It was a giant evening for rock when seminal rock bands BUSH and +LIVE+ tore the roof of the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles (March 12) at a personal occasion pegged to the latest announcement that each teams will co-headline arenas and amphitheatres this summer season. The ALT-IMATE Tour will see these two iconic acts celebrating the 25th anniversary of their respective landmark albums Sixteen Stone and Throwing Copper. Special visitor Our Lady Peace will be part of on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, this hits-packed highway present will hit arenas and outside amphitheaters in 33 cities throughout the nation, kicking off June sixth in Mashantucket, CT with stops in Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta and extra earlier than wrapping September eighth in Rochester, MI at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre.
The jam-packed occasion on the Roxy drew radio station KROQ contest winners, media and tastemakers, with each bands performing highly effective units with songs from Throwing Copper and Sixteen Stone and extra hits from their respective our bodies of labor.
“Bush is a good band and Gavin is a brilliant passionate singer and performer. I’m actually trying ahead to spending the summer season with them,” stated +LIVE+ frontman Ed Kowalczyk. “I do know the followers are going to get one hell of a present.”
“We are thrilled to be touring this summer season with LIVE,” says BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale. “The wealth and depth of songs from each bands ought to present an amazing evening of music. Looking ahead to seeing you all this summer season.”
Released in 1994 and fueled by blockbuster No. 1 singles “Lightning Crashes,” “Selling The Drama,” “Glycerine,” “Comedown” and “Machinehead,” breakthrough albums Throwing Copper and Sixteen Stone offered greater than 20 million albums mixed. Both had been spotlighted on Rolling Stone’s checklist, “1994: The 40 Best Records From Mainstream Alternative’s Greatest Year,” and stay timeless favorites, because of radio staples that embrace “Everything Zen,” “Little Things,” “I Alone” and “All Over You.”
“Sixteen Stone propelled us onto the musical panorama,” says Rossdale. “Those songs have discovered a method into the soundtrack of individuals’s lives and that's the highest praise out there. We’ve continued to make music that resonates with folks.”
“It’s a tremendous feeling to know that these songs nonetheless resonate so profoundly with folks,” says Kowalczyk. “And I nonetheless completely get off on celebrating this music with them. With Throwing Copper, we had been taking over large issues with a giant sound. Love, reality, start, loss of life, philosophy, faith, spirituality…we had been asking the perennial questions and poking round for solutions with this large and dynamic sound. It attracted folks from everywhere in the world. We had been inviting them to think about that rock and roll may very well be a legitimate discussion board for exploring most of these issues…we constructed it and so they got here.”
Tickets go on sale to most of the people starting at the moment, Friday, March 15th at 10 AM native time at LiveNation.com.^ (^Tickets for the August sixth Los Angeles present on the Greek Theatre are on sale NOW HERE.)
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BUSH and +LIVE+ The ALT-IMATE Tour 2019 Dates:
*not a Live Nation date