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Listen to "So Long Sin City" featuring Slash and Mark Lanegan
December 20, 2012 news
Listen to the song "So Long Sin City" that Slash composed and recorded with Mark Lanegan for the film This Is Not A Movie (2011), directed by Olalla Rubio.
Slash to perform in Dubai this January
December 19, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators will play a show at Dubai Tennis Stadium on January 31st.
In search of the secrets of Slash's sound
December 5, 2012 news
It's an accurate description of Slash's signature sound, and it seems so simple. So why is it so hard to get that famous tone? In search of the answers to this, I interviewed Ace Bergman, Slash's guitar tech on the Apocalyptic Love tour.
First 2013 tour dates in Eastern Europe announced
November 27, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators will play in Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary , Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands and England.
"Bad Rain" live in Buenos Aires proshot video
November 20, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing "Bad Rain" at Teatro de Colegiales in Buenos Aires, 18/11/2012.
Zakk Wylde on stage with Slash in Buenos Aires
November 18, 2012 news
Yesterday Zakk Wylde joined Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators on stage in Buenos Aires to perform a killer blues jam.
Slash live in Rio de Janeiro full show
November 7, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators live at Fundicao Progresso in Rio de Janeiro, 02/11/2012.
Gallery of photos from this summer shot by Slash
October 18, 2012 news
See what's happen when Slash gets behind the lens: a Nikon All Access photo gallery by Slash.
Slash & Myles Kennedy live on Conan O'Brien Show
October 5, 2012 news
Yesterday Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators played "Standing In The Sun" live on Conan O'Brien TV Show broadcasted on TBS.
Made In Stoke LP box set available
October 3, 2012 news
Made In Stoke is now being offered on vinyl. Presented in a hardback boxset, this edition includes 3 x 140g colored vinyl from Slash's gig in Stoke in July 2011.
Slash to release limited edition package featuring previously unreleased live DVD
September 29, 2012 news
Eagle Rock Records will be releasing a limited edition run of deluxe 4-disc packages, featuring live in New York 2012 DVD, in the U.K. and Europe on December 3rd 2012.
"Bad Rain" official music video released
September 26, 2012 news
"Bad Rain", third single from Apocalyptic Love, official music video is now available.
Slash talks about iRig and AmpliTube app
September 22, 2012 news
All versions of AmpliTube Slash feature models of the signature gear used by Slash in the studio and for his live performances.
Slash gear review before last show in Sydney
September 13, 2012 news
Before the incredible Slash show in Sydney, Ace kindly took us through the man in the top hat's live set up.
Slash live in Sydney 2012 broadcast trailer
September 12, 2012 news
Filmed exclusively by Moshcam, Slash's sensational show at the Sydney Entertainment Centre will premiere on Friday 14th September at 10am AEST, free and in HD.
Slash featuring on "Thank You Les" tribute to Les Paul album
September 11, 2012 news
A tribute to guitar master and inventor Les Paul featuring Slash, Keith Richards, Billy Gibbons, Steve Miller and more.
Slash: An Intimate Portrait book due in October
August 28, 2012 news
Coming this October is "Slash: An Intimate Portrait", a new 144-page hardcover book by Richard Bienstock, with photography by Robert Knight.
Rose Tattoo on stage with Slash in Melbourne
August 26, 2012 news
Angry Anderson and Dai Pritchard from Rose Tattoo joined Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators on stage in Melbourne to perform "Nice Boys".
Andrew Stockdale on stage with Slash in Brisbane
August 23, 2012 news
"By The Sword" featuring Andrew Stockdale from Wolfmother at Brisbane Riverstage Australia 23/08/12.
Slash visits with animals in Australia
August 22, 2012 news
Slash at the launch of the Bob Irwin Wildlife and Conservation Foundation in Brisbane, Australia. The foundation was formed to provide ongoing support to Bob Irwin in his life long commitment to preserving the planet's wildlife.
Todd Kerns & Frank Sidoris interview by DunlopTV
July 30, 2012 news
Bassist Todd Kerns and rhythm guitarist Frank Sidoris walk us through their rigs as well as relate their love of great gear, touring with Slash, and even evoke the spirit of Neil Diamond.
