Original Great White vocalist Jack Russell has teamed up with another former GW front man, Terry Ilous, the man who initially replaced him in the band, for a cover of Tom Petty’s 1989 hit, “I Won’t Back Down.”
Said Ilous about the project, “Jack and I have recorded an intimate cover of this iconic song written by Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne - Why this song ? Well, despite the many hurdles life places in front of you, one should never give up and keep the faith!”
The song is currently available for purchase with a “name your price” option. According to Ilous, “All funds go to paying the band, studio, engineers, and production team. No matter what you choose, we thank you all for your support of new music, and for keeping the music scene alive.”
Additionally, Russell and Ilous will be performing together for one night only at Rockefellas bar in Corona, California, on October 29 for what is being billed as an "acoustic storytelling show."
Said Ilous, "This will be a great show. We will be playing your favorite songs, discussing our long careers, how the hits came to be. And 100% of the ticket sales will be going to the Warrior Built Foundation. Support local vets and have a great time!"
Tickets are $16.95 in advance and $25.00 day of show. All purchase information is here.