[b:b7baf72ad5]Mandela Hall, Belfast
Wednesday 30th June, 2010
Tickets: £32.50 advance are available from Ticketmaster, Queens Students' Union, and online at www.qubsu-ents.com
Strictly Over 18's. I.D required[/b:b7baf72ad5]
[size=200]Tickets on sale at 9am Wednesday 12th May[/size]
[i:b7baf72ad5]Living rock legend Slash, will bring his new solo project to Belfast for a stunning intimate performance in the surrounds of the Mandela Hall on Wednesday 30th June. The ex Guns n Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist is one of the most revered and iconic guitar players of all time. Slash has been ranked #2 on Time Magazine's list of the "10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time". Slash's self titled solo album was released in April 2010 and features 4 of the 'Appetite For Destruction' era Guns n Roses members, and guests such as Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell and Dave Grohl to name but a few . The album entered the UK Top 40 upon its release. The Slash 2010 World Tour features rock singer Myles Kennedy on lead vocals, and former members of Aerosmith and Alice Cooper in the touring band. The touring setlist has included a broad mix of original Slash songs, Velvet Revolver covers and also Guns n Roses classics like 'Nightrain', 'Civil War' and 'Sweet Child of Mine'.[/i:b7baf72ad5]
Tickets for this unique intimate performance are sure to be in high demand.
Haha. Email siwftly sent to Ticketmaster to correct that mistake!
Who's support? if it's local I'd say Bandwagon or Dead Presidents could be good.
I'd gnaw off my own nuts to land that support
Here's the actual ticket link http://www.ticketmaster.ie/event/180044AA91D0261A?artistid=771959&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1
Or alternatively you can buy them at Queens Students Union without the booking fee.
Looks like this show will sell out today at some point.
Hurry Hurry now !
tickets have been purchased, cannot wait for this!!!
Going to be great to see Myles Kennedy live, have seen Slash live before and he was every bit as awesome as you would expect.
[i:89f8e516ea]Slash has been ranked #2 on Time Magazine's list of the "10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time".[/i:89f8e516ea]
Some people's ears must be painted on.
anybody got stage times?
Anyone know whos supporting?
[url=http://www.myspace.com/thevirginmarys]THE VIRGINMARYS[/url] are supporting :]
No word yet on stage times? Anyone?
Any one got a spare ticket to this or cant go.....pushing my luck here but ye dont ask...
In the same position meself....
Tickets appear to be as rare as rocking-horse shite. And the word is that the scalpers outside QUB are selling tickets at Â£100 a pop.
Just back from gig. Met the man himself outside after (he's quite short).
Anyhow my real question for all you guys with perfect pitch like me (!) is - was Slash's geetar out of tune on Sweet Child O' Mine after he did the wanky Godfather stuff? I'm pretty sure it was but I was standing right in front of the speaker on his side. My ears are still ringing.
Nighttrain, Rocket Queen, and Slither were the highlights, I thought. Started really full of energy, died a bit around the middle when Myles started playing geetar (strangely).
The bass guitarist is a bit of an arse. Was he throwing his chewing gum into the crowd? Not cool.
And finally kudos to the guy who nabbed a t-shirt out of the cardboard box after the gig. You may have a £20 t-shirt in your possession but instant karma's gonna get you.
I'll admit I did think that about the tuning for a split second, but then I wasnt sure. At times at the very back the sound was a bit muddy, bass and drum heavy, Myles was a bit lost and Slash only really cut through in certain sections, some of the solos were lost a bit.
I thought the Virgin Marys were fantastic. really great sound. Met their manager as I bought their CD, really nice guy.
Overall, it was an excellent gig.
review up on the ATL website...... http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/atl/review_specific342456.shtml
i thought it was slightly out at Glasto on that tune!
Shameless plug to Danny :D
The Diamond Rock Club
Saturday 18th September
Tickets available from www.wegottickets.com
We've had this gig booked since March, when I saw them supporting Gun in Edinburgh.
It was suppossed to be their first ever Irish show, but that was before they were oferred the Slash UK tour last Sunday.
can we notget the Virgin MArys to Derry?
He's [i:3073489abb]always[/i:3073489abb] sounded slightly out of tune to me.
He's just, well, [i:3073489abb]not that good[/i:3073489abb], really.
Is he still wearing that fucking stupid rubber top-hat?
I couldnt hear him at the gig even with my fingers in my ears. TURN THEM UP. Why is he not that good? When you think of the millions of guitar players across the globe who practice and strive to be the best they can be, how many are totally connected with themselves musically, and go against the grain to be unique, and become icons by resisting the urge to be Van Halen. If you are hooked on both heroin and Jack Daniels yet still get session work off Michael Jackson you truly have a voice.
[i:5caf7c3bf4]If you are hooked on both heroin and Jack Daniels yet still get session work off Michael Jackson you truly have a voice.[/i:5caf7c3bf4]
You forgot to mention full-fat Marlboros as well.In what way is that [i:5caf7c3bf4]going against the grain[/i:5caf7c3bf4]?
Surely that's rock'n'roll bullshit cliche right there?
To me he always sounded deeply average.Any live footage I've seen of him is error-strewn and ploddingly predictable as any 'oul guitar shop noodler.You do know that Van Halen played guitar on Beat It?
Anyway, neither of them'll be getting anymore work from MJ.
Of course I know about beat it and Van Halen was perfect for the job but every LA rock guitar player in the 80s tried to emulate Van Halen or better him whereas Slash opted to develop his own voice in that period. The point I make is that (to me anyway) he has a totally unique sound. Surely thats what we as musical artists are striving for. A huge amount of guitarists who want to learn how to solo can receive a masterclass on the prebend by learning some Slash licks not to mention a legacy of rock and blues playing. Maybe this is the perdictable element but all these players build on what went on before. A lot of guitarists (especially the technical ones) could benefit hugely from Slash, SRV, Albert King etc. The point I was making about the heroin and the whisky is that I personally couldnt get out of bed with a habit like that let alone go to a studio or a stage.
Muddy Waters is as error strewn as you can get but he's stilla blues legend. I suppose it's about geting the balance right.
Two words to this thread - Izzy Stradlin.
Izzy is an absolute legend and perhaps the key member of GnR.
He wrote all the best tunes.
I read an online article recently which basically gave all the credit to Slash's brill sounding Appetite solos to Izzy's chord changes.