GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ROCKSTAR, SLASH, TO PERFORM IN ANTHEM MAY 19TH | Hard Rock Sioux City

GRAMMY AWARD WINNING ROCKSTAR, SLASH, TO PERFORM IN ANTHEM MAY 19TH

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (February 23, 2014) –Grammy award winning artist, SLASH, is scheduled to perform in Anthem with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators for their World on Fire Tour. The concert is set for Tuesday, May 19th at 8pm.

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 27 at 10am online or at the Rock Shop.

SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators: World on Fire Tour is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19th at 8pm.

SLASH—the iconic American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer–has amassed album sales of over 100 million copies, garnered a GRAMMY Award and seven GRAMMY nominations and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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 before embarking on his own solo career.

Time magazine recently named SLASH #2, behind Jimi Hendrix, on its “Ten Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time” list.  SLASH landed on the top of the charts again with his first solo album, Slash (2010) which featured Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie, Myles Kennedy and more. Shortly after, he then formed his current band: SLASH: Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators who have now been touring the world over and making music for four years.

WORLD ON FIRE is the new album from SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, and it comes on full throttle and in-your-face, a hunk of burning rock ‘n’ roll that takes no prisoners. Intensifying the band’s sound and vision, it marks the follow-up to their successful and acclaimed 2012 debut, Apocalyptic Love, also released on SLASH’s own indie Dik Hayd International label distributed through Caroline.

WORLD ON FIRE represents that chemistry, as SLASH, vocalist MYLES KENNEDY, bassist TODD KERNS and drummer BRENT FITZ blaze through 17 songs that run the gamut of topics, some derived from tour bus conversations between the singer and guitarist. These range from the pointed sexual politics of “Battleground,” “Dirty Girl” and “Stone Blind,” the anti-war sentiments of “Dissident” and the coming-of-age saga “Bent to Fly,” to such charged issues as elephant poaching (“Beneath the Savage Sun”), child abuse in the Catholic Church (“The Unholy”), addiction (“Wicked Stone”) and the perils faced by females of a certain age in show business (“Withered Delilah”). There’s also a song inspired by Mad Men’s Don Draper (“Shadow Life”) and a rockin’ instrumental (“Safari Inn”).

 

Three new concerts have also been added to the May and June concert list. Tickets for these concerts go on sale Saturday, February 28 at 10am online or at the Rock Shop. Complete details about these acts can be found at www.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com/events.

Friday, May 15 – Chris Carmack

Saturday, May 23 – Here Come the Mummies

Saturday, June 13 – Cowboy Mouth

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