A who's who of acclaimed guitarist has announced the formation of the new supergroup Generation Axe, which will be hitting the road this spring for the A Night Of Guitars tour.
The group features Steve Vai (David Lee Roth band), Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), and Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders).
The North American tour is scheduled to kick off on April 5th in Seattle, WA at the Paramount Theatre and will be concluding on May 8th in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center.
The acclaimed guitarists will perform songs from their catalogs as well as some of their favorites and will be backed by Pete Griffin (Dweezil Zappa, Stanley Clarke, Edgar Winter) on bass and Nick Marinovich (Yngwie Malmsteen) on keyboard.
Steve Vai had the following to say about the trek, "The Generation Axe show is a unique performance of five fiercely talented guitar players coming together to create a 6-string extravaganza that is sure to amaze and delight."
Generation Axe Tour Dates:
04/5 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre
04/6 - Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
04/8 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater
04/9 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
04/10 - San Diego, CA - Humphrey's Concerts By The Bay
04/11 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
04/13 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theatre
04/15 - Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theatre
04/16 - Salina, KS - The Stiefel Theatre
04/17 - Dallas, TX - Bomb Factory
04/18 - Houston, TX - Revention Music Center
04/20 - Jacksonville, FL - Florida Theatre
04/21 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live
04/23 - Wilmington, NC - Cape Fear Community College
04/24 - Washington, DC - Warner Theatre
04/25 - Cincinnati, OH - Taft Theatre
04/26 - Indianapolis, IN - Murat Theatre
04/27 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium
04/29 - Chicago, IL - Copernicus Center
05/1 - Madison, WI - Orpheum Theatre
05/2 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theatre
05/4 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
05/5 - Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theater
05/6 - Westbury, NY - Theatre at Westbury
05/7 - Hampton Beach, NH - Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
05/8 - Providence, RI - Providence Performing Arts Center