The original members of rock group MR. Big have announced their first U.S. tour in 15 years.
Eric Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey will hit the road in San Diego, California on 30 July (11) for a 20-date tour.
The band is promoting its new album, What If - their first since Hey Man 16 years ago.
Gilbert says, "Man, it's been a long time. I can't wait to play our first show in America.
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