Steve Vai, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and more to tour together

Steve Vai, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt and more to tour together

Imagine five superstar guitarists on the same bill?

Guitar maestro Steve Vai has posted the following message on his Facebook account (with slight edits):

“NORTH AMERICA TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT of SUPER GROUP, GENERATION AXE, featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi! Beginning April 5th, each of the 26 North America tour dates will include a variety of performances in different configurations amongst the five players, including performing together as one cohesive band! Tickets and VIP passes for all shows go on sale this Friday, February 19th! Click the link below to view all concert dates and purchase tickets! http://bit.ly/GenerationAxeTour

Generation Axe photo 5GENERATION AXE TOUR DATES
April 5, 2016 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
April 6, 2016 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
April 8, 2016 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
April 9, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint
April 10, 2016 – San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay
April 11, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
April 13, 2016 – Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
April 15, 2016 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
April 16, 2016 – Salina, KS – The Stiefel Theatre
April 17, 2016 – Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
April 18, 2016 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
April 20, 2016 – Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre
April 21, 2016 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
April 23, 2016 – Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College
April 24, 2016 – Washington, DC – Warner Theatre
April 25, 2016 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
April 26, 2016 – Indianapolis, IN – Murat Theatre
April 27, 2016 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
April 29, 2016 – Chicago, IL – Copernicus Center
May 1, 2016 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre
May 2, 2016 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
May 4, 2016 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall
May 5, 2016 – Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theater
May 6, 2016 – Westbury, NY – Theatre at Westbury
May 7, 2016 – Hampton Beach, NH – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
May 8, 2016 – Providence, RI – Providence Performing Arts Center

In terms of the fifth guitarist Tosin Abasi that was announced for the tour, Wikipedia states: “Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide Abasi, better known as Tosin Abasi (born January 7, 1983), is a Nigerian American guitarist who is best known as the guitar player and founder of the instrumental progressive metal band Animals as Leaders. Before founding Animals as Leaders, he was the guitarist for the technical metalcore band Reflux. He has recorded and released three albums with Animals as Leaders: a self-titled debut, Weightless and The Joy of Motion.”

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