Tune-in tonight (Nov. 7th) to watch “SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip,” a 90-minute concert special broadcast exclusively on national television via DIRECTV’s Audience Network (Ch 239) at 9 PM ET/PT. Watch clips from the special here: “NIGHTRAIN” and “BENT TO FLY.”
Guitar Center and DIRECTV announced a two-part documentary and live concert event examining the life and music of GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist SLASH. With a world in progress now and his new album WORLD ON FIRE debuting in the top ten and garnering worldwide critical acclaim, the iconic guitarist remains one of the leading influences in music.
In this 90-minute live concert event, viewers get a front row seat to SLASH’s recent show at one of Hollywood’s most iconic venues, The Roxy, as part of Guitar Center’s 50th Anniversary celebration. Filmed in stunning 4k and 5.1 surround sound, the special features songs from SLASH’s WORLD ON FIRE as well as classic Guns’N’Roses and Velvet Revolver hits. The concert brings a rock legend back to the stages where his career began: The Sunset Strip.
SLASH has amassed album sales of over 100 million copies, garnered a GRAMMY Award and seven GRAMMY nominations and was inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. Time magazine named SLASH #2, behind Jimi Hendrix, on its “The Ten Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time” list. 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. SLASH’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. SLASH landed on the top of the charts with his first solo album, Slash (2010) which featured Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie and more. SLASH and his band featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators released the critically acclaimed Apocalyptic Love (2012) which stormed the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart at #4 as the top rock debut and produced his first-ever #1 rock radio solo hits: “You’re A Lie” and “Standing In The Sun.” SLASH released Nothing Left To Fear (2013) the first-ever motion picture he co-produced from Slasher Films, his film/TV production company. On Sept. 16, 2014 SLASH and his band unleashed their new album WORLD ON FIRE to worldwide acclaim (pull quotes here http://tinyurl.com/k52e5qz). WORLD ON FIRE marks SLASH’s third straight solo album to debut in the Top Ten and achieved over 12 Top Ten debuts around the world. The title track and first single “World On Fire” has ascended to #1 at U.S. Rock Radio. WORLD ON FIRE is SLASH’s third solo offering and second album with his official band The Conspirators which features MYLES KENNEDY (vocals), BRENT FITZ (drums) and TODD KERNS (bass). www.slashonline.com.