SALIVA have been officially confirmed as the opening act on the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS tour.
"We just got the news like two days ago, dude," SALIVA frontman Josey Scott told MTV.com. "We're fucking ecstatic. We called our families and called all our friends. We're like, 'Holy shit, dude, we're going on tour with AEROSMITH and KISS, dude!' We're down, dude. We're totally down with that."
The first rumored/unconfirmed dates for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS U.S. tour are as follows:
Aug. 02 – Hartford, CT @ TBA
Aug. 04 - Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach
Aug. 06 – Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach
Aug. 11- Homdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 15 – Nobelsville, IN @ TBA
Aug. 21- Burgettstown, PA @ Post-Gazette Pavilion
Sep. 05 – Tinley Park, IL @ TBA
Sep. 06 – East Troy, WI @ TBA
Sep. 23 – Antioch, TN @ TBA
Oct. 08 – Phoenix, AZ @ TBA
As previously reported, the trek will last three months and will feature KISS in the middle slot. The tour of approximately 40 dates will be produced by Clear Channel Entertainment and is expected to play 90% amphitheaters, with arenas and possibly a couple of stadiums also in the mix. KISS will perform with Tommy Thayer playing Ace Frehley's parts, and AEROSMITH will reportedly be touring in support of a new Columbia blues album.
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