JACK RUSSELL AND GREAT WHITE REACH AN AGREEMENT OVER THE USE OF “GREAT WHITE” NAME

jackRussell Great White and co-founding member/original lead singer Jack Russell have announced that they have entered into an agreement settling their pending litigation over the “Great White” name.

In March, 2012, Russell sued his former band-mates Mark Kendall, Michael Lardie and Audie Desbrow over their continuing use of “Great White” after Russell had taken a leave of absence from the band for medical reasons. The band countersued, and the parties have been involved in contentious litigation for the last year. After three days of closed-door mediation before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carla Woehrle, the parties reached a comprehensive agreement. While many of the terms of the agreement will remain confidential, it can be revealed that, going forward, the current Great White band will continue to use the name “Great White”‘ and Russell will perform under the name “Jack Russell’s Great White.”

Jack Russell’s Great White has hit the high seas to embark in a two month two moth voyage across the Nation until early Fall.

Multi-Platinum original singer of Great White still brings it to the stage belting out all the original beloved songs that made the band take a place in rock history. Russell will be performing all their greatest hits from Save All Your Love, One Bitten Twice Shy, Rock Me and more.

Jack Russell’s Great White Tours Dates – More to be added~

7/23/13 Fargo, ND The Windbreak – ** Venue Change
7/24/13 Dickinson, ND Army’s West Sports Bar
7/26/13 Royalton, MN Halfway Jam Festival Grounds
7/27/13 Savage, MN Neisen’s Sports Bar & Grill
7/28/13 Thunder Bay, ON Crocks
7/31/13 Oklahoma City, OK Chameleon Room

08/2/13 St. Louis, MO Fubar
08/4/13 Etobicoke, ON The Rock Pile
08/8/13 Sturgis, SD Glencoe Camp Resort
08/9/13 Sturgis, SD Eeasyrider’s Saloon
08/10/13 Hazel Green, WI Sandy Hook Tavern
08/12/13 Clifton, NJ Dingbats **** New Show
08/13/13 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
08/15/13 Clarion, PA Wasteland Live
08/16/13 White Marsh, MD House Of Rock
08/17/13 Lancaster, PA Village Nightclub
08/19/13 Warren, PA Holiday Inn (Acoustic Performance)
08/20/13 Luzerene, PA Brews Bros West
08/22/13 Appleton, WI Luna Lounge
08/23/13 Viroqua, WI Vernon County Fiargrounds – JAMMIN
08/24/13 Muscatine, IA Elms Supper Club & Lounge
08/27/13 Little Rock, AR Revolution Music Room
08/29/13 San Antonio, TX Boozehounds
08/30/13 Dallas, TX The Boiler Room
08/31/13 Houston, TX Concert Pub North

09/2/13 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Harley
09/7/13 Clovis, NM Curry County Events Center
09/8/13 El Paso, TX Pop’s Cantina
09/14/13 Versailles, OH BMI Indoor Speedway
09/20/13 San Juan Capistrano, CA The Coach House
09/21/13 Corona, CA Marquee 15
09/28/13 Macon, GA Cox Capital Theatre

10/18/13 North Platte, NE Sculley’s Shooters – Skull Fest
(JACK RUSSELL OF GREAT WHITE ACOUSTIC)
11/29/13 Agoura Hills, CA The Canyon

For more information, please visit www.jacksgreatwhite.com or www.facebook.com/jacksgwpiratespage.

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Comments

  1. MikeyMan says:

    So nothing changed.
    Same 2 bands, same names they’ve each been using.

    Can’t wait for Queensryche, and Geoff Tate’s Queensryche.

  2. Johnny Polli says:

    man, again no east coast stops, other than NJ? ahhhhhh….

  3. richman says:

    Why would anyone care about any GREAT WHITE? They have 1 cover song and hearing their name just drums up tragedy. It s over and it never was there to begin with. Here s an original idea write a sex, drugs and rock n roll memoir. We didn’t t need 2 L A Guns, 2 ASIA s, certainly not 2 Queensryches and God help us 2 Great Whites. Be grateful ONCE BITTEN pops up on compilation albums from time to time. How ’bout 2 Green Jellys, 2 Slades, 2 Adler s Appetites, 2 Lizzy Bordens, 2 Peter Chriss es, 2 Iron Butterflies, 2 Paul Di Annos, 2 Loudnesses, 2 KATT s, 4 Mercyful Fates, 15 King Diamonds, 30 Neil Diamonds, and 3,566,789,324 Lemmy s? ANYONE NAMED GREAT WHITE PLEASE JUST STAY THE F@#K HOME.
    ANYONE NAMED GREAT WHITE JUST STAY THE F@#K HOME.

