SLASH has amassed album sales of over 100 million copies, garnered a GRAMMY Award and seven GRAMMY nominations and was inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame.Time magazine named SLASH #2, behind Jimi Hendrix, on its “The Ten Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time” list. SLASH helped create signature sounds like the guitar riff on #1 hits for Guns N Roses“Sweet Child o’ Mine” and “Welcome To The Jungle.” After leaving the band, SLASH went on to critical acclaim with SLASH’s Snakepit and global success with the supergroup Velvet Revolver.
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On September 16,SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will release their new album WORLD ON FIRE via SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International distributed through Caroline. The group have revealed the cover artwork for WORLD ON FIRE designed by American contemporary artist Ron English (see below).The disc marks SLASH’s third solo album and second one with his band The Conspirators featuring MYLES KENNEDY (vocals), BRENT FITZ (drums) and TODD KERNS (bass).
For WORLD ON FIRE, SLASH and his band tapped Michael "Elvis" Baskette (Alter Bridge, Falling In Reverse, Incubus) to produce. Among the 17 songs is an instrumental--a powerful new turn for the band. WORLD ON FIRE is the follow-up to 2012’s Apocalyptic Love which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and earned SLASH two No. 1 U.S. rock radio hits--his first-ever solo--with “You’re A Lie” and “Standing In The Sun.”SLASH officially began recording as a solo artist with his self-titled 2010 debut album which employed a different vocalist on each track of his first album including Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie and Myles Kennedy among others.
SLASH and Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have announced additional solo dates in between their summer tour with Aerosmith. The group will preview new songs for fans on the trek which kicks off Thursday, July 10 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, NY (see the full itinerary below). Special ticket packages include: amazing seats (Level 1 tickets), an exclusive autographed SLASH lithograph, a Digital Download of the new SLASH albumWORLD ON FIRE and a merchandise voucher worth $50, redeemable in the SLASH Exclusive Online Store. For all packages, visit: http://slashonline.com/tour.
Check out the exclusive behind-the-scenes documentarySLASH’s “Real To Reel” at: www.slashonline.com. The innovative online series documentedthe entire in-studio recording process from the first day of recording to the last; the multi-segment fly-on-the wall series follows Slash and The Conspirators from pre-production at NRG Studios in Los Angeles to Studio Barbarossa in Florida, as they write, play, create and record WORLD ON FIRE from start to finish.
SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators tour datesare as follows:
Hampton Beach, NH
Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Ottawa Bluesfest (non-headlining)
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Hard Rock Live
Riverbend Music Center
Tinley Park, IL
First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
N. Kansas City, MO
Harrah's N. Kansas City - Voodoo Lounge
Talking Stick Resort & Casino - Ballroom
Las Vegas, NV
MGM Grand Garden Arena
Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena At Harvey’s
Sleep Train Pavilion
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Hard Rock Casino - Vancouver
The Gorge Amphitheatre
American Airlines Center
The Woodlands, TX
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ
Jiffy Lube Live
DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sydney, NS, Canada
Open Hearth Park
* Indicates Headlining Shows.