Slash, the former Guns N Roses guitarist is putting the finishing touches on a new solo album with Alter Bridge lead singer Myles Kennedy.  Today he announced a small U.S. Tour in support of the untitled album that will be in stores May 22nd.  The tour will kick off on May 3rd and include some rock festivals like Carolina Rebellion, Rock On The Range and Rocklahoma.  Tickets go on sale Friday. 

The tour kicks off in Baltimore, MD and runs for just 13 dates, wrapping May 26 in Albuquerque, NM.  Although Slash is recording his upcoming album with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, there's no clear indication yet whether they'll be joining Slash on the road.

In other news, Slash will appear as part of an all-star lineup and Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday celebration Saturday, February 18 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Titled Power of Love Gala, it'll be broadcast on ABC the following Saturday, February 25.

Tickets for Slash's tour go on sale Friday, February 18, with a special presale for fan club members this Wednesday. For more info on the tour and the album, visit SlashOnline.com.

Here are the tour dates:

5/3 -- Baltimore, MD, Rams Head Live
5/5 -- Charlotte, NC, Carolina Rebellion, Rockingham Speedway
5/7 -- Orlando, FL, Hard Rock Live
5/10 -- Biloxi, MS, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino/Hard Rock Live
5/12 -- Kansas City, MO, Liberty Memorial Park
5/13 -- Indianola, IA, National Balloon Classic Field
5/14 -- Minneapolis, MN, The Brick
5/16 -- Madison, WI, Orpheum Theater
5/17 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Orbit Room
5/19 -- Columbus, OH , Rock on the Range, Columbus Crew Stadium
5/20 -- Camden, NJ, Susquehanna Bank Center
5/25 -- Pryor, OK, Rocklahoma
5/26 -- Albuquerque, NM, Route 66 Casino