Artist Spotlight: Slash
"It's been an interesting road from the mid 90s up until now,” says Slash. "I never stopped to think, ‘What am I gonna to do in the long term?' Or ruminated on my solo career, where it was heading. I've just been jamming around, going wherever the muse has taken me. And this is the first time where I feel like I'm in the saddle and riding my own destiny with some genuine focus.”
For fans who've tracked the broken glass and ruby slipper journey of Guns N' Roses lead guitarist since the release of Appetite for Destruction two days before his 22nd birthday 25 years ago this July, one can't help but be radioactive with enthusiasm. Apocalyptic Love is not just a new record by the storied musician with the black top hat and magical gift for riff, for Slash and his three co-conspirators; it is, indeed, destiny. And everyone involved is poised for the ride.
"The entire album was recorded like a live performance record where the band was all set up together in the big room,” observes producer Eric Valentine, whose Barefoot Recording Studios in Hollywood provided the fertile sonic soil for Love to blossom. "Slash played his solos live as the drums were going down. The vocals were overdubbed because Myles Kennedy was playing rhythm guitar live. The whole thing is Todd Kerns' bass, Brent Fitz' drums, and two main guitars. Slash played the solos while the band was jamming so we didn't have to go back and overdub solos either, which he really dug.”Read More
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