The rock supergroup get 2005 off to a rollicking start...

Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER have announced details of a UK tour for early 2005.

The band, consisting of former Stone Temple Pilots vocalist Scott Weiland, Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan and drummer Matt Sorum, along with ex-Wasted Youth guitarist Dave Kushner, play a series of big shows in January.

The dates are as follows:

Glasgow SECC (January 14)

Newcastle Arena (15)

Manchester Evening News Arena (16)

Birmingham NIA (18)

Cardiff CIA (19)

London Hammersmith Apollo (22/23)

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