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Grammy-winning, iconic guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee marked a career milestone today, Tuesday, July 10, as he was honored with his own Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ’s star is located directly in front of the Hard Rock Café on Hollywood Blvd (6801 Hollywood Blvd, #105 Los Angeles, CA 90028). ’s friends–celebrated film producer Robert Evans, actor Charlie Sheen and beloved radio host Jim Ladd–were guest speakers at the fan-packed ceremony. Afterwards, and bandmate Myles Kennedy treated fans to a private acoustic performance and exclusive Q&A at the Hard Rock Café Hollywood Blvd.

As a musician, artist, philanthropist, and iconic rock figure, has amassed album sales nearing an astounding 100 million copies along with a Grammy Award and seven Grammy nominations, plus countless other accolades, accomplishments and acknowledgements, Time magazine named #2, behind Jimi Hendrix, on its “The Ten Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time.” ’s self-titled biography critically well-received, climbed the bestseller list in both the U.S. and U.K. hitting #8 on the NY Times Bestsellers list. Guitar Hero used ’s image and music, producing an installment that shattered previous gaming records while opening the floodgates to a whole new generation of fans.

SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators–Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass)–recently released their new album APOCALYPTIC LOVE (May 22, 2012). APOCALYPTIC LOVE stormed onto the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4, marking the top rock debut for that week. The disc also hit #1 Independent Albums Chart and #1 Hard Music Albums Chart. “You’re A Lie” the hard-driving first single off the new album is now #1 Active Rock, marking SLASH’s first ever solo #1 hit at radio. All songs on APOCALYPTIC LOVE released on SLASH’s own Dik Hayd International, and distributed through EMI Label Services were written together by SLASH and Myles Kennedy as they spent the last two years on tour all over the world. Critical acclaim is pouring in for the album. Revolver magazine declared “Apocalyptic Love is at heart a collection of lean, high-octane rock-and-roll tunes built to be blasted out of open-top sports cars or, more suitably, open-air stadiums” (July 2012). The  Los Angeles Times added, “Fans of his work in GNR and Velvet Revolver will find much to embrace in the album’s 13 tracks, ranging from the sneering rock hooks of ‘You’re a Lie’ and the heavy metal grind of ‘Halo’ to the extended instrumental passages on ‘Anastasia.’” Elsewhere, Rolling Stone.com hailed “the album is filled with head bangers and plenty of fancy fretwork, most notably on standout tracks like ‘Hard and Fast’ and ‘Standing in the Sun’” (May 20, 2012). SLASH and his band, including touring guitarist Frank Sidoris, will launch a summer headlining tour of the U.S. and Canada on July 12 in Portland, OR. They’ll follow that up with a full U.S. headlining tour starting September 4 in San Diego, CA and wrapping October 3 in Los Angeles, CA Ticket info is available at http://slashonline.com/tour. See the tour dates below.

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SLASH: featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators tour dates:

DATECITYVENUE
w/   Monster Truck supporting:
Thu7/12Portland,   ORRoseland   Theater
Fri7/13Seattle,   WAParamount   Theatre
Sat7/14Vancouver,   BCQueen   Elizabeth Theatre
Mon7/16Edmonton,   ABNorthern   Alberta Jubilee
Tue7/17Calgary,   ABSouthern   Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Thu7/19Medicine   Hat, ABEsplanade   Arts & Heritage Centre
Fri7/20Saskatoon,   SKTCU   Place
Sat7/21Winnipeg,   MBBurton   Cummings Theatre
Mon7/23Thunder   Bay, ONThunder   Bay Community Auditorium
Wed7/25Belleville,   ONEmpire   Square Live
Thu7/26London,   ONHarris   Park
Fri7/27Montreal,   QCOlympia   Theater
Sun7/29Quebec   City, QCAgora   de Quebec
Mon7/30Moncton,   New BrunswickCentre-Casino   Moncton
Tue7/31Halifax,   NSCunard   Events Centre
Thu8/2Boston,   MAHouse   of Blues
Fri8/3Montclair,   NJWellmont Theatre
Sat8/4Huntington,   NYThe   Paramount
Tue8/7Dubuque,   IADiamond   Jo Casino-Mississippi Moon Bar
Wed8/8St.   Louis, MOThe   Pageant
Fri8/10Sturgis,   SDBuffalo   Chip Campground
Fall   Headline Tour with Foxy Shazam:
Tue9/4San   Diego, CAHouse   of Blues
Wed9/5Phoenix,   AZCelebrity   Theatre
Fri9/7Austin,   TXStubbs
Sat9/8Dallas,   TXHouse   of Blues
Sun9/9Houston,   TXHouse   of Blues
Tue9/11New   Orleans, LAHouse   of Blues
Wed9/12Atlanta,   GATabernacle
*Sun9/16Hampton   Beach, NHHampton   Beach Casino Ballroom
Tue9/18New   York, NYHammerstein   Ballroom
Wed9/19Cleveland,   OHHouse   of Blues
Fri9/21Cincinnati,   OHBogart’s
Sat9/22Detroit,   MIFillmore
*Sun9/23Toronto,   ONSound   Academy
Tue9/25Indianapolis,   INEgyptian   Room
Fri9/28Chicago,   ILRiviera   Theater
Sat9/29Springfield,   MOO’Reilly   Family Events Center
Tue10/2Oakland,   CAFox   Theater
Wed10/3Los   Angeles, CAThe   Wiltern

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