High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! White Lion is an American/Danish hard rock/heavy metal band that was formed in New York City in 1983 by Danish vocalist Mike Tramp and American guitarist Vito Bratta. Mainly active in the 1980s and early 1990s, the band achieved double platinum status with their #8 hit "Wait" and #3 hit "When the Children Cry" from their second album Pride. The band continued their success with their third album Big Game. After the fourth album Mane Attraction, White Lion disbanded in 1992, but was reformed again by Tramp in 1999 with all new musicians.