(PRESS RELEASE): SLASH and his band Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have unleashed their new album WORLD ON FIRE today (September 16) via SLASH’s own label Dik Hayd International, distributed through Caroline. Listen to the new album streaming in full on USA TODAY.com this week (HERE). SLASH will also stop by “The Howard Stern Show” today (September 16) for a live interview and performance. Tune in to Sirus/XM Howard 100 live today; the show will be rebroadcast throughout the week. The title track “World On Fire”marks SLASH’s fastest-climbing song at radio ever; the album’s hell-raising first single hit the Top 10 this week. Listen to the song “World On Fire” HERE and watch the fun NSFW video HERE.
SiriusXM is hosting “SLASH Week,” the week-long special on SiriusXM’s Octane channelcelebrating the release of WORLD ON FIRE. SLASH and his band performed a private show last night (Sept 15) at Santos Party House in New York City. The concert is available onSiriusXM On Demand via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at Siriusxm.com. “SLASH Week” also features SLASH hosting a live special from the SiriusXM studios--with special co-host MYLES KENNEDY, lead singer of SLASH’s band The Conspirators. Every hour today (Sept 16) Sirius Octane will debut tracks from his new album WORLD ON FIRE. On Friday, September 19 at 6:00 pm ET,SLASH will guest host on Ozzy Osbourne’s SiriusXM channel “Ozzy’s Boneyard.” SLASH will spin tunes from his storied rock career and tell the stories behind the songs. Hear SLASH with Guns N’ Roses, Slash’s Snakepit, Velvet Revolver, and tracks from his new album WORLD ON FIRE all weekend long.
On Friday, September 19, the GRAMMY® winner and Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famer SLASHwill be on hand at Universal Studios Hollywood to unveil the new maze “Clowns 3D Music By SLASH” at “Halloween Horror Nights.” This collaboration with prolific guitarist SLASHmarks the first time a musician has created an original maze score for the popular event. Later that night, SLASH will receive an “Eyegore Award” which honors influential entertainment professionals for bringing the horror genre to life within the movie, television and music industries. SLASH will join a roster of today’s leading Hollywood horror icons at the show including Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn, Grindhouse) and John Landis (An American Werewolf in London, Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’, The Blues Brothers) and many more. Following the annual “Eyegore Awards,” SLASH and his bandmate MYLES KENNEDY will perform “Nothing Left To Fear,” the title song for his first-ever motion picture (2013) he co-produced through his film/TV production company Slasher Films.
On Saturday, September 20, SLASH will do a complete takeover of AXS TV with the SLASH BASH 2014 kicking off at 10 AM ET/7 AM PT. The day-long event is loaded with the best that hard rock and heavy metal has to offer. Packed with exclusive interstitial content, the spectacular features interviews with SLASH, as well as music videos; live performances bySlash with Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, KISS, and AC/DC; and is headlined by the television premiere of the all-new documentary ERNIE BALL PRESENTS: REAL TO REEL WITH SLASH airing at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT. Watch the sizzle reel for AXS TV’s Slash Bash 2014: http://bit.ly/1olklto.
Beginning Tuesday, September 23, SLASH will celebrate the release of WORLD ON FIREby returning to the iconic guitarist’s stomping grounds with a series of three very special sold-out club shows: September 23 (The Troubadour) and then, moving up the hill to the world-famous Sunset Strip, September 25 (The Roxy) and September 26 (The Whisky A Go Go).
These shows are presented by and honor the 50-year anniversary of the beloved musician retailer Guitar Center. For more information, go to: www.SlashOnline.com. Fans can be a part of history as Guitar Center will present SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators “Live From the Roxy,” to be broadcast on national television on DIRECTV’s Audience Network (Ch 239) November 9th at 8pm. The 90-minute full rock concert will be filmed in stunning 4k and 5.1 surround sound. Fans can enter to win a VIP trip for two to seeThe Roxy show and take home an Epiphone Les Paul signed by the legendary guitarist, visit guitarcenter.com/slash to win.
The WORLD ON FIRE disc marks 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). For WORLD ON FIRE, SLASH and the band worked with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette (Alter Bridge, Falling In Reverse, Incubus) to create a powerful new turn for the band in 17 songs. WORLD ON FIRE is the follow-up to 2012’sApocalyptic Love which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and earned SLASHtwo 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 albumwhich employed a different vocalist on each track of his first album including Ozzy Osbourne, Fergie and Myles Kennedy among others.
Catch SLASH featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators on the road through the fall. Expect more dates to be announced for early 2015.