Jameson Raid rubbed shoulders with NWOBHM greats like Def Leppard in the late 70s but while the Sheffield outfit progressed to conquer America, the Brummie Raid faded into oblivion.
On Sunday, Jameson Raid will play together at Bilston's Robin 2 for the first time in 28 years.
America's Shadow Kingdom Records released a Jameson Raid compilation disc, Just As The Dust Had Settled, with High Roller Records chipping in with a vinyl version of the album.
We've been practising for a year and we've rehearsed a new track for the shows, There And Back, written by Ian about being in Jameson Raid - and now being back in Jameson Raid.
TicketInfo JAMESON RAID Sunday July 18: Robin 2, Bilston (01902 401211) Friday July 23: O2 Academy, (0844 477 2000)
Zissman is happy to allow Chamberlain to exonerate himself from blame, especially from complicity in the notorious Jameson Raid.
Both Rhodes and Chamberlain were implicated in the Jameson raid but a subsequent inquiry turned into a whitewash and neither had to produce the telegrams that were said to implicate them.
Also on This Day -- 1800: Birth of CharlesGoodyear, inventor of vulcanised rubber; 1809: Birth of statesman William Gladstone, who served as prime minister four times; 1893: Birth of author and feminist Vera Mary Brittain; 1895: The Jameson Raid
into the Transvaal took place; 1930: Radio Luxembourg began broadcasting; 1940: German bombers dropped 10,000 bombs on London, one of the worst nights during The Battle of Britain.