L.A. GUNS, SLAUGHTER, GREAT WHITE To Perform At 'Stripped' CD Launch Party

January 25, 2005

NIGHT RANGER, L.A. GUNS, SLAUGHTER, GREAT WHITE, Jani Lane (formerly of WARRANT),Kip Winger (WINGER),and Freddie Curci (ALIAS, accompanied by Jason Hook) are among the artists that will perform acoustic sets at Stripped On The Strip, the record release party and concert performance for "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" on Monday February 7 at the Key Club, located at 9039 Sunset Blvd. In West Hollywood, California.

These hard rock artists will be taking the stage together for one evening in an unprecedented acoustic collaboration in celebration of Sidewinder Music's February 8 release of "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped". The "Stripped" compilation will be on sale through Tower Records at the show, and with every CD purchased, fans will receive a raffle ticket for an acoustic guitar signed by the performing bands that will be given away at the end of the evening. Following the show, select artists will be available to all in attendance for autograph signings.

General admission tickets are $18.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door and are on sale at the Key Club box office as well as all Ticketmaster outlets. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. with music starting at 9:00 p.m. and set order is as follows: Freddie Curci, L.A. GUNS, SLAUGHTER, Kip Winger, GREAT WHITE, Jani Lane, NIGHT RANGER.

"Stripped" offers fans intimate, one-of-a-kind versions of such classic cuts as POISON's "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" and QUEENSRŸCHE's "Silent Lucidity" (from "MTV Unplugged"); SCORPIONS' "Wind Of Change" (from "Acoustica Live"),FIREHOUSE's "When I Look Into Your Eyes" (from "Good Acoustics"),WARRANT's "I Saw Red"; SLAUGHTER's "Fly to The Angels" (from "Stick It To Ya") and a solo performance by Kip Winger of WINGER's "Miles Away". This rare power ballad compilation also features a live acoustic version of TESLA's "The Way It Is", and an a capella track of "More Than Words" from EXTREME.

"Stripped" also features six new acoustic recordings including versions of
NIGHT RANGER's "Sister Christian"; CINDERELLA's "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)"; L.A. GUNS' "Ballad of Jane"; WHITE LION's "When The Children Cry"; ALIAS's "More Than Words Can Say" and GREAT WHITE's "Save Your Love".

"VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" full track listing:

01. POISON - "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" (4:27)
02. NIGHT RANGER - "Sister Christian" (5:08) (New Recording)
03. SCORPIONS - "Wind of Change" (5:30)
04. CINDERELLA - "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)" (5:09) (New
05. QUEENSRŸCHE - "Silent Lucidity" (5:29)
06. EXTREME - "More Than Words" (4:09)
07. WARRANT - "I Saw Red" (3:44)
08. TESLA - "The Way It Is" (6:03)
09. WINGER - "Miles Away" (3:58)
10. L.A. GUNS - "Ballad of Jane" (4:56) (New Recording)
11. WHITE LION - "When The Children Cry" (4:30) (New Recording)
12. FIREHOUSE - "When I Look Into Your Eyes" (4:04)
13. SLAUGHTER - "Fly To The Angels" (3:22)
14. ALIAS - "More Than Words Can Say" (3:51) (New Recording)
15. GREAT WHITE - "Save Your Love" (5:25) (New Recording)

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