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Slash News: U.S. Fall Tour dates announced, Hollywood Walk of Fame, AmpliTube Slash

by on Jul.01, 2012, under LINKS, ROCK NEWS, ROCK TOUR DATES, VIDEO

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have announced a fall headlining tour with openers Foxy Shazam starting September 4th in San Diego, CA. and wrapping up on October 3rd in Los Angeles. It adds more dates to a previously announced summer North American tour that will kick off on July 12th, after Slash receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 10th.

For the tour, Slash teamed with Guitar Center–the world’s largest music retailer-–to offer a one of a kind opportunity to twenty unsigned American bands. 20 bands will be hand selected to be Slash’s opening acts and will perform on the fall tour in the cities closest to their hometown. At the end of the fall run, one of the opening bands will be named by Slash as the grand prize winner of Guitar Center On Stage. Not only will the bands be opening for one of the world’s greatest guitarists, but they will also receive a tour support prize pack that includes gear from Ernie Ball, Zoom, Dunlop, Monster Cable, Pro-Mark, and Converse. The top performing band on the tour, as selected by Slash, will be named the grand prize winner and take home $10,000 in guitars from Gibson and Epiphone, plus a $5,000 shopping spree at Guitar Center and more. The 20 bands will be announced in August.

The exclusive presale for Citi card members starts Tuesday, July 3rd. Citi card members will also have special access to tickets as well as VIP experiences at www.citiprivatepass.com. A limited amount of VIP packages–including a chance to meet Slash and get an autographed guitar–will also be available for fans during the pre sale which begins Tuesday, July 10th. General public on sales will begin Friday, July 13th. Ticket info will be available at slashonline.com.

Jul. 12 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Jul. 13 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
Jul. 14 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Jul. 16 – Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee
Jul. 17 – Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Jul. 19 – Medicine Hat, AB – Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
Jul. 20 – Saskatoon, SK – TCU Place
Jul. 21 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
Jul. 23 – Thunder Bay, ON – Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
Jul. 25 – Belleville, ON – Empire Square Live
Jul. 26 – London, ON – Harris Park
Jul. 27 – Montreal, QC – Olympia Theater
Jul. 29 – Quebec City, QC – Agora de Quebec
Jul. 30 – Moncton, New Brunswick – Centre-Casino Moncton
Jul. 31 – Halifax, NS – Cunard Events Centre
Aug. 2 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
Aug. 3 – Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theatre
Aug. 4 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Aug. 7 – Dubuque, IA – Diamond Jo Casino-Mississippi Moon Bar
Aug. 8 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
Aug. 10 – Sturgis, SD – Buffalo Chip Campground

Fall Headline Tour with Foxy Shazam:
Sep. 4 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
Sep. 5 – Phoenix, AZ – Celebrity Theatre
Sep. 7 – Austin, TX – Stubbs
Sep. 8 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
Sep. 9 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Sep. 11 – New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
Sep. 12 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
Sep. 16 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom*
Sep. 18 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
Sep. 19 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
Sep. 21 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
Sep. 22 – Detroit, MI – Fillmore
Sep. 23 – Toronto, ON – Sound Academy*
Sep. 25 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
Sep. 28 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater
Sep. 29 – Springfield, MO – O’Reilly Family Events Center
Oct. 2 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
Oct. 3 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
*Slash only

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Slash will be receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this coming July 10th at 11:30AM. The Hard Rock Cafe will help celebrate the dedication of Slash’s star with an exclusive VIP after party featuring a Q&A with the man himself, and an acoustic set with singer Myles Kennedy. There are 2 ways to get into the event: listen to 95.5 KLOS in Los Angeles or be one of the first 200 fans in line at 9AM. Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood is located at 6801 Hollywood Blvd #105. Get all the details here: www.hardrock.com

Slash wants to help you make a hit record.

The former Guns N’ Roses guitarist has partnered with IK Multimedia to create AmpliTube Slash, a new software package that turns your digital device into an interactive production studio. According to the product’s website, users will be able to record songs using Slash’s signature lines of Marshall amps and effects pedals.

AmpliTube Slash is available now. It will run you $9.99 for the mobile app and $79.99 for the desktop version. Check out more here.


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