May 23, 2007 07:24:35 GMT
Although initially was mere rumor, Velvet Revolver and Alice in Chains' joint tour is eventually made true.
For what could be the most anticipated joint act, Velvet Revolver and Alice in Chains have decided to hit the road together for a summer tour. The two huge names in rock industry will shake the stages in U.S. and Canada until fall.
"They're good friends of ours, and obviously they have amazing songs," Velvet frontman Scott Weiland said upon Alice. "People have been saying the shows were amazing, and they were drawing some pretty big crowds, so we figured it would be kind of a cool gig. It would be fun to watch them play every night and listen to those songs."
The tour will run from August to October and have El Paso alternative punk band Sparta opening the second leg. Velvet is still determining who will open for the first one.
Before starting this tour, Velvet tour alone to promote their upcoming album "Libertad" that is arriving July 3 in US. Meanwhile, Alice that reunited in 2005 has some materials ready for a new album but still waiting for the confirmation of vocalist William DuVall's involvement.