SLASH Discusses New Book With 'Fox & Friends'; Video Available

Legendary GUNS N' ROSES and VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash comes clean about wild past in his self-titled memoir "Slash". He visited Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday (October 31) to discuss the book, how he's lucky to be alive, living on the edge, his current relationship with Axl Rose, being an unlikely fan of Billy Joel, and more. Watch the clip at

During an appearance on "Late Show with David Letterman" Tuesday night (October 30), Slash revealed that he learned very early on that he had to treat his GUNS N' ROSES bandmate Axl Rose with "kid gloves" when Rose threw himself out of a car after Slash reprimanded him for being rude to his mother.

Rose was living with Slash in the mid-1980s and upset the guitarist's family after taking offence to a polite request to move off a sofa he had fallen asleep on.

Slash recalled, "One morning, I took off to work, and in the afternoon I guess he woke up and passed out on my grandmother's couch. I came home from work and my mom said, 'You know, that guy Axl, I came home and he was asleep on the couch and grandma had nowhere to sit.' I told him he had to get up and whatnot, so he went downstairs.' I thought I had to confront this issue. So we got in the car and I very delicately put it that that was sort of rude. His reaction was to jump out of the car at about 35, 40 miles per hour on Santa Monica Boulevard. I realized what I'd said to him had offended him. So from that point on it was kid gloves [with Axl]. He had a different way of looking at things."


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