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Slash Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Slash Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Thursday 11th September, 2014 9:10AM

Legendary guitarist Slash is heading down under next year for two New Zealand shows with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators (Frank Sidoris, Brent Fitz and Todd Kerns). The former Guns N' Roses lead guitarist has been performing with the act for several years, and this upcoming tour will be off-the-back of Slash's third solo studio album World on Fire,  which features Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators and is due for New Zealand release tomorrow. The arena-sized shows in Hamilton and Wellington will be opened by Hamilton act, Devilskin. Here are the details...


Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

Tuesday 17th February 2015, Claudelands Arena, Hamilton
Wednesday 18th February 2015, TSB Arena, Wellington


Here's a video of Slash performing live with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators last year in Las Vegas...


   And here is a classic clip video for 'Welcome to the Jungle' from Guns N' Roses heyday...


PRESS RELEASE:

SLASH
featuring
Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators
WORLD ON FIRE TOUR

Stewart Macpherson of the Stetson Group is pleased to announce, legendary British-American musician / songwriter and former lead guitarist of Guns N Roses, SLASH is bringing his WORLD ON FIRE tour to Hamilton’s Claudelands Arena on February 17 and Wellington’s TSB Arena on the 18 February 2015 with a show that promises to set your world alight!

WORLD ON FIRE is a full throttle, in-your-face, a hunk of burning rock n roll that takes no prisoners.

Kiwi’s will be able to mosh to iconic Guns N Roses and SLASH tracks along with songs from the new WORLD ON FIRE album featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators - singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge), & the Conspirators, Frank Sidoris, Brent Fitz and Todd Kerns.

Hamilton band Devilskin (Jennie Skulander, Paul Martin, Nic Martin and Nail) will open for SLASH.

Named as ‘one of the greatest guitar players of all time’, SLASH has amassed album sales of over 100 million copies, has won seven Grammy nominations, a Grammy award and countless accolades.

In 1993 he formed Slash's Snakepit and, in 2002, co-founded the super-group Velvet Revolver. He went on to release two solo albums, Slash (2010) and Apocalyptic Love (2012) - which produced SLASH two #1 US solo hits with You’re a Lie and Standing in the Sun.

WORLD ON FIRE the album is out Friday 12 September through Sony Music and smokin hot tickets to the WORLD ON FIRE shows go on sale on Monday 15 September.

“I think it’s time to set this world on fire / I think it’s time to push it to the edge”
“It may never be this good again”

Tuesday 17 February 2015, Claudelands Arena, HAMILTON
Wednesday 18 February 2015, TSB Arena, WELLINGTON

ON SALE 9am Monday 15 September
Tickets: Ticketek.co.nz





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