Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

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Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby MidnightToker » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:58 am

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7460929/slash-elton-john-rocket-man-stunt?utm_source=twitter

Slash’s “Rocket Man” is cleared for takeoff. The Guns N' Roses guitar hero has been given the green light to record a cover of Elton John's ‘70s classic for a daredevil’s dangerous Kickstarter campaign.

Slash’s turbo-boosted recording will serve as the theme for Eddie Braun’s attempt at leaping across Idaho’s Snake River Canyon, a stunt which almost took the life of famed thrill-seeker Evel Knievel.

Braun plans to jump the canyon on Sept. 17 with the help of a 10,000 horse-power rocket, the so-called "Evel Spirit" which apparently goes from 0-400mph in three seconds. Knievel tried and failed in his attempt at the stunt back in September 1978.

In a novel twist, each backer of the new campaign will receive a download of “Rocket Man,” performed by Slash, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. “I approached the rock icon Slash, who I knew to be an Evel Knievel fan, and asked if he would be interested in being involved with my rocket project,” Braun notes on his Kickstarter page. “He gave us the most awesome gift we could ever dream: a theme song.”

Braun plans to live-stream his jump attempt. The download “Rocket Man” will be distributed after the action.


Can't wait to hear it, and glad they got approval from Sir Elton.

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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:05 am

Would have preferred original material over a cover. Especially with music as notorious as an Elton John song. But new recorded music of Myles is always welcomed. Surprised Slash didn't get another singer to do it, though. It's hard to even picture Myles singing that :lol
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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby MidnightToker » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:25 pm

I think it could be good, especially if Myles sings like he did in this "Dreamer" cover


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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:44 pm

MidnightToker wrote:I think it could be good, especially if Myles sings like he did in this "Dreamer" cover


I suppose that's true. At the end of the day I'll probably love it regardless, Because Myles. But time will tell.
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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby Vaux » Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:34 pm

I have always liked the song Rocket Man - If they can do a awesome rock version of the song I think it would kick ass.

No, actually, what would be best - they NEED to cover the William Shatner version of Rocket Man, hell yeah! Pure gold here, folks.


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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:38 pm

So I just remembered that this was supposed to happen. It's been 3 days since the supposed date and there has been no signs of this cover anywhere on the internet.
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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby MidnightToker » Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:19 am

Yeah, I don't know if we'll ever get to hear this song. According to the Kickstarter page, the funding project was cancelled but the launch is still a go. But it says no rewards, including the song.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/10 ... ter%20Page

THE LAUNCH IS A 100% GO! (DATE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
WE PROMISE TO HAVE AN UPDATE SOON THAT WILL BLOW EVERYBODY'S MIND.
WE ARE BEYOND EXCITED TO SHARE IT WITH YOU SOON.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK @ RETURN TO SNAKE RIVER
AND CHECK US OUT SOON @ WWW.EVELSPIRIT.COM FOR NEWS THAT IS SURE TO BURN THE WORLD DOWN.
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @EVELSPIRIT AND BE THE FIRST TO GET THIS HISTORIC NEWS THAT WE CAN'T WAIT TO SHARE WITH YOU.
NOBODY THAT SUPPORTED OUR KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN WITH BE CHARGED AND NO REWARDS WILL BE SENT.
IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN OFFICIAL EVEL SPIRIT MERCHANDISE, IT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON WWW.EVELSPIRIT.COM SOON.
THANK YOU KICKSTARTER FOR YOUR SUPPORT. WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU!
OUR SINCERE THANKS,
TEAM EVEL SPIRIT


BECAUSE WE CANCELED THE CAMPAIGN EARLY. NOBODY WILL BE CHARGED AND NO REWARDS WILL BE SENT. BUT, WE KNOW OUR REWARDS ARE EPIC, SO IF YOU WANT TO STILL GET YOUR OFFICIAL EVEL SPIRIT MERCHANDISE VISIT WWW.EVELSPIRIT.COM AND WE'LL MAKE IT AVAILABLE SOON!

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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby SHEAKENBAKEN » Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:58 pm

Ah okay, Thanks for that! Oh well.
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Re: Slash, Myles & Conspirators - "Rocket Man"

Postby The Plotblocker » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:40 pm

Damn, only just read about this to discover it was cancelled :( That fucking sucks! One of my fave Elton songs, would love to hear this version. Do we know if it was actually recorded?
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