VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash's video for the song "By The Sword" can be viewed below (courtesy of Ultimate-Guitar.com). The clip was filmed April 3 and April 4 in the Los Angeles area. Anyone could participate in the filming process as a part of the concert crowd.
Photos from the video shoot are available at this location.
"By The Sword" is the first single from Slash's all-star collaborations album, simply titled "Slash", which registered the following first-week chart positions:
United Kingdom: #30
"Slash" scored the highest new entry on The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 60,000 copies.
"Slash" was released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services. The album features an all-star roster of guest musicians, including Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave Grohl, Myles Kennedy, Kid Rock, Lemmy Kilmister, Adam Levine of MAROON 5, Duff McKagan, M. Shadows of AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, and Andrew Stockdale of WOLFMOTHER.
"Slash" was produced by Eric Valentine (QUEENS OF STONE AGE, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS) and was completed with the rhythm section of bassist Chris Chaney (JANE'S ADDICTION) and drummer Josh Freese (NINE INCH NAILS). Slash handled the majority of arranging and songwriting duties and hand-picked each guest artist. The album's guests worked collaboratively with Slash to round out the song.