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SLASH Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with Slash by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. "By The Sword", the ...

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SLASH: 'By The Sword' Digital Single Due Later This Month

"By The Sword", the first single from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", will be released as a digital single on March 28. Check out the single artwork below. The track was co-written by and features a guest appearance by Andrew Stockdale of the Australian retro-rock ...

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SLASH: New Solo Album Track-By-Track Guide

A track-by-track guide to Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) upcoming first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", in the guitarist's own words can be found at MusicRadar.com. A four-and-a-half-minute trailer for "Slash" is avaialble below. The clip includes behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the CD, including appearances by Fergie, Kid ...

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SLASH: Four-Minute Trailer For New Album Available

A four-and-a-half-minute trailer for legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", can be viewed below. The clip includes behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for the CD, including appearances by Fergie, Kid Rock, Lemmy Kilmister, Adam Levine of MAROON 5, M. Shadows of AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Ozzy Osbourne, ...

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SLASH's First Solo Single 'By The Sword' Available For Streaming

"By The Sword", the first single from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", will go for radio adds on March 15 (postponed from the previously announced March 1). The track was co-written by and features a guest appearance by Andrew Stockdale of the Australian retro-rock combo ...

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SLASH: 'By The Sword' Single To Go For Radio Adds Next Week

"By The Sword", the first single from legendary guitarist Slash's (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", will go for radio adds on March 1. The track was co-written by and features a guest appearance by Andrew Stockdale of the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER. Fan-filmed video footage of Slash performing ...

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SLASH Talks Solo Album; Video Available

U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine has posted a six-and-a-half-minute video clip of legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) talking about his upcoming first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash". Watch the footage below. "Slash" will be released in North America in April via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May ...

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Ex-METAL CHURCH Guitarist's PRESTO BALLET Working On New Album

PRESTO BALLET, the project led by ex-METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof, is currently working on its third album for a late summer release via ProgRock Records. PRESTO BALLET released its second LP, "The Lost Art of Time Travel", in 2008 in the U.S. through ProgRock Records. PRESTO BALLET features Vanderhoof alongside Scott Albright (lead vocals, ...

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SLASH: U.K. 'Fan Pack' Detailed

Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N' ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will release his first true solo album, simply entitled "Slash", in North America in April via EMI Label Services and in the U.K. on May 10 through Roadrunner Records. The album features an all-star roster of guest musicians, including Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave ...

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Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist IZZY STRADLIN To Release New Album

Audio samples of two new songs — "Breathing" and "Nothing on Me" — from former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Izzy Stradlin's new album, "Smoke", are avaialble for streaming in the YouTube clip below. The effort, which features Stradlin, bassist J.T. Longoria, JU JU HOUND guitarist Rick Richards, ex-REVEREND HORTON HEAT drummer Taz Bentley and Timo ...

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Keyboardist KRISTEN RANDALL Quits WINDS OF PLAGUE

Keyboardist Kristen Randall has announced her departure from the Los Angeles-based symphonic hardcore death metal outfit WINDS OF PLAGUE. "I have decided to leave my current position as keyboardist with WINDS OF PLAGUE and I'd like to personally thank each member of the band, as well as all of our fans," Kristen said. "These experiences ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Announces 'California Love Tour' Dates

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will embark on the "California Love Tour" in November with support from STICK TO YOUR GUNS, SLEEPING GIANT, OCEANO and CIRCLE OF CONTEMPT. Commented WINDS OF PLAGUE vocalist Johnny: "We are extremely pleased to be able to finally bring the complete WINDS OF PLAGUE live package to the fans. ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Films 'Approach The Podium' Video

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE album recently shot a video for the song "Approach The Podium" with up-and-coming director Nic Izzy of Reconstructed Media (DESPISED ICON, PROTEST THE HERO). Commented vocalist Johnny Plague: "On our one day off in between the 'Summer Slaughter' tour and the 'Decimation Of The Nation' tour, we took a ...

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SLASH Issues Update On Solo Record

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash has issued the following update: "It has been a pretty productive summer so far. My [solo] record should be done next month and the recording has gone smoothly and sounds fucking great. "Steven Adler [ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer] played on the first of the last three tracks yesterday, along ...

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SLASH's Mother Dies

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has learned that Ola Hudson, the mother of former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash, passed away Friday, June 5 around 6:00 p.m. PST after a battle with lung cancer. She was a professional costume designer named who tailored outfits for such acts as John Lennon, Diana Ross and the POINTER ...

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MATT SORUM Wishes He Was Making The Decisions

Drummer Matt Sorum has provided the beats for some of rocks most notoriously dysfunctional bands, first with GUNS N' ROSES and most recently VELVET REVOLVER. The 48-year-old California-native tells The Pulse of Radio things may be different if he were ever given the chance to run things. "Being the drummer in a rock n' roll ...

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