Slash Partners With International Fund For Animal Welfare

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Iconic American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer Slash has partnered with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to raise awareness of the slaughter of elephants which is leading to their early extinction. To watch the video and get the song “Beneath The Savage Sun” for free, donate (HERE) and take action (HERE). The U.S.-based charity IFAW works around the world on every aspect of the elephant crisis-on the front lines to stop the killing of elephants, in transit countries to stop the trafficking of ivory and in consumer countries to stop the demand for ivory products. For more information, go here.

While on tour in South Africa, Slash and the lead singer of his band Myles Kennedy witnessed the devastation of the elephants first-hand and knew they had to act. Together, they wrote the song “Beneath The Savage Sun” from the perspective of an elephant whose family has been wiped out. The hypnotic rock song is a highlight on the group’s critically acclaimed current album World On Fire.

“An elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory and the result is the elephant population has declined 95% in the past century,” explains Slash. “Seeing that these majestic animals are on the path to extinction, possibly within the next decade, we wrote ‘Beneath The Savage Sun’ and partnered with IFAW. Donate to IFAW’s work to take action and protect elephants.”

May 08: Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Hampton Beach, NH
May 09: Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion – Bangor, ME (Rise Above Fest 2015)
May 12: Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
May 13: Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
May 15: Columbus Crew Stadium – Columbus, OH (Rock on the Range)
May 18: Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
May 19: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Sioux City, IA
May 21: Stubb’s Waller Creek Outdoor – Austin, TX
May 23: House of Blues – Houston, TX
May 24: Southside Ballroom – Dallas, TX

European Tour Dates;
Jun 01: Sentrum Scene – Oslo (NO)
Jun 03: Sweden Rock Festival 2015 – Solvesborg (SE)
Jun 05: Rock Im Park 2015 – Nuremberg (DE)
Jun 09: Sportshalle – Hamburg (DE)
Jun 10: Zitadelle – Berlin (DE)
Jun 12: Pinkpop – Landgraf (NL)
Jun 14: Download Festival – Donington Park (UK)
Jun 17: The Rockhal – Luxembourg (LX)
Jun 19: Graspop – Dessel (BE)
Jun 20: Hellfest – Clisson (FR)
Jun 23: Rock In Roma 2015 – Rome (IT)
Jun 24: Fiera Arena – Milan (IT)
Jun 28: Arnele Romane – Bucharest (RO)
Jun 29: Hristo Bostev Hall – Sofia (BG)
Jul 01: Volt Festival – Sopron (HU)
Jul 02: Castle Clam – Vienna (AT)
Jul 04: Arena Geneve – Geneva (SI)
Jul 05: Theatre de Verdure – Nice (FR)
Jul 07: Barclaycard Arena – Madrid (ES)
Jul 08: St Jordi – Barcelona (ES)
Jul 10: Musilac Festival – Aixs-les-Bains (FR)

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Tremonti Releasing Cauterize June 8th, US Dates Confirmed


Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti will be releasing his second solo release Cauterize with his solo band Tremonti on June 8, 2015 via Fret 12 Records. The album was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette, and features Tremonti (vocals and guitars), Eric Friedman (guitars), Wolfgang Van Halen (bass) and Garrett Whitlock (drums).

Stream the album trailer below.

Stream the lyric video for “Another Heart”

Cauterize Track Listing

01: Radical Change
02: Flying Monkeys
03: Cauterize
04: Arm Yourself
05: Dark Trip
06: Another Heart
07: Fall Again
08: Tie The Noose
09: Sympathy
10: Providence


Tremonti are also looking forward to hitting the road in support of the new album. However, the band will need to initially tour without bassist Wolfgang Van Halen due to the recently announced Van Halen US tour. “I am still part of TREMONTI and very excited for the release of ‘Cauterize’, but unfortunately am unable to participate in the upcoming dates due to my prior commitment with Van Halen for the summer tour in support of the Tokyo Dome Live In Concert album,” states bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. “Look forward to seeing all of the TREMONTI fans on the road as soon as my schedule permits!”

Confirmed tour dates are posted below:

Apr 25: Earth Day Birthday – Orlando, FL
Apr 26: Metropolitan Park (Welcome To Rockville) – Jacksonville, FL
Apr 28: The National – Richmond, VA (with Seether)
Apr 29: Machine Shop – Flint, MI (with Man The Mighty)
Apr 30: Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH (with Seether)
May 02: Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ (with Seether)
May 03: Carolina Rebellion – Concord, NC
May 06: The Paramount – Huntington, NY (with Seether and Red Sun Rising)
May 09: Rise Above Fest 2015 – Bangor, ME
May 11: Highline Ballroom – New York, NY (with Shaman’s Harvest)
May 12: House of Blues – Cleveland, OH (with Seether)
May 13: The Egyptian Room – Alexandria, VA (with Seether)
May 15: Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL (with Man The Mighty)
May 16: Rock On the Range – Columbus, OH
May 17: Freakster’s Roadhouse – Pontiac, IL (with Man The Mighty)
May 19: Nashville War Memorial Auditorium – Nashville, TN
May 21: Iron City Bham – Birmingham, AL (with Black Stone Cherry)
May 22: Soul Kitchen – Mobile, AL (with Black Stone Cherry)
May 23: Club LA – Destin, FL (with Black Stone Cherry)

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