Slash On New Guns N’ Roses Music: “I Would Imagine That There Will Be One Or Two Songs That Come Out Around The Time That We Hit The Road In June”

During a recent interview with Heavy Consequence, Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash offered another update on new music from the band. He said the following:

“There is new material coming — everybody’s always asking. I would imagine that there will be one or two songs that come out around the time that we hit the road in June.”

This news comes after Slash previously said that he is “pretty confident that [there will be a new record] at some point down the road.”

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Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, The Offspring, Opeth, Kittie, Etc. Releases Set For 2022 Record Store Day

The full list of special releases for this year’s Record Store Day has officially been revealed. The event is scheduled to take place on April 23 and you can find a list of rock/metal releases below. The full list is also available HERE.

Rock/Metal Releases:

  • Alice In Chains – “We Die Young” (12” vinyl)
  • Allman Brothers Band – “Cream Of The Crop 2003 – Highlights” (3XLP)
  • Asia – “XXX” (LP)
  • Bad Company – “Live 1979” (2XLP)
  • Charlie Benante – “Moving Pitchers” (LP)
  • Black Label Society – “Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Live” (2XLP)
  • David Bowie – “Brilliant Adventurist” (CD & Vinyl)
  • David Bowie – “Toy EP” (CD & 10” vinyl)
  • Collective Soul – “Disciplined Breakdown” (LP)
  • Alice Cooper – “Brutal Planet” (2XLP)
  • The Damned – “Strawberries” (LP)
  • Daughtry – “Dearly Beloved” (2XLP)
  • Def Leppard – “High ’N’ Dry” (LP)
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan – “Dissociation” (LP)
  • Dio – “Double Dose Of Donington” (12” vinyl)
  • Udo Dirkschneider – “My Way” (2XLP)
  • The Doors – “L.A. Woman” (4XLP)
  • Foo Fighters – “Making A Fire” (Mark Ronson Re-Version) / “Chasing Birds” (Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version) (7” vinyl)
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – “Magic Secrets 2022” (7” vinyl)
  • GBH – “City Baby Attacked By Rats” (LP)
  • Billy Gibbons – “Hardware” (Deluxe Edition) (CD Box Set)
  • Gojira – “Live at Brixton Academy” (2xLP)
  • L.A. Guns – “Waking the Dead” (LP)
  • Steve Hackett – “The Tokyo Tapes” (3XLP)
  • Kirk Hammett – “Portals” (12” vinyl & CD)
  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “Acoustics” (LP)
  • Judas Priest – “Hero Hero” (2XLP)
  • Kittie – “Spit” (LP)
  • Motörhead – “Lost Tapes, Vol. 2” (2XLP)
  • Night Ranger “Somewhere In California” (LP)
  • Night Ranger – “Wasted Time” (7” vinyl)
  • The Offspring – “Greatest Hits” (LP)
  • Opeth – “My Arms, Your Hearse” (2XLP)
  • Pearl Jam – “Live On Two Legs” (2XLP)
  • Pixies – “Live At Coachella 2004” (2XLP)
  • Iggy Pop – “Live In Berlin” (2XLP)
  • Ramones – “The Sire Albums (1981-1989)” (7XLP)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Unlimited Love” (2XLP)
  • Lou Reed – “I’m So Free – The 1971 Demos” (LP)
  • The Replacements – “Unsuitable For Airplay: The Lost KFAI Concert (Live)” (2XLP)
  • Keith Richards – “Talk Is Cheap – Live At The Hollywood Palladium” (2X Cassette)
  • The Rolling Stones – “More Hot Rocks 50th Anniversary” (2XLP)
  • Gavin Rossdale – “Wanderlust” (2XLP)
  • Sepultura – “Revolusongs” (LP)
  • The Sheila Divine – “Where Have All My Countrymen Gone” (LP)
  • Slash – “Live At Studio 60” (2XLP)
  • Sleep Token – “Sundowning” (LP)
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “BBC Live In Concert” (2XLP)
  • Geoff Tate – “Kings & Thieves” (2XLP)
  • TesseracT – “Polaris” (LP)
  • Pete Townshend – “Face The Face” (2XLP)
  • Twiztid – “I Tried 2 Warn U” (7” vinyl)
  • Gerard Way – “Hesitant Alien” (LP)
  • The Who – “It’s Hard (40th Anniversary)” (2XLP)

Notably, there will also be some UK exclusives including vinyl pressing of Bring Me The Horizon‘s “2004 – 2013 – The Best Of,” Paradise Lost‘s “Gothic Live At Roadburn 2016,” Skunk Anansie‘s “An Acoustic Skunk Anansie – Live In London,“ etc.

[via Loudwire]

Slash On The Possibility Of A New Guns N’ Roses Album: “I Feel Pretty Confident That At Some Point Down The Road, There Will Be”

During an interview with Rolling Stone, Slash was asked about the possibility of a new Guns N’ Roses album. The guitarist responded by saying he is “pretty confident that [there will be a new record] at some point down the road.”

