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Duane Hitchings, formed The New Cactus Band. The New Cactus Band released "Son of Cactus", which was a huge hit. But these new band didn't consist of original members of Cactus. The members of The New Cactus Band were Mike Pinera, from the band Blues Image and Iron Butterfly, was the guitarist, Roland Robinson was the bassist and Jerry Norris was the drummer. After some time the The New Cactus Band dissolved.

Rusty Day, in the '70s again formed the band Cactus in Orlando. The members of these newly formed Cactus consisted of Steve Dansby as the guitarist, Dan Keylon as the bassist, he was later replaced by John Sauter on bass, Frankie Robbins as the drummer and was later replaced on Gary Moffatt. Frankie Robbins, who was the brother of Dennis along with Dan Keylon used to play with the Rockets and Jim McCarty. In the year 1982, Rusty died and the band was dissolved.

After a long time, Cactus re-surfaced again in the year 2006. The band performed in two shows both in New York City, the first one is a radio appearance on 92.3 Free FM, and the other one at B.B. King's Blues Club in Times Square. Actually the later show was a kind of warm up show, which ignited a kind of interest among their fans. After the re-union, their biggest performance was at the Sweden Rock Festival in Norje, Sweden, which was a huge crowd-puller and was a smashing hit. The members of Cactus 2006 are the original members Appice, Bogert and McCarty and are joined by vocalist Jimmy Kunes, from the band Savoy Brown who was the frontman, Randy Pratt joined the band in NYC and Sweden on harmonica. The members have also released a new album, "Cactus V".

A list of the albums released by Cactus are "Cactus" (1970), "One Way... Or Another" (1971), "Restrictions" (1971), "'Ot 'N' Sweaty" (1972), "Cactus V" (2006).

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An American rock band that was formed in the year 1969, as supergroup, but Cactus later became one of the first "hard rock" bands. In the year 1969, Tim Bogert, bassist of Vanilla Fudge rhythm section, met Carmine Appice, the drummer, guitarist Jeff Beck and singer Rod Stewart and together they decided to form a band. They played for quite some time, until Beck had to left the band as he was involved in an accident, while Stewart left the band and joined the band Faces. It created a void in the band Appice and Bogert began looking for members to fill their band. They met Jim McCarty, the blues guitarist from the band of Mitch Ryder's Detroit Wheels and The Buddy Miles Express, and also brought in singer Rusty Day, whose full name was Russell Edward Davidson from the band Amboy Dukes.

With the new line-up the group started practicing vigorously. They released albums one after the other, "Cactus", "One Way... Or Another" and "Restrictions". In 1971, McCary left the band as some troubles rose with the band members and he was followed by Rusty Day, though he was asked out of the band. The members then released their next album "Ot 'N' Sweaty". The album consisted of Bogart and Appice, joined by Peter French on vocals, Werner Fritzschings on guitar and Duane Hitchings on keyboards.

After which the band broke off in the year 1972, the members Bogert and Appice met Beck and with him they formed Beck, Bogert & Appice. With the formation of the new band, the members released one self titled "Beck, Bogart & Appice"studio album, which was an instant hit and released one live album "Live In Japan". The live album was released only in Japan. After that the band disbanded. Till date, they haven't released their second album. The albums consists of the recordings of the last concert of the band members, where they performed at the Rainbow Theatre in London in the year 1974.
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