||SLASH ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM AND EUROPEAN TOUR
27 May 2014
Slash and his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will release their new album World On Fire on September 15 via Slash's own label Dik Hayd International distributed through Roadrunner Records (Europe, Middle East, Africa, & Latin America).
The group revealed the cover artwork for World On Fire designed by American contemporary artist Ron English today. Featuring the blazing title track as the first single, the disc marks Slash's third solo album and second one with his band featuring Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass).
Slash and Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have announced additional USA solo dates in between their summer tour with Aerosmith through July/August/September 2014. The band also announce a full European tour in November and December 2014, to include their first ever UK Arena headline tour.
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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 critically acclaimed 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.
WORLD ON FIRE TRACKLIST:
World on Fire
30 Years to Life
Bent to Fly
Too Far Gone
Beneath the Savage Sun
Iris of the Storm
'World On Fire' is available four weeks in advance of the UK general release as a Classic Rock Fanpack, which consists of
- The Full Album
- 116 page magazine featuring exclusive interviews with Slash, the band, producer Michael Baskette and cover artist Ron English. A Slash and Myles track-by-track breakdown. Exclusive pictures from the recording sessions as well as a brand new shoot, competition and much more.
- Giant double sided A1 poster
- Metal Pin Badge
Pre-orders are available from 27th May via http://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/slash. Orders made before 12pm (GMT) on Monday 11th August to receive an exclusive personalised giant poster featuring your name.
EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
Mon 10th Nov Dublin, O2 Arena - IRELAND
Wed 12th Nov Paris, Le Zenith - FRANCE
Sat 15th Nov Basel, St. Jakobshalle - SWITZERLAND
Sun 16th Nov Turin, Palaolimpico - ITALY
Mon 17th Nov Florence, Mandela Forum - ITALY
Wed 19th Nov Vienna, Stadthalle - AUSTRIA
Thu 20th Nov Krakow, Krakow Arena - POLAND
Sat 22nd Nov Munich, Zenith - GERMANY
Sun 23rd Nov Cologne, Palladium - GERMANY
Mon 24th Nov Amsterdam, Heineken Music Hall - THE NETHERLANDS
Wed 26th Nov Brussels, Forest Club - BELGIUM
Fri 28th Nov Manchester, Phones 4U Arena - UK
Sat 29th Nov Leeds, Leeds Arena - UK
Mon 1st Dec Birmingham, LG Arena - UK
Tue 2nd Dec London, Wembley Arena - UK
Thu 4th Dec Glasgow, Hydro Arena - UK
Pre-order Slash's new album to gain access to an exclusive presale.
Presale starts on Wednesday May 28 at 10am. Select from either Classic Rock's Fanpack including the CD, or the digital album. There are VIP packages available for every date.