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Generation AAAAAAAXE: Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt, Tosin Abasi and Yngwie Malmsteen On One Stage

Nov 13, 2019 | 15:07 Wed
Sweet merciful fretboards. The word "supergroup" needs to be retired after this. Generation Axe is coming to Shanghai on Dec 1. Formed in 2016 by Steve Vai, Generation Axe is comprised of five of the greatest axe shredders that ever shredded an axe in history, coming together to melt back-to-back faces. Whitesnake's Steve Vai, Ozzy Osbourne's Zakk Wylde, Extreme's Nuno Bettencourt, Animal As Leaders' Tosin Abasi and Yngwie Malmsteen's Yngwie Malmsteen, on a single stage. They'll be taking it in turns, together and in various configurations to perform some of their own work and new compositions, with a backing band. That's a lot of guitar music. They're in Asia following their 2018 US Tour, with a stop in Shanghai in the soaring halls of the National Exhibition and Convention Center, possibly the only place that could safely contain that much leather and hairspray. Bound to be a monumental, monumental show. Generation Axe tickets are available over on SmartTicket, starting at 480rmb.

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