SLASH Recording Song For Solo Album With DAVE GROHL, DUFF MCKAGAN

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is recording a song tonight (Tuesday, September 22) with Dave Grohl (FOO FIGHTERS, NIRVANA, THEM CROOKED VULTURES) and Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) for inclusion on Slash's forthcoming solo album, tentatively due in early 2010. The axeman states, "It promises to be killer."

Slash tracked most of the CD with former NINE INCH NAILS drummer Josh Freese and ex-JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Chris Chaney. Confirmed guest singers so far include Ozzy Osbourne and AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows. The CD was produced by Eric Valentine (GOOD CHARLOTTE, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) and features additional appearances by ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist Flea. Freese told MusicRadar.com that Iggy Pop, Fergie (a.k.a. Stacy Ann Ferguson) of the BLACK EYED PEAS and Chris Cornell (SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE) will also appear on the LP. Working songtitles include "We're All Gonna Die", "These Last Words", "Crucify The Dead" and "Beautiful, Dangerous".

Slash left GUNS N' ROSES in the mid-'90s, forming SLASH'S SNAKEPIT before later assembling VELVET REVOLVER with several other ex-members of GUNS N' ROSES and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland (who was dismissed in April 2008).

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