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White Lion was a hard rock/heavy metal music band of the 1980s and early 1990s. The band was formed in New York City in 1984 by Denmark-born vocalist Mike Tramp. After moving from Denmark, Mike met guitarist Vito Bratta, forming a band.

Later, the band grew to include drummer Nicki Capozzi and bassist Felix Robinson. The band was signed by a small label called Grand Slam records in January 1985. While recording the song The Road to Valhalla, both Capozzi and Robinson left the band. Nicki Capozzi was replaced by Dan Spitz, and Felix Robinson was replaced by James Lomenzo. Within a month of joining, Dan spitz left and was replaced by former Anthrax drummer Greg D'Angelo.

The band then finished their debut album, Fight to Survive, which was released on November 9, 1985. A few months later, Grand Slam records went bankrupt.

In 1986, White Lion, with a fictitious "female" member, had a brief part in the Tom Hanks/Shelley Long movie The Money Pit. Early in 1987, the band was signed by Atlantic Records. By then, their debut album was out of print and extremely hard to find.

On June 21, 1987, their second album, Pride, was released (the same day as Keel's Keel album, and Helix's Wild in The Streets) The first single from Pride was 'Wait/Don't Give Up, released on June 1, 1987. However, it took seven months before the song became a hit.

The Pride tour started in July 1987 as White Lion opened for Ace Frehley's 80s band Frehley's Comet. In September 1987, White Lion became the opening band for KISS (who had just started their Crazy Nights tour).

White Lion spent the rest of 1987 on tour with KISS. In January 1988 started opening for AC/DC on their Blow Up Your Video tour.

While opening for AC/DC, the Pride album and Wait single finally charted. Wait hit #8 on the singles chart, while Pride stalled at #11 on the album chart.

In August 1988, the album's second single Tell Me stopped at #58. Around the time this single was released, White Lion played at the Ritz club in New York City. Like Guns N' Roses, White Lion's show at the Ritz was filmed and later aired on MTV.

White Lion concluded the Pride tour by opening for Stryper from September 1988 to February 1989 during Stryper's In God We Trust tour. The Pride album's third single When The Children Cry made it to #3, making Pride one of about 18 hard rock albums to ever have multiple top 10 hits.

In August 1989, White Lion released their third album Big Game. This was followed, in 1991, by Mane Attraction. Unfortunately, by the end of 1991, White Lion had broken up.

As an afterthought, Atlantic Records released the Best of White Lion compilation album in 1992. It must be noted that the song "Radar Love" was included in this album, a cover considered by many, one of the best ever made.

In 1993, bassist James Lomenzo joined former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde in a band called Pride and Glory, while vocalist Mike Tramp started a solo career.

Towards the end of 2003, Mike Tramp said that White Lion was planning to reunite. This statement was quickly denied by the other members.


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This statement was quickly denied by the other members. The first official Pilates Studio (http://www.pilates-studio.com/) was opened in New York in 1926. Towards the end of 2003, Mike Tramp said that White Lion was planning to reunite. It has also been combined with yoga to form Yogilates. In 1993, bassist James Lomenzo joined former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde in a band called Pride and Glory, while vocalist Mike Tramp started a solo career. In recent years it has become a popular fitness modality. It must be noted that the song "Radar Love" was included in this album, a cover considered by many, one of the best ever made. It has been used to train dancers in flexibility and physical strength.

As an afterthought, Atlantic Records released the Best of White Lion compilation album in 1992. It was originally used to bring injured dancers back to full fitness, the idea being more to build bodily co-ordination and flexibility than stamina or muscle strength. Unfortunately, by the end of 1991, White Lion had broken up. As with yoga, the human body itself is used as "weights" in training, to build strength, and flexibility is targeted, without a focus on high-powered cardiovascular exercise. This was followed, in 1991, by Mane Attraction. In terms of physical exercise Pilates exercise resembles yoga but without the spiritual element. In August 1989, White Lion released their third album Big Game. In all forms, the "powerhouse" (abdomen, lower back, and buttocks) is supported and strengthened, enabling the rest of the body to move freely.

The Pride album's third single When The Children Cry made it to #3, making Pride one of about 18 hard rock albums to ever have multiple top 10 hits. Pilates also designed five major pieces of unique exercise equipment that can be optionally used. White Lion concluded the Pride tour by opening for Stryper from September 1988 to February 1989 during Stryper's In God We Trust tour. The most frequent form, called "matwork", involves a series of calisthenic motions performed without weight or apparatus on a padded mat. Like Guns N' Roses, White Lion's show at the Ritz was filmed and later aired on MTV. He designed more than 500 specific exercises. Around the time this single was released, White Lion played at the Ritz club in New York City. Pilates preferred fewer, more precise movements, requiring proper control and form.

In August 1988, the album's second single Tell Me stopped at #58. Instead of performing many repetitions of each exercise, Joseph H. Wait hit #8 on the singles chart, while Pride stalled at #11 on the album chart. The Pilates Reformer is based on this concept, and one will note the militaristic movements throughout Pilates. While opening for AC/DC, the Pride album and Wait single finally charted. Thus the creation of a series of movements that could be done in this position was created. In January 1988 started opening for AC/DC on their Blow Up Your Video tour. In World War I, Joseph Pilates served as a medic for the German forces, and was investigating ways that soldiers could rehabilitate themselves while being bed ridden.

White Lion spent the rest of 1987 on tour with KISS. Joseph Pilates called the method The Art of Contrology, which refers to the way the method encourages the use of the mind to control the muscles. In September 1987, White Lion became the opening band for KISS (who had just started their Crazy Nights tour). The Pilates Method is a physical fitness system which was developed in the early 20th century by German-American Joseph Pilates. The Pride tour started in July 1987 as White Lion opened for Ace Frehley's 80s band Frehley's Comet. However, it took seven months before the song became a hit.

On June 21, 1987, their second album, Pride, was released (the same day as Keel's Keel album, and Helix's Wild in The Streets) The first single from Pride was 'Wait/Don't Give Up, released on June 1, 1987. By then, their debut album was out of print and extremely hard to find. Early in 1987, the band was signed by Atlantic Records. In 1986, White Lion, with a fictitious "female" member, had a brief part in the Tom Hanks/Shelley Long movie The Money Pit.

A few months later, Grand Slam records went bankrupt. The band then finished their debut album, Fight to Survive, which was released on November 9, 1985. Within a month of joining, Dan spitz left and was replaced by former Anthrax drummer Greg D'Angelo. Nicki Capozzi was replaced by Dan Spitz, and Felix Robinson was replaced by James Lomenzo.

While recording the song The Road to Valhalla, both Capozzi and Robinson left the band. The band was signed by a small label called Grand Slam records in January 1985. Later, the band grew to include drummer Nicki Capozzi and bassist Felix Robinson. After moving from Denmark, Mike met guitarist Vito Bratta, forming a band.

The band was formed in New York City in 1984 by Denmark-born vocalist Mike Tramp.
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