Great White will be releasing their new album ‘Elation’ on May 18th through Frontiers Records, the band’s first recording with former XYZ vocalist Terry Ilous.

Great White guitarist Mark Kendall recently stated, “First of all this will be our very first studio album with our new singer Terry Ilous, The new release will include 12 new original songs. Secondly it will be released in all of Europe, Japan and USA the same day, May 18th. All the promotion for the album begins on April 18th. This is just a brief pre-announcement. We are extremely excited about our new studio album and are looking forward to sharing our new music with you all.”

The band  recorded a live album at the Key Club in Hollywood on March 22nd for a future release, possibly by the end of 2012. The band also filmed the show for a possible combo CD/DVD release.

Great White is: Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (keyboards/guitar), Scott Snyder (bass), Audie Desbrow (drums) and Terry Illous (vocals).