GREAT WHITE, QUIET RIOT, L.A. GUNS To Perform At JANI LANE Memorial Concert
A public memorial for late WARRANT singer Jani Lane — with
performances by fellow metal rock bands, including GREAT WHITE, QUIET
RIOT, ENUFF Z’NUFF and L.A. GUNS — will be held on Wednesday,
August 24 at Key Club in Hollywood, California.
300 free tickets will be
given out at the Key Club box office starting at 10:00 a.m.
performed on August 12 on Lane proved inconclusive pending the results of
toxicology tests, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s
Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter says it may take seven
or eight weeks to finalize the cause of death.
Investigators found a
half-empty bottle of vodka and prescription medication in the hotel room where
Lane was found dead on August 11, according to TMZ.com.
Lane was pronounced dead by Fire Department personnel who
responded to a call shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the Comfort Inn in the 20100
block of Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills, California, the Los Angeles
Police Department said.
“He was one of the great rock-and-roll
frontmen and singers of all time,” Jani‘s manager and longtime friend
Obi Steinman said. “His music helped shape the ’80s.”
had battled alcoholism for years and also had a history of alcohol-related
arrests. The singer’s sister, Vicky Oswald-Ley, told
RadarOnline.com that the death of their mother seven years ago affected
Lane‘s battles against alcohol. “She would always talk him into going
into rehab and hospitals,” she said. “I think when she passed, that desire to
stay healthy died too.”
“He finally succumbed to that,” Steinman
said. “He lost his battle over alcohol.”