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SLASH On CBC's 'Q'; 20-Minute Video Interview Available

Jian Ghomeshi of CBC's cultural affairs show "Q" conducted an interview with legendary VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash during his recent visit to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 20-minute chat can be viewed below. Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week ...

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SLASH Cracks U.S. Top 5

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 60,000 copies. The set landed at position No. 3. "Slash" was released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services. The album features ...

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SLASH Performs 'Back To Cali' On 'Lopez Tonight'; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) performed his new song "Back To Cali" on last night's (Monday, April 12) edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. Watch Slash's appearance below. "Lopez Tonight", which premiered on November 9, 2009, features audience interaction using a high-energy format. The program airs ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Announces U.K. Tour

ALTER BRIDGE will return to the U.K. this October to tour the country once again in support of the band's forthcoming third studio album. After a hugely successful U.K. tour in support of its second LP, "Blackbird", in November 2008, ALTER BRIDGEMyles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall and Scott Philips — has been ...

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SLASH: New Audio Interview Available

Jon Wiederhorn of the MTV Music Blog recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES). The podcast can now be streamed using the audio player below. As spreviously reported, Slash was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on this ...

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SLASH's Solo Band Performs First-Ever Show; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) played the first full set with his solo band past Saturday, April 10 at the Roxy in Hollywood, California. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Dirty Little Thing 02. Mean Bone 03. Nightrain 04. Back From Cali 05. Beggars and Hangers On 06. Civil War 07. ...

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SLASH On 'Lopez Tonight'; Performance, Interview Footage Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on last night's (Thursday, April 8) edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. Watch Slash's appearance below. "Lopez Tonight", which premiered on November 9, ...

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EXXPLORER Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Guitarist Ed LaVolpe has left reactivated New Jersey metallers EXXPLORER and has been replaced by original "Symphonies of Steel" (1985) axeman Kevin Kennedy. The lineup continues otherwise unchanged, with Lennie Rizzo on vocals, Mike Sakowski on drums, Jay McCaffery on bass, and Kevin Kennedy and Fred Gorhau on guitars. EXXPLORER is currently writing and recording ...

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SLASH Headed For U.S. Top 10 Debut

According to Billboard.com, VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", is on track to score the highest new entry on next week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 50,000 copies. That should be enough to secure the rock icon a Top 10 debut. "Slash" ...

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SLASH Performs On 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'; Video Available

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) was joined by WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale for a performance of Slash's new solo single, "By The Sword", on last night's (Tuesday, April 6) edition of NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". Watch video of the appearance below. As previously reported, Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, ...

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SLASH: The TORONTO SUN Video Interview

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash was interviewed by the Toronto Sun in early March when he visited Toronto, Ontario, Canada to take part in the Canadian Music Week. Clips from the chat can now be viewed below. As previously reported, Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ...

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SLASH To Guest On BRUCE DICKINSON's Radio Show

Legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, April 23 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio program, dubbed "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the broadcast live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time at

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'Slash Radio Takeover' Available For Streaming

Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) and Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) took over the radio today (April 1) to play songs from Slash's new solo album. You can listen to the show using the widget below. Also available is video footage of the making of the "Slash Radio Takeover". Slash's first true ...

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SLASH: Entire Solo Album Available For Streaming

Legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. "Slash" will be released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an ...

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SLASH: First Photo Of Touring Band Released

The first photo of Slash's new touring band — featuring the VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist alongside vocalist Myles Kennedy (ALTER BRIDGE), bassist Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC), rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY) and drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) — can be viewed below. Slash ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Completes Recording New Album

ALTER BRIDGE has issued the following update: "We are pleased to inform you that the recording of our third album has been completed. It was an amazing journey and we believe that the songs that we have created are our most inspired and dynamic work to date. "We all worked very hard on these songs, ...

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SLASH Announces Lineup Change In His Touring Band

Todd Kerns (SIN CITY SINNERS, STATIC IN STEREO, AGE OF ELECTIC) has replaced Dave Henning (BIG WRECK) on bass in former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash's touring band. The rest of the group consists of rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY), drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL) and vocalist ...

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Be In SLASH's Music Video For 'By The Sword'

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) and Andrew Stockdale of WOLFMOTHER will be shooting a music video for the song "By The Sword" next Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4 in the Los Angeles area and would like you to be a part of it. According to the casting call sheet: "We're ...

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SLASH: Solo Album Media Player Released

A new media player for legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available below. "Slash" will be released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an all-star roster of guest ...

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SLASH: New Song Available For Free Download

The song "Watch This" from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", is available for free download using the widget below. The track features guest appearances by Dave Grohl (NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS) and Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER). In a recent interview with MusicRadar.com, Slash ...

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SLASH Rehearsing With Solo Band; Video Available

Video footage of former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash rehearsing with three members of his solo band — rhythm guitarist Bobby Schneck (WEEZER, GREEN DAY), drummer Brent Fitz (ALICE COOPER, VINCE NEIL), and bass player Dave Henning (BIG WRECK)— can be viewed below. Slash's touring band, which will take to the ...

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