Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash announces UK tour



Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash has anounced a six-date arena tour of the UK in October.

The 47-year-old will play dates in Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Newcastle with Alter Bridge singer Myles Kennedy on vocals.

The band also includes Brent Fitz on drums and Todd Kerns on bass guitar.

Slash released his second solo album Apocalyptic Love this year and headlined the second stage at June's Download Festival.

The guitarist left Guns N' Roses in 1996 after disagreements with lead singer Axl Rose.

The tour dates are as follows:

Edinburgh Corn Exchange - 7 October

Manchester, O2 Apollo - 8

Birmingham, NIA - 9

Brixton, O2 Academy - 11

Brixton, O2 Academy - 12

Newcastle, O2 Academy - 15