Jani Lane Joins Kix At Sunset Strip Show
August 30, 2010
Kix made a long overdue and hugely anticipated return to Hollywood on Friday, August 27 at the House of Blues Sunset Strip after nearly 20 years and joining them on-stage was former Warrant singer Jani Lane. Lane teamed up with Kix to perform “Cold Blood” and DJ Eric ILL recorded video footage which can be seen below.
Founded in 1978 in Hagerstown, Md., as The Shooze, the band changed its name to The Generators before settling on KIX. KIX signed with Atlantic Records in 1981, and released seven albums between 1981 and 1995, including the hugely popular “Midnight Dynamite” showcasing such favorites as “Cold Shower”, “Sex” and the title track “Midnight Dynamite”. KIX hit platinum success in 1988 with “Blow My Fuse,” featuring such hits as “Cold Blood” and the smash power ballad “Don’t Close Your Eyes”. With the downfall of 80’s rock in the early 90’s KIX broke up in 1995.
KIX resurfaced in 2004, and began playing a few local sold out shows, but only in the Baltimore area. Then, in the summer of 2008, KIX performed outside its home area for the first time in 13 years at two of the biggest rock festivals in the US: Rocklahoma in Pryor, Okla., and Rock the Bayou in Houston, Texas. KIX garnered “Best Performance” at both festivals, a dubious distinction considering KIX shared the stage with Sammy Hagar, Alice Cooper, Tesla, Queensryche, Ratt, Lita Ford, Warrant and more.
From 2009 to now, audiences are thrilled to see KIX performing more successful festival and sold out shows outside Baltimore.
Yesterday Sleaze Roxx reported that Jani Lane would be filling in on select Great White shows while Jack Russell recuperates from a perforated bowel.
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