Cool Band Alert: The Dead Daisies

deaddaisiesAussie rock supergroup The Dead Daisies are gonna be big news in the coming months. They’re already playing with ZZ Top, and they’ll also be special guests on the upcoming Aerosmith Australian and New Zealand dates. The band consists of vocalist Jon Stevens (Noiseworks, INXS); guitarist Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses); drummer Charley Drayton(The Divinyls, Cold Chisel); bass  (and sax) player Jim Hilbun (The Angels, The Divinyls); guitarist David Lowy (Red Phoenix, Mink, The Angels), and keyboard player Alan Mansfield (Robert Palmer, Dragon). And they’re collaborating with none other than Slash on a track too. 

Watch out for the upcoming single, ‘LockNLoad’ and catch The Dead Daisies on the following dates with Aerosmith:

Wednesday 24 April – Forsyth Barr Stadium – Dunedin, New Zealand

Sunday 28 April – ANZ Stadium, Sydney

Wednesday 1 May – Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Sunday 4 May – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne

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