July 18, 2007



VR Confirm Extensive U.S.A. Tour Dates Starting Aug. 8 with Virgin Fest

Velvet Revolver ushered visceral rock back into the top of the Billboard
album charts this week with the July 3 release of their second CD
Libertad (RCA Records). The album debuts at #5 on the Billboard Top 200
Album chart amidst a field of rap, pop and country music. This is the
second Top 5 debut for the band and the first single, "She Builds Quick
Machines," has been dominating the rock charts, hitting the Top 3 at
Active Rock and Top 4 at Mainstream Rock.

"Libertad proves that big rawk is alive and well; it's the perfect
soundtrack for cruising to the beach with the windows down and the knob
cranked to 11," reviewed Time Out New York. "...break out your air
guitars, and bask in the glory of Libertad," advised Entertainment

"Libertad might just be THE rock record of the summer," declared
Associated Press.

The band is Scott Weiland (lead vocals), Slash (guitars), Dave Kushner
(guitars), Duff McKagan (bass) and Matt Sorum (drums). The members each
bring a wealth of rock history to the band: Weiland fronted Stone Temple
Pilots, Slash, McKagan and Sorum were the heart of Guns N' Roses, and
Kushner hails from the LA rock scene, including Wasted Youth.

Produced by Brendan O'Brien, Libertad is the follow-up to Contraband,
VR's debut album, released in June 2004, which earned three million in
sales worldwide and was awarded a Grammy for the lead track, "Slither."

Libertad is the Spanish term for both liberty and freedom. It reflects
the album's lyrical nod to the eternal struggle for both personal and
social freedoms.

"She Builds Quick Machine" is supported by a video directed by Dean Karr
and produced by Arthur Gorson. Monte Hellman, well known for his early
westerns, "Two Lane Blacktop" and his involvement in "Reservoir Dogs,"
also consulted on the ambitious production. In the spaghetti
western-styled video VR Velvet Revolver rescue the Angel of Liberty from

"They're fresh and fierce," declared Los Angeles Times. "...thoroughly
vital enterprise," added USA Today.

"Velvet Revolver proved to a sold-out crowd that, in just three years
of existence, it's outgrown the 'Supergroup' label and deserves to be
recognized as a blistering rock band on its own terms," noted The
Washington Post.

Inveterate road warriors, Velvet Revolver performed in South America,
Europe and on theater trek across the US to warm up before the release.
They will take off on a more extensive tour of the U.S.A. starting
August 5 in Baltimore for Virgin Fest, running through to October.

Alice in Chains will provide support for Velvet Revolver dates except
August 5, 6 and 8. Tour dates are:

Aug. 5 - Baltimore, MD @ Pimlico Race Course
Aug. 6 - Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Resort &Casino
Aug. 8 - Sturgis, SD @ Buffalo Chip Campground
Aug. 11 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
Aug. 12 - Toronto, ON @ Molson Amphitheatre
Aug. 14 - Mansfield, MA @ Tweeter Center
Aug. 16 - Darien, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 17 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 18 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach
Aug. 20 - Camden, NJ @ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
Aug. 21 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug. 23 - Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 24 - Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
Aug. 25 - Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Hotel and Casino
Aug. 27 - Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 28 - Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug. 29 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
Sep. 8 - Vancouver, BC @ Pacific Coliseum
Sep. 11 - Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
Sep. 12 - Fresno, CA @ Selland Arena
Sep. 14 - Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord
Sep. 15 - Marysville, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Sep. 16 - Chula Vista, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre
Sep. 18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion
Sep. 20 - Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sep. 21 - Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Evens Center
Sep. 22 - Tucson, AZ @ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre
Sep. 24 - Englewood, CO @ Coors Amphitheatre
Sep. 25 - Albuquerque, NM @ Journal Pavilion
Sep. 27 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Centre
Sep. 28 - Spring, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Oct. 2 - Pelham, AL @ Verizon Wireless Music Center
Oct. 3 - Atlanta, GA @ HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
Oct. 5 - Mobile, AL @ Bayfest
Oct. 6 - Tampa, FL @ Ford Amphitheatre
Oct. 7 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Sound Advice Amphitheater
Oct. 9 - Southaven, MS @ Snowden Grove Park

Check Velvet Revolver's website for more tour details:


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