  4. richman says:

    Imagine breakfast at some town diner. HEY WHICH GREAT WHITE IS PLAYING THE BOWLING ALLEY 2NITE? I M ONLY GOING IF IT S JACK RUSSELLS? I M ONLY GOING IF IT S GREAT DANE S? I M ONLY GOING IF IT S BULL TERRIER S? Who cares? We need 2 Great White s like we need more conflict in the middle east. Like Kenny Rogers needs more plastic surgery. I d rather watch a BEER MONEY marathon than see GREAT F@#KING WHITE.

  5. richman says:

    GREAT WHITE s music was the original score for SCHINDLER S LIST, but the actual survivors found it overly depressing. HOSTEL 4 will be using G W music in a torture chamber. How ’bout 2. KINGDOM COME s, 2 THOMPSON TWINS, 4 LITA FORD s, 9 Kevin Dubrow tribute bands ( 4 of which refuse to play songs off METAL HEALTH cause it s too commercial), 2 EUROPE s, 2 BLACKMORE S NIGHT s, and 2 TOAD THE WET SPROCKETT s.

  6. Dude, the last stupid DIE HARD movie was like THE GODFATHER compared to G W. Jason F@#king Bay the worst METS player ever was like Babe Ruth next TO GW. My beef is the existence of 2 G W s. How is that possible? ONCE BITTEN their absolute best song is at best theme music for 2 40 year old crack whores with no teeth eating each other while the guys laugh at them at a white trash bachelor party.

  7. I d rather be sunburnt with diahrea and forced to eat Kettle Corn than listen to the better of the 2 G W’s. I m a metalhead who prefers Mellissa Ethridge and TLC to G W.

  8. We need 2 GREAT WHITEs like GROWN UPS needed a sequel. Like another nude Geraldine pic. 2 GREAT WHITEs is like being a MORMON and all 15 of your wives have their period at the same time.

  9. Let’s take this whole Great White compromise one more step. Given all that Eddie Trunk does for so many bands/organizations, I say many bands/organizations should change thier names to:

    Eddie Trunk’s Van Halen
    Eddie Trunk’s Winery Dogs
    Eddie Trunk’s Kix
    Eddie Trunk’s Kiss
    Eddie Trunk’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    Eddie Trunk’s XM-Sirius
    I’m just saying wink-wink…..smile

  10. Dude can they mix members? Like GREAT WHITE FEATURING MEMBERS OF GREAT WHITE WITH OPENING ACT GREAT WHITE WITH SPECIAL GUEST GREAT WHITE.

  11. Would you rather make $7.70 an hour @ WALMART or $5.00 an hour for playing bass for the non Jack Russell G W or $6.00 an hour for JRGW? Imagine a grouppie who only bangs JRGW not GW? We need more DIO DISCIPLES cause DIO rocks. Imagine gang wars between East Coast GW and. West Coast GW.

    • OK wait a second. I’m pretty sure you’d make the $6.00/hr for the ‘Great White’ Great White, and $5.00/hr playing for the ‘Jack Russell’s Great White’ Great White. Jack Russell would be playing the salad bar at the Holiday Inn, while Great White would be in the Lobby of the Holiday Inn as guests walk in (and then promptly running out). To suggest otherwise is highly offensive. But just wait, I’m sure there will be other musicians we actually know getting into both versions of these bands. Like Jack’s version will one day get Juan Crocier on Bass or Frankie Banali on drums, while the ‘Great White’ Great White will soon have Carlos Cavazo on guitar and Bobby Blotzer on drums.

  12. richman says:

    I think Cavazo is booked by Eddie to be guest guitarist on TMS season 19. So hold your horses there pal. This whole sordid affair takes on a more sinister tone when you look @ Jack Russell s pic and realize that he is stealing Bret Michael’s look. How dare you? How dare you Jack Russell? What next, DON T EVEN THINK OF COVERING TALK DIRTY TO ME! THAT IS A TIMELESS CLASSIC AND YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO. NONE NONE

  13. richman says:

    Appreciate this tour while it lasts, Jack Russell is on the short list of VELVET REVOLVER hopefulls. He is also linked to LED ZEPPELIN MICHAEL JACKSON and though a longshot Tony Soprano in a new version of that show.

  14. richman says:

    BREAKING NEWS… RICHIE SAMBORA IS FORMING HIS OWN GREAT WHITE CALLED GREAT WHITE 3D WITH THE GUYS FROM WAS (WASP OFFSHOOT NO JOKE), LISA MARIE PRESLEY, BILL WARD (IF OFFERED A SIGNABLE CONTRACT), AMANDA BYNES AND RICHARD DREYFUSS AS HOOPER.

