SLASH goes solo!!!!!!!!
Saul Hudson (born 23 July 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician.Best-known as the former lead guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses, with whom he performed and recorded between 1985 and 1996, he later formed the eponymous Slash’s Snakepit and co-founded Velvet Revolver with his former bandmates Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum. His debut solo album, Slash, was released in April 2010.
Slash has received critical recognition as a guitarist. In August 2009, Time Magazine ranked him #2 on its list of the “10 Best Electric Guitar Players of All-Time”. He was also ranked #21 on Gigwise’s list of the “50 Greatest Guitarists Ever”.
What a FEAST!!!!!!!
Slash has the highest charting debut on the Billboard 200. His eponymous solo album reached No. 3 with 60,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver member’s first solo effort boasts iconic collaborations by Iggy Pop, Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Fergie, Sound Garden’s Chris Cornell and Kid Rock, as well as Wolfmother‘s Andrew Stockdale on the lead single ‘By the Sword.’
SLASH on Tour
Slash announced via a MySpace blog that “Myles Kennedy is going to be fronting the band for the upcoming tour. Something I’m really stoked about. Myles sang a killer track on the record & I think he is by far one of the best Rock & Roll singers out there today. I’m really honored & proud to be working with him.” Concert dates and ticket information have not yet currently been released but the guitarist confirmed, via Twitter that he was in talks with England‘s Download Festival promoter Andy Copping regarding an appearance with Kennedy and the rest of the touring band at the festival.Slash confirmed that he will play his own solo material and songs from Guns N’ Roses (“Civil War“, “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” and “Nightrain” among others), Velvet Revolver, and Slash’s Snakepit, as well as Alter Bridge material (“Rise Today“).