Slash said the following while discussing the band’s latest single “Hard Skool”:

“‘Hard Skool’, in essence, was a completed song when I was first introduced to it. And Duff [McKagan] and I went in and redid the bass and the guitars. It’s a simple song, so it didn’t take a hell of a lot of thought and analysis. I think it was a lot of fun just because it was part and parcel of a bunch of stuff that we were working on that was all sort of new — at least to Duff and I — so we had a good time. There’s a bunch of new stuff also coming, maybe a little bit more complex, but it’s just as much fun.”

He continued when asked about a new album:

“I know we’ve got some songs and we’re releasing another one at some point soon, and there’ll be another one after that. As far as the record is concerned, that remains to be seen as far as a whole package, but I feel pretty confident that at some point down the road, there will be.”

Watch Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Perform Guns N’ Roses’ “Nightrain” With Duff McKagan

During Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators’ February 9 show at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA, the band were joined onstage by Slash’s Guns N’ Roses bandmate Duff McKagan for a cover of “Nightrain.” You can see some fan-filmed footage of that below:

Watch Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Perform “The River Is Rising” On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators served as the musical guests on last night’s (February 2) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” You can see footage of the band performing “The River Is Rising” on the show below. Notably, Slash also took part in an interview on the program. You can check that out below as well. As previously reported, the group’s new album, “4,” will be released on February 11.

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators To Perform On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” This Week

Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators will serve as the musical guests on the February 2 episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!.” Slash is also expected to take part in an interview on the show. The band will be promoting their new album “4,” which is set to be released February 11.

Slash: “There’s New Guns N’ Roses Material Coming Out As We Speak”

During a recent interview with Classic Rock, Slash confirmed that Guns N’ Roses are planning to continue releasing new music. He said the following about that:

“There’s new Guns material coming out as we speak, and we’ll probably keep putting it out until the entire record’s worth of stuff is done and then put it out solid. It’s cool. I’m enjoying working on the stuff and having a good time doing it.”

Guns N’ Roses Planning 30th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue Of “Use Your Illusion”

It looks like Guns N’ Roses have a 30th anniversary deluxe reissue of “Use Your Illusion” in the works. Slash recently confirmed the news to Biff Bam Pop!.

Slash said the following:

“It got delayed by the pandemic but it is coming out, I think this summer. There’s a bunch of cool live stuff on it — a couple shows. The Ritz [in New York City] from the ’90s, like early ’90s, and a show that we did in Las Vegas back in 1989, I think it was. And it’s actually the show that I met my ex-wife at, so I was really hard-pressed to even do the fucking record.”

Blabbermouth also shared more info on the shows that the guitarist mentioned:

“Slash was apparently referencing the last of the three warm-up shows GUNS N’ ROSES booked at the Ritz in New York prior to embarking on its “Use Your Illusion” tour in 1991. The May 16, 1991 concert was notable for being the night singer Axl Rose broke a foot after taking a flying leap during the band’s performance of “You Could Be Mine”.

As for the Las Vegas show that is included in the set, Slash was apparently talking about the January 25, 1992 performance at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is where he and his now-ex-wife Perla Ferrar first met.”

Slash, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Etc. To Guest On New Leslie West Tribute Album

Mascot Label Group will be releasing a new Leslie West tribute album, titled “Legacy: A Tribute To Leslie West,” on March 25. The guest-filled record will feature members of Guns N’ Roses, Black Label Society, Twisted Sister, The Doors, and more.

“Legacy: A Tribute To Leslie West” Track Listing:

01. “Blood Of The Sun” (feat. Zakk Wylde)
02. “Nantucket Sleighride” (To Owen Coffin) (feat. Joe Lynn Turner & Marty Friedman)
03. “Theme For An Imaginary Western” (feat. Dee Snider, Eddie Ojeda, Rudy Sarzo, & Mike Portnoy)
04. “For Yasgur’s Farm” (feat. Joe Lynn Turner & Martin Barre)
05. “Why Dontcha” (feat. Steve Morse & Ronnie Romero)
06. “Sittin’ On A Rainbow” (feat. Elliot Easton & Ronnie Romero)
07. “Never In My Life” (feat. Dee Snider & George Lynch)
08. “The Doctor” (feat. Robby Krieger & Ronnie Romero)
09. “Silver Paper” (feat. Charlie Starr)
10. “Money (Whatcha Gonna Do)/By The River” (medley) (feat. Bachman & Bachman)
11. “Long Red” (feat. Yngwie Malmsteen & Teddy Rondinelli)
12. “Mississippi Queen” (feat. Slash & Marc LaBelle)

West’s widow, Jenni, commented:

“Nobody in this world has ever made me feel loved as much as Leslie, and I feel so honored and grateful that I could give him this gift. He would often say, ‘If it doesn’t make my balls rumble, it’s not right.’ And I think there’s some balls-rumbling tones on this record. When you’re listening to it, you might even think it’s Leslie playing — and that’s a good thing. He really believed that adage of imitation being the sincerest form of flattery. Even when some of the players do their own twists on the music, they’re still doing it in a way that’s authentic and respectful, and Leslie would have appreciated that.”

The effort’s first single, a cover of Mountain’s “Blood Of The Sun” featuring Zakk Wylde, can be found below: