SPREAD EAGLE vocalist Ray West has annnounced his East and West Coast tour dates:
May 06 - Cat Club, Hollywood, CA
May 09 - The Joint, Beverly Hills, CA
May 11 - Paladino's, Tarzana, CA
May 13 - The Cheyenne Saloon, Las Vegas, NV
May 16 - The Saint, Asbury Park, NJ
May 17 - Dingbatz, Clifton, NJ
May 18 - Maximum Capacity, Chicopee, MA
May 19 - Rusty G.'s Place, Lowell, MA
May 20 - The Lucky Dog Music Hall, Wocester, MA
May 21 - Snitch, New York, NY
As previously reported, George Lynch's (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and Paul Stanley's (KISS) guitar techs — Gerry Ganaden and Francis Stuart, respectively — are among the musicians that will be backing Ray West on his upcoming West Coast solo trek. The band lineup will consist of Andrew Freeman (GEORGE LYNCH) on guitar/vocals, Gerry Ganaden on guitar/vocals, Francis Stuart on bass/vocals, Jonathan Gerard (THIRTY STONES) on drums, and Ray West on vocals. West's set will include SPREAD EAGLE classics as well as select solo songs.
Rough mixes of Ray West solo tracks "No State of Grace" and "Stolen" can be heard at his MySpace page.
SPREAD EAGLE last fall completed the "Back On The Bitch Tour 2006" with a lineup that included founding members, Rob De Luca (bass) and Ray West (vocals). Joining them was John Macaluso on drums (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TNT),who played on the group's "Open to the Public" album. On guitar was Chris Caffery, who is best known for his work with SAVATAGE and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA.
Lovember Records, in association with Universal Music, reissued SPREAD EAGLE's debut album last summer. Considered to be a "classic," this record was newly remastered and contains all 11 songs, including the hits "Switchblade Serenade", "Scratch Like A Cat", "Broken City" and "Thru These Eyes". The album is only available for purchase at www.lovemberrecords.com.