SLASH - Video Of Les Paul Award Presentation At NAMM 2015 Posted
February 13, 2015, 5 years ago
On January 24th, guitar icon Slash (ex-Guns N' Roses) received the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in Anaheim, CA
Instituted in 1991, the Les Paul Award honors individuals or institutions that have set the highest standards of excellence in the creative application of audio and music technology. Slash joins a list of recipients including Pete Townshend, Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Todd Rundgren and Peter Gabriel.
On February 5th, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators performed their new single, "Bent To Fly”, on Conan (TBS). Watch footage here.
Slash also joined Conan O’Brien’s other guest on the show actor/musician Jeff Bridges for a jam on “Someone Else” from the film Crazy Heart.
Watch the full episode of the show here.
The coming-of-age song “Bent To Fly” - a standout track off their studio album World On Fire - is already Top 20 at Active Rock. The track showcases Slash’s stellar guitar-work and frontman Myles Kennedy’s vocal command of both high and low ranges.
Slash's tour dates:
17 - Claudelands Arena - Hamilton, New Zealand
18 - TSB Bank Arena - Wellington Central, New Zealand
21 - Soundwave Festival - Melbourne, Australia
22 - Soundwave Festival - Adelaide, Australia
24 - Hodern Pavilion - Sydney, Australia
26 - Festival Hall - Melbourne, Australia
28 - Soundwave Festival - Brisbane, Australia
4 - Teatro Caupolican - Santiago, Chile
7 - Mandarin Park - Buenos Aires, Argentina
9 - Parque De La Exposicion - Lima, Peru
11 - Agora de la Casa de la Cultura - Quito, Ecuador
14 - Fundicao Progresso - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
15 - Galopeira - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
17 - Net Live - Brasilia, Brazil
19 - Master Hall - Curitiba, Brazil
20 - Pepsi On Stage - Porto Alegre, Brazil
22 - Espaco das Americas - Sao Paulo, Brazil
25 - Pepsi Center - Mexico City, Mexico
26 - Estudio Cavaret - Guadalajara, Mexico
28 - Auditorio Banamex - Monterrey, Mexico
26 - Welcome To Rockville - Jacksonville, FL
9 - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion - Bangor, ME
15 - Columbus Crew Stadium - Columbus, OH
9 - Sportshalle - Hamburg, Germany
10 - Zitadelle - Berlin, Germany
12 - Pinkpop - Landgraaf, Netherlands
14 - Download Festival - Park, United Kingdom
19 - Hellfest - Clisson, France
20 - Graspop - Dessel, Belgium
23 - Ippodromo delle Capannelle - Rome, Italy
24 - Forum - Milan, Italy