No Pyrotechnics Mentioned
The Smoking Gun has obtained a copy of Great White’s rider, a kind of contract between the band and venues where it plays, specifying details of the planned performance, and listing what the band expects the venue to provide. There is nothing in the contract mentioning that the band will be using pyrotechnics in its performance. This would appear to back up the contention of the Rhode Island club’s owners that the band never told them they would be using pyrotechnics in their performance — a claim that’s been backed up today by the owners of two other clubs where this band recently played. It’s too early to say for sure, but it’s looking more and more like this hair-metal band is responsible for the death of 94 of its fans, and its own guitarist.