|Slash and vocalist Myles Kennedy (photo: Stefan Brending)|
LIVE Viacom18 in partnership with MTV Indies is all set to bring none other than legendary Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators as the headlining artist for the latest edition of ‘MTV Indies Extreme’ - India’s one and only rock music and adventure sports festival.
Slash is the the man behind some of the best guitar work on songs such as “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and ranked number 65 on Rolling Stone’s The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2011, and part of hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver, will travel to India along with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
Slash said in a statement about playing at MTV Indies Xtreme 2015, “I’m really looking forward to taking our World On Fire tour to India for the first time ever at MTV Indies Xtreme.”
On curating another power-packed event, Jaideep Singh, Sr. Vice President and Business Head – LIVE Viacom18, said: “The first edition of this festival met with a very good response as for “the first time” we showcased a platform that uniquely combines good old rock music and adventure sports which worked well with younger audiences. The success of our last year’s initiative has propelled us to bring alive yet another season of exhilarating performances guaranteed to excite and enthrall audiences. With our philosophy being to provide life changing high decibel experiences, we have now created a captivating experience that will be a sensory blast for all rock music and sport enthusiasts. First year with Megadeth and now with the debut tour of all time rock legend- Slash, MTV Indies Xtreme enter in to a new phase and it will only going get bigger from here on”
Speaking about this new endeavor, Aditya Swamy, EVP and Business Head - MTV Indies said, “MTV Indies continues spread its wings with these mega concerts which will become an annual feature and the biggest showcase of ROCK music in the indie scene. ROCK defines the indie sprit and this platform gives fans an opportunity to discover new bands, soak in their favourites and headbang to the legends. Today we also launch Xtreme as a playlist on our app and
For tickets (1000 INR) visit www.mtvixtreme.com or www.meraevents.com. More info here.