  15. You guys crack me up. I would think at this point in time Great White could book a phone booth and there’d still be room for me to walk in a make a call. Arguing over the name Great White is like bickering over a cigarette butt at an intersection. As far as I’m concerned you can throw in Kingdom Come and White Lion for starters.

  16. richman says:

    There is nothing funny about this. The future of the GREAT WHITE moniker is at stake here and YOU are making cigarette references. The intersection is spot on for GREAT WHITE is at a crossroads. They should duke it out on reality TV for the title GREAT WHITE. 55 Year old buffoons on high wires swinging pool noodles at each other as they fall into a vat of David Coverdale s seman. Last dry man standing gets the rights to the name.

    • You are completely forgetting the original base player Lorne Black. That guy hasn’t been in the band for years, but could show up at any minute with GWIV. This street fight could turn into appointment TV. White Lion (with just Mike Tramp) could be the opening act and then that could turn into a spin off show when Vito Brata finally shows up after all these years with VITO BRATA’S WHITE LION!

      • How about Great Whitesnake Lion? Seriously, this is some of the funniest shit I’ve read in a while! Keep up the good work everyone. Carry on. Jesus loves you.

  17. richman says:

    LOL. You re mocking WHITE LION and rightfully so but next to GREAT WHITE that sh*t is like RAINBOW RISING or SABOTAGE. I wonder which GW would be more apt to cover EVERYBODY WANG CHUNG TONIGHT? or 80s era JEFFERSON STARSHIP? Couldn’t t hurt. How bout 2 WANG CHUNGs one of which are actually Chinese guys? Maybe a white LIVING COLOR? An all Jewish STRYPER and METAL CHURCH? DAVE MUSTAINE S METTALICA? GLEN HUGHES’ BLACK SABBATH FEATURING TONY IOMMI WITHOUT TONY IOMMI?

    • LMAO – holy crap richman that last rant was the best of all. A Jewish Stryper?! I’m going to have to stop reading your takes when I’m in my office. I’ve got tears coming out of my eyes from laughing so hard.

  18. richman says:

    QUEEN + PAUL ROGERS – PAUL ROGERS = QUEEN. PAUL FREHLEY + STANLEY EISEN = PAUL STANLEY and ACE FREHLEY. WTF. CROSBY STILLS NASH YOUNG – CROSBY STILLS NASH YOUNG = 0. WHITE LION + GREAT WHITE × 2 = SOMETHING F@#KING AWFUL

  19. richman says:

    This has been a great day and I hope you guys liked my writing. One place JRGW is playing is called FUBAR. That says it all.

  20. Hey DR, all those guys you mentioned are broke and will play Holiday Inns. They signed K-Y contracts in the 80’s and are paying for it now. Vito Bratta could form a band with Banali, Juan,Blotz & Jack. Coming to Dingbats in Clifton in ’14 or Elm’s Lounge in Iowa. Maybe a cruise from Jersey City to Brooklyn.

    • Lee, I like were your going with that. If you use those 4 guys and use the initials of their names the way you did, you get BJ’s. Or they could go with BJ’s Squared. Or BJ’s and more BJ’s. Are you in marketing?

  21. A cruise from Jersey City to Brooklyn accentuated by the brilliance of Jack Russell + co. is the perfect setting to propose to the mother of your children. A real lady with class. No body piercings or STDs or white sneakers. I m talking the one you cannot let getaway. NOT A WOMAN BUT A WHORE I CAN TASTE THE HATE. Excuse me…. A school teacher type with a shaved pu##y who drinks wine but never finishes one glass ’cause that would be gluttonous that is who you take on a GREAT WHITE cruise. Maybe if he s not busy, JR could announce your love to the rest of the GREAT WHITE ARMY present and JRGW will do a moving rendition of HERE COMES THE BRIDE. That is motherf@#king romance.

  22. Also look @ that group photo @ the top of the page. Are those the most badass looking guys who sing macho metal for free @ chicken barbecues in Houston and Missouri? Why the angry faces? Rock music is fun. Smile and take pride (WHITE LION reference) in your JACK RUSSELL GREAT WHITENESS. Cheer up and entertain (doh! ) the masses. Everybody loves a band with JRGWs pedigree. NO MORE LAWSUITS. NO MORE FIGHTS And God will wipe away the tears and there will be no more suffering…

  23. richman says:

    The reality is the ABU GHRIAB inmates were okay with the dog collars, ass pyramids, being pissed on, and bit by dogs but they knew they were being short changed when JACK RUSSELL GREAT WHITE showed up instead of GREAT WHITE GREAT WHITE to do a show for the down and out terrorists in jail. An indignity like that must be avenged. One original member. WELL F@#K YOU! They had to blow the whistle. The TALIBAN have taste in their GREAT WHITEs.

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