Slash revisits Appetite For Destruction
July 20, 2012 news
With Appetite For Destruction turning 25 tomorrow, Fuse spoke with Slash about Guns N' Roses' hard rock masterpiece and learned some… interesting things about the song "Paradise City".
L.A. studio tour with Slash
July 18, 2012 news
Slash invited Metal Hammer magazine to visit his rehearsing studio in Los Angeles.
Slash starting work on next album
July 15, 2012 news
During a new interview with RollingStone.com, Slash revealed that he is already looking ahead to recording his next album with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators.
Duff McKagan on stage with Slash in Seattle
July 13, 2012 news
Duff McKagan joined Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators on stage at Showbox SoDo in Seattle to perform "It's So Easy" and "Paradise City".
Slash gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
July 10, 2012 news
Slash received the 2,473rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career in which he helped Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver sell more than 100 million albums.
Slash about BandFuse video game
June 26, 2012 news
BandFuse seamlessly connects real guitars, basses and microphones to game consoles, empowering players to jam to a selection of hits. Slash will serve as guitar instructor, helping players master their instrument.
Slash demos the AmpliTube Slash app
June 15, 2012 news
Watch Slash use the official Slash app, AmpliTube Slash and walk you through the features while talking about how he used iRig while writing songs for his latest album Apocalyptic Love.
New series of AmpliTube Slash apps available
June 15, 2012 news
Here's the new series of AmpliTube Slash apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and the inclusion of Slash's signature gear into the cutting edge AmpliTube Custom Shop desktop/laptop app and plug-in for Mac/PC.
"Standing In The Sun" single cover art revealed
June 15, 2012 news
Check out "Standing In The Sun" single cover art.
First South American Tour dates announced
June 14, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators will play in Manaus, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Curitiba and Porto Alegre in November 2012.
Slash360 App now available
June 13, 2012 news
Experience Apocalyptic Love like never before, in the studio with Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators using the Slash360 Apps.
"Out Ta Get Me" featuring Lzzy Hale on vocals live in Amsterdam
June 11, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy, The Conspirators and Lzzy Hale performed "Out Ta Get Me" for the first time on stage at Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, 10/6/2012.
"Anastasia" live performance in London yesterday
June 7, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performed "Anastasia" for the first time on stage at Hammersmith Apollo in London, 6/6/2012.
The Cat In The Hat documentary will be released in August
May 29, 2012 news
The two-disc set is described as follows: the most iconic rock guitarist since Keith Richards, Slash has achieved the status of most interesting hard rock act in the world today.
Waiting for Apocalyptic Love contest results
May 27, 2012 news
Thank you for participating and congratulations to winners.
"Beggars And Hangers-On" live acoustic for Guitar Center Sessions
May 24, 2012 news
An exclusive clip of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing "Beggars And Hangers-On" from Guitar Center Sessions on DirecTV.
Slash playing "You're A Lie" on Jimmy Fallon Show
May 24, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performed "You're A Lie" on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the American talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon on NBC.
Watch yesterday full show in New York at Irving Plaza
May 23, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators played "One Last Thrill" for the first time on stage during this gig.
Win a Slash fanpack & leather jacket painted by Danielle Vergne
May 23, 2012 news
For your chance to win the Slash fanpack and leather jacket please answer the question below. What is the title of Slash's first solo album: Ain't Life Grand, Contraband, Slash or Apocalyptic Love?
"Not For Me" live acoustic for Guitar Center Sessions
May 16, 2012 news
An exclusive clip of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing "Not For Me" from Guitar Center Sessions on DirecTV.
Slash at Walmart Soundcheck session
May 15, 2012 news
Check out the legendary guitarist in an exclusive six-song live set with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators.
"You're A Lie" music video available
May 15, 2012 news
Check out the new official music video for "You're A Lie" from the album Apocalyptic Love out on May 22nd.
Waiting for Apocalyptic Love contest
May 15, 2012 news
As Apocalyptic Love is about to be released, participate in our free contest and get a chance to win one of the "Waiting for Apocalyptic Love" special packages.
"Mississippi Queen" live performance in Biloxi yesterday
May 11, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performed "Mississippi Queen" (Mountain cover) for first time on stage at Hard Rock Live in Biloxi, 10/5/2012.
