Racer X will perform at the 2009 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which will be held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
Commented Racer X guitarist Paul Gilbert: "Ibanez guitars is celebrating the 20th anniversary of my PGM guitar with a concert at the NAMM show."
The concert will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2009 at the Sheraton Park Ballroom and will not be open to the public.
Paul said, "It is very exciting for me to be the featured artist for Ibanez this year, so I am glad that I can do something special for this concert. I can't think of anything better than a killer set of Racer X!" He added, "I can't wait to play some killer heavy metal with my favorite metal band!"
Andy Timmons and his band will open the show, followed by a solo set from Paul Gilbert, and finally Racer X. The Racer X lineup will consist of Paul Gilbert, Scott Travis (Judas Priest), Jeff Martin (Badlands, Msg) and John Alderete (The Mars Volta).
The last Racer X performance in the U.S. was held on May 25, 2001. It was filmed for the live DVD "Live At The Whisky - Snowball Of Doom".
Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.net.