Former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE Guitarist Announces US Dates
New York's ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will embark on the first of several tours in support of their album, Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation in late August/early September. According to Skolnick, "this has been the subject of much planning and organizing which continues as we speak. We are really looking forward to touring. I've often felt that no matter how much you enjoy an album, music is meant to be experienced live, and can't wait to bring the music of this album into new live situations."
Confirmed dates so far are as follows:
Aug. 29 - Burlington, VT @ Waiting Room
Sep. 02 - Boston, MA @ Middle East
Sep. 04 - Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
Sep. 06 – PA @ Penn State
Sep. 09 - Toledo, OH @ Mickey Finn's
Sep. 10 - Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig
Sep. 13 - Chicago, IL @ The Elbo Room
Sep. 18 - Rochester, NY @ The Montage
Released in early March, Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation consists of classic hard rock tunes from the '70s and '80s rearranged "with rich harmonies and pulsating grooves of swing, funk and Latin" in what is truly an unprecedented mix of metal and jazz. Among the cuts featured on the CD are versions of KISS' "Detroit Rock City", AEROSMITH's "Dream On" and THE SCORPIONS' "No One Like You".
For more information, visit Skolnick's official web site at this location.
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