Behind the scenes of the "You're A Lie" video shoot
May 10, 2012 news
Check out the behind-the-scenes footage from Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators' "You're A Lie" video shoot.
"Simple Man" live performance in Jacksonville yesterday
May 10, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performed "Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd cover) for first time on stage at Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, 9/5/2012.
Guns N' Roses at Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame full show
May 8, 2012 news
Watch Guns N' Roses at Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame full show in Cleveland: induction by Green Day, members speeches and live performance.
"Fall To Pieces" live acoustic for Guitar Center Sessions
May 6, 2012 news
An exclusive clip of Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performing "Fall To Pieces" from Guitar Center Sessions on DirecTV.
Apocalyptic Love World Tour 2012 kick off in Baltimore (setlist & videos)
May 4, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators kicked off their World Tour 2012 last night at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, U.S.A. and performed "Standing In The Sun" for the first time on stage.
Slash at Barefoot Recording Studios video
May 2, 2012 news
Slash at Barefoot Recording Studios, where he was finishing his upcoming album Apocalyptic Love which features Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, and gives a little insight into his gear and recording process.
On stage with Slash
April 28, 2012 news
Get your chance to open for Slash on World Tour 2012: 20 cities, 20 unsigned bands.
"Lower" cover by The Xperience is online
April 27, 2012 news
The Xperience is a Slash cover band with an open unlimited line-up. Sharing audio tracks over the web without meeting each other, musicians record and gather songs originally performed by Slash with Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver or Snakepit.
Slash interview by Mick Wall for Classic Rock
April 26, 2012 news
Slash talks to Mick Wall for Classic Rock.
Slash MXR Octave Fuzz signature pedal video
April 25, 2012 news
Dunlop Manufacturing presents the MXR Slash Octave Fuzz. Developed by Slash and the MXR Innovations engineering team over the years for his own personal rig, this extremely unique and multi-faceted pedal is now available to the public.
Slash Cry Baby Classic SC95 on Jim Dunlop site
April 23, 2012 news
Dunlop worked closely with Slash to design the Slash Cry Baby Classic, custom-voiced for the raw, expressive sound that influenced a generation of guitar players.
New Velvet Revolver live DVD due in May
April 16, 2012 news
Eagle Rock has set a May 25 release date for Let It Roll - Live In Germany, a new concert DVD from Velvet Revolver filmed at the Palladium in Cologne, Germany in March 2008.
Slash at the Ronnie Wood Show
April 15, 2012 news
Episode of the Roonie Wood programme featuring Slash.
Slash & Red Hot Chili Peppers at Rock Hall Induction
April 14, 2012 news
Chad Smith, Flea, Anthony Kiedis and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed "Higher Ground" with Slash and Ronnie Wood at the Hall of Fame 2012.
Former Guns N' Roses members at Rock Hall Induction
April 14, 2012 news
Slash, Duff McKagan, Steven Adler, Matt Sorum and Gilby Clarke performed three Guns N' Roses songs with Myles Kennedy at the band's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony.
Slash interview on MetroLyrics
April 13, 2012 news
Slash talks about songwriting, new album and fave collaborators.
Slash won and played at Revolver Golden Award ceremony
April 13, 2012 news
Slash won the Riff Lord award and played "You're A Lie", "Nothing To Say", "Back From Cali" and "School's Out" (featuring Alice Cooper) at Revolver Golden Award ceremony in Los Angeles.
Slash talks about Apocalyptic Love in a new video interview
April 13, 2012 news
Explore Music recently conducted an interview with Slash that you can now watch on YouTube.
Slash played two songs on Jimmy Kimmel Show
April 11, 2012 news
Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators performed "You're A Lie" and "Back From Cali" on Jimmy Kimmel Show.
Slash on stage with Black Diamond Hearts in Sydney
April 7, 2012 news
Yesterday Slash performed "Little Wing", "Whole Lotta Love" and "Come Together" with Black Diamond Hearts yesterday at Rock Lily Music Bar in Sydney.
Slash remembers Jim Marshall
April 6, 2012 news
"He took great care of me personally, as one of his loyal fans and Marshall amp enthusiasts, ever since we first met in the early '90s."
