EXTREME’s NUNO BETTENCOURT – “The Best Thing We Can Do Is Keep That Torch Alive, Keep The Guitar Alive”

September 22, 2023, 3 months ago

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EXTREME’s NUNO BETTENCOURT – “The Best Thing We Can Do Is Keep That Torch Alive, Keep The Guitar Alive”

Spain’s Made In Metal conducted an interview with Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt to talk about his musical endeavors, career, and Extreme’s new album, Six.

"We have been absolutely blown away by all of the love and support during the first leg of the Thicker Than Blood Tour," begins an update from multi-platinum hard rock icons Extreme. "You all have shown up and brought it every night and we could not be more grateful. So with that, we are excited to announce the second US leg of the Thicker Than Blood Tour with special guests Living Colour."

Tickets are available now.

Dates:

January
24 - Englewood, NJ - Bergen Performing Arts Center
26 - Mashantucket, CT - Foxwoods Casino Resort
27 - Atlantic City, NJ - Tropicana Atlantic City
30 - Rochester, NY - Kodak Center
31 - Roanoke, VA - Berglund Performing Arts Theater

February
2 - Charles Town, WV - Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
3 - Northfield, OH - MGM Northfield Park
6 - Munhall, PA - Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
7 - Indianapolis, IN - The Egyptian Room
9 - St. Louis, MO - River City Casino and Hotel
10 - New Buffalo, MI - Four Winds Casino Resort
13 - Wichita, KS - The Cotillion
14 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
16 - Quapaw, OK - Downstream Casino
17 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues Dallas
19 - Austin, TX - ACL Live at the Moody Theater
20 - Houston, TX - House of Blues Houston
23 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren
24 - Indio, CA - Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
25/24 -Wheatland, CA - Hard Rock Live Wheatland
28 - Los Angeles, CA - The Bellwether
29 - Las Vegas, NV - The Theater at Virgin Hotels

March
2-7 - Miami, FL - Monsters of Rock Cruise

Extreme - Gary Cherone (vocals), Nuno Bettencourt (guitar), Pat Badger (bass), and Kevin Figueiredo (drums) - recently released their new album, SIX, via earMusic.

SIX was recorded at Nuno Bettencourt’s home studio in Los Angeles. The album swings between unapologetic fits of fret-burning hard rock and intimately introspective balladry. Order SIX here.

SIX tracklisting:

"Rise"
"#Rebel"
"Banshee"
"Other Side Of The Rainbow"
"Small Town Beautiful"
"The Mask"
"Thicker Than Blood"
"Save Me"
"Hurricane"
"X Out"
"Beautiful Girls"
"Here's To The Losers"

"Here's To The Losers":

"X Out":

"Hurricane":

"Save Me":

"The Mask:

"Small Town Beautiful":

“Other Side Of The Rainbow” video:

"Banshee" video:

"#Rebel" video:

"Rise" video:

More Extreme tour dates are listed below.

September
13 - Brisbane, AU - Fortitude Music Hall #
17 - Sendai, JP - Sendai Gigs
19 - Yokohama, JP - KT Zepp Yokohama
21 - Tokyo, JP - Hitomi Memorial Hall
25 - Nagoya, JP - Shimin Kaikan Hall
26 - Osaka, JP - Zepp Namba

November
27 - Newcastle, UK - O2 City Hall #
28 - Glasgow, UK - O2 Academy #
30 - Manchester, UK - O2 Academy #

December
1 - Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Hall #
3 - Bristol, UK - O2 Academy #
4 - London, UK - O2 Forum #
8 - Pratteln, Switzerland - Z7 Konzertfabrik *
10 - Berlin, Germany - Huxleys *
11 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall *
12 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg Max *
14 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix *
16 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz *

# with Living Colour
* with The Last Internationale



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