16 June 2010
KUALA LUMPUR: Slash, the pioneering member of Guns ‘n’ Roses and one of hard rock’s finest guitarists is set to rock Malaysia for the first time in August.
He will perform at Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon in Selangor on August 5.
Back in blistering “live form,” Slash (real name Saul Hudson), 44, is touring in support of his highly acclaimed recently released self-titled debut.
Rocking out: American guitarist Slash performing at Tesla Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, on June 8. — AP
Apart from Malaysia, Slash will be playing Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan for his Asian tour.
Slash’s touring band for his upcoming show here includes Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy (vocals), Bobby Schneck (guitar), Todd Kerns (bass) and Brent Fitz (drums).
For a celebrated rock star that has such an illustrious past, Slash has confirmed he will perform a mix of his new solo material, Guns ‘n’ Roses and Velvet Revolver songs.
Among the Guns ‘n’ Roses classics featured in his concert sets include Civil War, Sweet Child O’ Mine, Night Train,Paradise City and Nice Boys.
The Slash concert is presented by local community airline Firefly, which is making its entry into the concert scene.
Firefly is also making available travel and concert packages for Slash’s upcoming show through its website fireflyz.com.my.
Tickets for Slash’s concert range RM378 (VIP), RM253 and RM183. Early bird price is RM128 and RM93.
For enquiries, call hotline 03-7862-2000.