Great White's Jack Russell To Mark Station Nightclub Fire Anniversary

01/16/2013
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(Classic Rock) Former Great White frontman Jack Russell will play an acoustic show next month to mark the tenth anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people including guitarist Ty Longley.

The Station nightclub in Rhode Island burst into flames during a Great White show on February 20, 2003, as a result of the band's pyros making contact with flammable soundproofing foam. Within six minutes it had become the fourth-most-deadly club fire accident in US history, injuring 230 along with the fatalities.

Russell, who formed his own version of Great White in 2011 after splitting with the original lineup, says: "My heart aches for all the families and friends of the victims whose lives will forever be changed by this terrible tragedy. more on this story

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