Former Guns N' Roses members (Slash, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum) to perform on November 18 for a special concert to benefit Dolphins

KINGS OF CHAOS, the new touring project featuring former Guns N’ Roses members Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan, along with Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), Corey Taylor (Slipknot) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), will perform a special one-night-only benefit concert on Monday, November 18 at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. They’ll play a two-hour set spanning the greatest hits from all of its superstar members and additional special guest performers.

Proceeds will go to Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project, an international organization dedicated to saving dolphins from slaughter and exploitation. Los Angeles is the first and only North American stop for Kings of Chaos before the band embarks on a new South American tour at the end of November.

“This is a rehearsal for the BIG one. We plan on taking the show to Japan,” says Ric O’Barry, whose life and work was featured in the Academy Award-winning film The Cove. “We’ll add a few Japanese friends to our lineup and rock the socks off Tokyo. There isn’t a better way to bring Westerners and Japanese people together than rock and roll and the world should also know about the wonderful relationship between Japanese people and dolphins in the Tokyo Islands,” added O’Barry. “Dolphins are respected and protected in this part of Japan. It's the opposite of Taiji, but very few people know about it. ‘This concert will hopefully change this by bringing positive, international media attention to what is right about Japan.”   "I'm thrilled to bring a bunch of heavyweights together for a fun night with fans," adds Matt Sorum, who has also played with Velvet Revolver. "The main thing is to keep creating awareness for the Dolphin Project and everyone involved."   KINGS OF CHAOS made its Australian live debut on April 20 at the Stone Music Festival at Sydney's ANZ Stadium. KINGS OF CHAOS toured South and Central America last year under the name ROCK 'N' ROLL ALLSTARS. The band will embark on a new South American tour at the end of November.  

 

For charity concert tickets, visit: http://dolphinproject.brownpapertickets.com

 

For more information on Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project, visit: http://dolphinproject.org

 

For more information on KINGS OF CHAOS, visit: http://www.kingsofchaosband.com

 

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