Slash To Bring His Guitar-Slinging Chops To Hard Rock Casino Vancouver

COQUITLAM, BC (May 5, 2014) – Grammy-winning guitarist-songwriter Slash and his bandmates Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will be rocking the house at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Friday, August 15, 2014.

Slash – who has amassed album sales of over 100 million – is famous for creating the signature sounds and guitar riffs on Gun N’ Roses’ #1 hits, “Sweet Child o’ Mine” and “Welcome to the Jungle”. TIME Magazine ranked him #2 – just behind Jimi Hendrix – on their “10 Greatest Electric Guitar Players of All Time” list.

It was in 2010 when he landed on top of the charts with his self-titled debut album followed by his 2012 album, Apocalyptic Love which earned him his first-ever #1 solo hits, “You’re A Lie” and “Standing in the Sun”. The third single, “Anastasia” reached the Top 5 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart while the album skyrocketed to #4 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Currently Slash and the band are in the studio at work on a new album set for release in September.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 9 at 10 am and are $79.50 (plus service charges) – General Admission. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to HardRockCasinoVancouver.com.

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About Hard Rock Casino Vancouver:
Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is situated in the thriving City of Coquitlam, British Columbia in Metro Vancouver and is home to unparalleled entertainment, dining and gaming offerings. With an 80,000 square foot casino floor, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver offers more than 950 interactive slot machines and popular table games such as blackjack, roulette, baccarat, poker, pai gow, craps, VIP high limit salons and others. With multiple performance spaces including a state-of-the-art 1,100 seat theatre, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver boasts the best in music, comedy, performance arts as well as local artists making their mark in the entertainment world. To complement the gaming and entertainment experience, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver serves a variety of culinary options and is home to chefs that dish up unique and flavourful fare in a modern atmosphere. Whether looking to indulge in breakfast, small bites before a concert or enjoy the bar scene with a drink in hand, the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver has something for everyone. For the latest news and events, follow Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Facebook facebook.com/HardRockCasinoVancouver and Twitter twitter.comHardRockCasinoV.

The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver is owned and operated by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation under license from HRHH IP, LLC (“HRHH”), an affiliate of Brookfield Property Partners. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is the flagship property owned by an affiliate of HRHH.

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Donnie Gordon
Manager, Entertainment Publicity
Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
604.247.4127 dgordon@gcgaming.com