Black ‘N Blue Reunion Charges Ahead With Festival Dates


July 7, 2008

As previously reported, BLACK ‘N BLUE has launched a reunion in 2008featuring four original members in Jaime St. James (vocals), Jef “Woop”Warner (guitar), Pete Holmes (drums), and Patrick Young (Bass). The fourmembers are joined by second guitarist, Shawn Sonnenschein, who has been inthe fold since 2003 when the band had played a few dates. Sonnenschein isthe replacement for original guitarist, Thommy Thayer, who is currently inKISS.

The band was reactivated earlier this year after St. James departure fromWarrant. “My 4 years in Warrant were awesome. I made some lifetime friendsand will always cherish that time in my life. That being said, it feels sogood to sing the great Black ‘N Blue tunes again,” St. James says.

The band is scheduled to play this year’s Rocklahoma Festival on Saturday,July 12. In addition, the band has also been added to the main stage at theRock the Bayou Festival in Houston on Labor Day Weekend where they arescheduled to perform on Sunday, August 31. Further show announcements areexpected in the coming weeks. There is also a plan to tour the UK andEurope in early November, with further information to be announced shortly.

In addition to the shows, Black ‘N Blue will also hit the studio in thecoming months to complete the long awaited released, “Hell Yeah!”. Plansfor its release will be announced later this year.

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