Slash in the studio video: episode 9 is online
April 4, 2012 news
Watch the second audition for Slash's backup guitarist.
Slash in the studio video: episode 8 is online
April 4, 2012 news
Auditioning to play guitar alongside Slash can't be easy. Watch the first of two auditions.
Slash schedules CD-release show in New York City
April 2, 2012 news
As Slash gears up for the release of his second solo album Apocalyptic Love, he's announced a special release show set for Tuesday, May 22.
"Gotten" special video: behind the scenes
March 29, 2012
Watch the behind-the-scenes footage from the "Gotten" video shoot.
Watch "Gotten" special video
March 29, 2012
Slash released this special video to help raise awareness for the plight of homeless youth in Los Angeles.
Slash interview on Loudwire
March 27, 2012
Slash talks about Apocalyptic Love, zoo commercials with Betty White & more.
Slash World Tour 2012 warm-up show in Toronto (setlist & videos)
March 25, 2012
Slash with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators warm-up gig at Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto.
Help Slash save the Wildlife WayStation
March 23, 2012
The mission of the Wildlife Waystation is to rescue, rehabilitate, relocate, and provide sanctuary for exotic animals from around the world as well as native wildlife.
Video clip from the upcoming B.B. King's DVD/Blu-ray featuring Slash
March 22, 2012
A clip from the DVD/Blu-ray/CD release of B.B. King: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2011.
Slash in the studio video: episode 7 is online
March 21, 2012
In the final episode Slash wraps up recording and ships the tapes.
Slash performing "Jessica" on Top Gear
March 12, 2012
Slash playing the Top Gear ending theme tune "Jessica" on B.B.C.'s Top Gear (original song by The Allman Brothers).
Slash on Top Gear in the U.K.
March 12, 2012
Slash appears on Top Gear Season 18 Episode 7, broadcasted on B.B.C. channel.
Slash in the studio video: episode 6 is online
March 10, 2012
Slash turns out to be a triple threat. Rock star, model and...photographer?
Apocalyptic Love complete tracklist revealed
March 5, 2012
Slash has announced the complete tracklist from his forthcoming album Apocalyptic Love, out May 22nd.
Slash video interview for Triple M Sydney
February 28, 2012
Slash talks about his new album, the Gunners legendary Sydney concert at Eastern Creek back in the 90s and taking the kids to school.
Slash in the studio video: episode 5 is online
February 28, 2012
If you've ever wondered where one of our greatest guitar legends does his thing, turns out it's in an isolated room dubbed the 'Slash Box'.
Listen to "You're A Lie", first single from Apocalyptic Love
February 27, 2012
As Slash is in Sydney, "You're A Lie", first single from Apocalyptic Love, was broadcasted on Australian radio station Triple M.
Slash performed "Rise Today" with Alter Bridge in Sydney
February 26, 2012
Slash performed "Rise Today" with Alter Bridge and Myles Kennedy at Soundwave Festival in Sydney.
Slash to be guitar instructor in BandFuse Rock Legends
February 25, 2012
BandFuse Rock Legends is due out in 2012, and it allows gamers to plug their guitars and microphones into their Xbox 360 and play along with their favorite songs using animated tablature.
Slash & Betty White commercial for the Los Angeles Zoo
February 25, 2012
Slash and Betty White know where the wildest spot in Los Angeles will be, and its at the LAIR (Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles). Opening Thursday March 8, 2012 in L.A. Zoo.
Audio sample of "You're A Lie" a track from Apocatyptic Love
February 24, 2012
Australia's station Triple M is premiering a 30-second audio sample of "You're A Lie", a brand new song from Slash. The track comes off Slash's second solo album, "Apocalyptic Love".
Slash in the studio video: episode 4 is online
February 22, 2012
If you've ever wondered where one of our greatest guitar legends does his thing, turns out it's in an isolated room dubbed the 'Slash Box'.
Slash talks about BandFuse and the best piece of guitar advice he ever got
February 22, 2012
After ripping through "Back to Cali" in the game during its unveiling event this past week, Slash sat down for an exclusive interview with ArtisitDirect.com editor in chief Rick Florino about BandFuse.
