Slash announces first solo album
As we all wait with baited breath for Guns n’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy to satisfy our appetites for ironic destruction, the band’s former guitarist Slash, man of many guest appearances and maintainer of one of rock’s most iconic silhouettes, has just kind of been ho-hummin’ around, recording his first solo album and not really giving a heads up about it until just recently.
Slash told Billboard that he’s in the final demo stages, but might have to put the work aside should his current band Velvet Revolver find a replacement for Scott Weiland (who left the group on spiteful terms in March of this year, and has his own solo album planned for the end of November). If things go as planned, however, Slash will reap the karmic rewards of his ubiquitous-ness as he populates his record with Big Name Vocalists.
“They're all sort of well-known singers," he told Billboard. "It's sort of like how I go play on a lot of other people's records, so other people will just play on this one."
Fingers crossed that it will be better than Slash's Snakepit. Fingers double-crossed that T-Boz will return the favor for his contribution to CrazySexyCool.
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