Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Whitesnake, The Cult, Black Label Society, Mr Big and Chickenfoot to play milestone event to celebrate 50 years of Marshall Amps
Iconic British brand Marshall, the world’s most famous and revolutionary amp producer, celebrates its Golden Anniversary year cementing its place in musical history. To celebrate 50 legendary years of musical innovation, Marshall is taking over Wembley Arena for a full on Rock n Roll riot on Saturday 22nd September.
The ground-breaking artist line-up is as pioneering as the brand itself and includes global rock royalty from bands including Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Whitesnake, Chickenfoot, The Cult, Mr Big, Black Label Society and many more.
Developed by Marshall to allow fans to celebrate this landmark occasion, the line up for the event reads like a who’s who from the Rock and Metal Hall of Fame. Working alongside company and family friend and Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain the Marshall team is bringing together the biggest rock gods on the planet. Nicko will compère the event and will be joined by the world’s most legendary guitarists, acclaimed musicians and Marshall enthusiasts including multiple Grammy nominee and Chickenfoot super-group founder Joe Satriani, Ozzy Osbourne collaborator and founder of Black Label Society Zakk Wylde, technical wizard and one of GuitarOne magazine’s “Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time” Mr Big’s Paul Gilbert, Whitesnake’s Doug Aldrich and Brian Tichy, Swedish virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen, The Cult’s Billy Duffy and Slipknot/ Stone Sour front man Corey Taylor . There are also further big names to be announced.
“This is truly a celebration of a British Icon – Marshall. Beyond doubt, Jim Marshall and the team have shaped the sound of rock music for eternity! Words cannot describe how pioneering Marshall is ! I feel more than privileged to be involved in this event. We’re bringing together beyond-legendary artists for a moment in history. Expect pure rock n roll madness amplified to the max by Marshall! ”
Sweet! Tickets for the event are on sale from Friday 9th March priced at £35.00 and are available via www.livenation.co.uk.