An interactive video of the band playing Apocalyptic Love to come out
February 20, 2012
Slash has just finished recording his new album and part of the release will be an interactive video of the band playing the album complete, and recorded on 6 - 360° cameras. The user will be able to choose which camera to watch.
Slash played with Lenny Kravitz at the Power of Love Gala
February 19, 2012
Lenny Kravitz and Slash performed "Always On The Run" at the Keep Memory Alive foundation's "Power of Love Gala" celebrating Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
Slash played with Myles Kennedy and Haley Reinhart at the Power of Love Gala
February 19, 2012
Haley Reinhart, Myles Kennedy and Slash performed "Wild Horses" at the Keep Memory Alive foundation's "Power of Love Gala" celebrating Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
Frank Sidoris to replace Bobby Schneck on guitar for World Tour 2012
February 16, 2012
Guitarist Frank Sidoris is reportedly leaving The Cab following their international tour to play with Slash, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators.
Slash's new album is entitled with cover: Apocalyptic Love
February 16, 2012
Apocalyptic Love: Slash's new album, featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, due to May 22, 2012.
Slash talks about the new album
February 16, 2012
Rolling Stone visited Slash late last year to discuss the making of the album, why he is a "band guy" and the importance of jamming with other musicians to stay humble.
Slash in the studio video: episode 3 is online
February 15, 2012
Behind every great album is a brilliant producer. Enter in Eric Valentine.
Slash announces new 2012 headlining U.S.A. tour dates
February 13, 2012
As he puts the finishing touches on his as-yet-untitled second solo album due out May 22, Slash has announced that his headlining U.S.A. tour will begin May 3 in Baltimore.
R&FN'R Sculpture by Garageworks Industries presented at Art Basel in Miami
February 12, 2012
Based on the album cover art, that artist Ron English has created this sculpture which is currently presented at Art Basel Miami.
Slash in the studio video: episode 2 is online
February 10, 2012
In the second installment, Slash and friends go old school, deep into the LA valley for pre pre production, to work out new tracks.
Slash to release second studio solo album May 22
February 6, 2012
Slash is currently in a Los Angeles studio putting the finishing touches on his second solo album. The as-yet-untitled disc is due out on May 18 in Australia, May 21 in Europe and May 22 in North America.
Slash in the studio video: episode 1 is online
February 6, 2012
Check out exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of Slash in the studio recording the follow-up album to his 2010 solo debut.
First 2012 European tour date announced: Download Festival in Donington
February 1, 2012
Slash, Megadeth, Black Label Society, Terrorvision and more have been confirmed for the 10th annual installment of the Download festival on June 8.
Glide magazine article: In the studio with Slash & Todd Kerns
January 31, 2012
Last week, Kerns called in to give us a scoop on what has been happening inside that studio in the heart of Hollywood.
Slash to perform in celebration of the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali
January 29, 2012
Slash will be performing at the 16th annual Power of Love Gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. The event will take place on February, 18 in celebration of the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali.
NFC Championship pregame teaser featuring Slash
January 23, 2012
Shot on location at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles for the championship game between the NY Giants and the SF 49ers on January 22nd.
Slash play tests the new Ernie Ball cobalt electric guitar strings
January 20, 2012
Ernie Ball was the first to offer rock strings with the creation of Slinkys, and further revolutionized the market by offering guitarists Custom-Gauge single strings.
Slash announces his World Tour 2012 first show: March 23 in Toronto
January 17, 2012
Slash, along with Myles Kennedy on vocals, will take the stage Friday, March 23 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre, in a concert presentation with Monster Energy.
Velvet Revolver reunion show: setlist, videos, photos and details
January 13, 2012
Velvet Revolver reunited with singer Scott Weiland for a one-off performance at last night's "Love You Madly: A Concert For John O'Brien" at the House Of Blues in West Hollywood.
The reason behind Velvet Revolver's one-night reunion
January 6, 2012
Guitarist Dave Kushner got the group back together to honor his late best friend.
Made In Stoke 24/7/11 won the Best Live Record at Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
January 2, 2012
The first annual Ultimate Classic Rock Awards have been announced and the big winner for Best Live Album is none other than Slash, for his Made In Stoke 24/7/11.
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