion tour dates:

APRIL 2008

04/17 Canyon Club Las Vegas, NV USA
04/18 House Of Blues Hollywood, CA USA
04/19 Club Studio 183 Monterey, Mexico
04/20 Nebu Bar Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico
04/21 Hard Rock Live Mexico City, Mexico
04/23 Voce Lima, Peru
04/24 Galpon 6 Galpon 6, Chile
04/26 Circo Voador Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

JUNE 2008

06/08 Sin City Swansea, UK
06/09 The Yardbirds Grimsby, UK
06/10 The Cluny Newcastle, England
06/12 Astoria 2 London, England
06/13 The Rosetta Bar Belfast, Northern Ireland
06/14 The Corporation Sheffield, England
06/15 JB's Dudley, UK
06/18 Smuget Oslo, Norway
06/19 U.L Ørnen Leknes Ungdomshus Leknes, Norway
06/20 Drammens Teater Drammen, Norway
06/21 Flora Hallen Flora, Norway
06/25 Nieuwe Nor Heerlen. Holland
06/26 Elysee Montmartre Paris, France
06/27 Bang Your Head Festival Balingen, Germany

JULY 2008

07/01 Z7 Pratteln, Switzerland
07/03 Sala Heineken Madrid, Spain
07/04 Sala Totem Villaba (Navarra)
07/05 Capitol Santiago, Spain
07/06 Apolo2 Barcelona, Spain
07/11 Sottotetto Bologna, Italy
07/12 Dynasty Rivalta La Morra, Italy

AUGUST 2008

08/02 Mose Rock Festival Dalmose, Denmark
08/09 NorbergsRocken Festival Kärrgruveparken, Sweden
08/15 Metal Rock Fest Lillehammer, Norway
08/16 Pumpehuset Copenhagen, Denmark


Source: miketramp.com
 
Posted: 23.03.2008 by Ether



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