News Segment


April 12, 2005

The Official Whitesnake website,, recently posted the folling message regarding Marco Mendoza’s departure. No word yet on who will be the new Whitesnake bassist.

“Whitesnake singer David Coverdale regrets to announce that he and bass player/singer Marco Mendoza have mutually agreed to go their separate ways… Marco has other musical avenues he wishes to pursue that conflict with Whitesnake activities… They wish each other well in their independent endeavors… Whitesnake are currently seeking a replacement for their forthcoming US tour…”

The Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues show – 2005 TOUR
Confirmed dates as of April 12th

Wed 6-22 Seattle, WA Paramount
Fri 6-24 CANCELLED Konocti Harbor
Sat 6-25 L.A, CA House of Blues
Sun 6-26 L.A, CA House of Blues
Wed 6-29 Alpine, CA … in the Park
Thu 6-30 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
Fri 7-1 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
Sun 7-3 Denver, CO Universal Pavilion
Thu 7-7 Green Bay, WI Oneida Casino
Fri 7-8 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
Sat 7-9 Muskegon, MI Heritage Landing
Wed 7-13 Lansing, MI Adado Riverfront
Sat 7-16 Walker, MN Moondance Jam

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