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Nightclub Owner Granted Early Release

The man jailed following the fire tragedy at a GREAT WHITE club gig in Rhode Island has been granted an early release from prison - but will not be freed until next year (09). Michael...

Rockers To Perform At Great White Tragedy Anniversary Concert

STAIND rocker AARON LEWIS, TESLA and STRYPER are to headline a benefit concert for the victims of the GREAT WHITE concert tragedy, which claimed 100 lives in February, 2003. Rock fans were killed as fire...

Broadway Strike Ends

A strike that threatened to cripple New York ahead of the festive season has ended after more than two weeks of industrial action.Over 20 Broadway shows had been shut down after stagehands walked out on...

By on 29 November 2007

Radcliffe Set For Broadway

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is to make his Broadway debut next year when the play Equus begins its run on the New York stage.The 18-year-old completed a critically lauded eight-week run in Peter Shaffer's...

By on 06 November 2007

Great White Singer Hopes Other Bands Learn From Club Tragedy

GREAT WHITE rocker JACK RUSSELL hopes the tragic 2003 nightclub gig blaze which killed 100 people will act as a permanent reminder to other groups not to set off pyrotechnics indoors. Russell insists he will...

Great White Manager To Be Released In March

The man largely responsible for the GREAT WHITE blaze tragedy that killed 100 rock fans in Rhode Island has been granted parole. Band manager Daniel Biechele will be released from prison in March (08) after...

Great White Manager Up For Parole

The former tour manager for U.S. rockers GREAT WHITE who ignited a 2003 nightclub blaze which claimed the lives of 100 people has a parole hearing scheduled for 19 September (07). Daniel Biechele pleaded guilty...

Great White Bandmates Ask To Be Removed From Blaze Case

Members of rock group GREAT WHITE have filed legal papers in a bid to distance themselves from those responsible for a 2003 nightclub fire which cost 100 people their lives. Bandmates MARK KENDALL, DAVID FILICE...

Great White Blasted For Charity Seal Gig

The families of the 100 people killed in a blaze at a GREAT WHITE gig in 2003 have blasted the American rock group after they announced they are playing a charity gig - for seals....

Great White Victims' Relatives Protest 'Lenient' Sentence

LATEST: The families of the 100 people killed in a blaze at a GREAT WHITE gig in 2003 have expressed outrage at the lenient sentences handed out to the venue's co-owners. MICHAEL and JEFFREY DERDERIAN...

Great White Reform After Tragedy

Rockers GREAT WHITE have reunited after taking a year off to consider their future following the fall-out from a 2003 fire at a show in Rhode Island, which left 100 people dead. An ill-advised pyrotechnics...

Great White Blaze Club Owners Sentenced

The owners of The Station nightclub in Rhode Island, where 100 people were killed in a blaze sparked by pyrotechnics at a GREAT WHITE gig in 2003, have pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter. But...

Jury Selection Begins In Great White Trial

LATEST: Jury selection began on Tuesday (05SEP06) in the trial of a nightclub owner in Rhode Island over an incident which saw pyrotechnics go awry during a GREAT WHITE show, killing 100 fans in 2003....

Great White Manager Seeks Reduced Sentence

GREAT WHITE's former tour manager is seeking a reduction in his four-year prison sentence for his involuntary manslaughter conviction, stemming from a 2003 nightclub fire. DANIEL BIECHELE was responsible for organising the stage pyrotechnics which...

Great White Star Has A Facelift

GREAT WHITE frontman JACK RUSSELL has gone under the knife to give his face a youthful new look and get rid of his "turkey neck". The 45-year-old rocker felt he needed to kick his alcohol...

Great White Manager Gets Four Years

Former GREAT WHITE manager DANIEL BIECHELE has been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of 100 people who burned to death at a gig he organised in February 2003. The American...

Great White Manager Writes To Relatives Of Fire Victims

GREAT WHITE's former tour manager, who in February (06) plead guilty to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to a nightclub fire, has handwritten letters of apology to the relatives of all the victims. DANIEL...

Great White Manager Pleads Guilty To 100 Manslaughter Charges

LATEST: Heavy rock group GREAT WHITE's former manager will plead guilty to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from April 2003's deadly nightclub fire. Superior court judge FRANCIS DARIGAN, 29, announced yesterday (31JAN06) that...

Great White Victims' Families Fight On With Criminal Case

The families of the victims of a nightclub fire, which blazed at a GREAT WHITE concert in 2003, are celebrating after being given the go-ahead to press on with a criminal case against the band's...

Stars Donate To Victims Of Rhode Island Fire

EMINEM, SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVE MATTHEWS, STING and a host of other musicians have donated signed items to an auction raising funds for those affected by the fatal fire at Rhode Island's Station nightclub in...

Great White Singer Refuses To Answer Suits

GREAT WHITE frontman JACK RUSSELL has refused to answer allegations in civil suits filed against him by victims of the deadly 2003 fire which was sparked by the band's pyrotechnics. In papers filed in...

Jagger And Kid Rock Help Great White Fire Victims

Stars like SIR MICK JAGGER, KID ROCK and R.E.M are joining forces to help the victims of a fire that killed 99 GREAT WHITE fans last year (03). The stars have donated autographed memorabilia...

Great White Sink Their Teeth Into Sick Album Release

Troubled rockers GREAT WHITE are demanding copies of a new hits album featuring a picture of a burning shark on the cover be removed from shelves because the project is in poor taste. The...

Great White Pull Album

A covers album by rock band GREAT WHITE has been hastily withdrawn - because its title BURNING HOUSE LOVE has been deemed in poor taste. The album, which was issued in Italy, was named...

Great White Star Remembers The Dead

GREAT WHITE frontman JACK RUSSELL will mark the first anniversary of the blaze that destroyed a Rhode Island nightclub during a gig by the band by remembering three pals who lost their lives in the...

Three Indicted In Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

The owners of the nightclub where 100 people were killed in a fire at a GREAT WHITE concert have been indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges, along with the band's tour manager. Club owners JEFFREY...

Great White Drummer In Car Smash

The drummer in tragedy-stricken rock band GREAT WHITE has been injured in a car crash. DERRICK PONTIER was involved in a three-car smash a few hours before a concert on Saturday night (27SEP03) in...

Rocker Fights Boxer Oscar Over Child Rights

Former GREAT WHITE drummer AUDIE DESBRO is trying to persuade boxer OSCAR DE LA HOYA to give up the lovechild he had with a Los Angeles club dancer. Desbro and his wife ANGELIQUE went...

Great White Finding Recovery Difficult

GREAT WHITE rocker JACK RUSSELL has found it incredibly traumatic dealing with the death of guitarist TY LONGLEY in February (03). The axeman died when Rhode Island club THE STATION became engulfed in flames...

Great White Call On Kiss For Help

Rockers GREAT WHITE are calling on KISS to help them raise cash for the families of victims of a fire tragedy in February (03), which left 99 fans and the group's guitarist dead. The...

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