Slash Announces Second Solo Album
Slash is currently in a Los Angeles studio putting the finishing touches on his second solo album. The as-yet-untitled disc is due out May 22 on the guitarist's own label Dik Hayd International and will follow his 2010 eponymous debut album and his 'Made In Stoke 24/7/11' live solo album from 2011.
The album will be produced by Eric Valentine (Queens of the Stone Age, Taking Back Sunday), and feature Slash's recent touring band – Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums) and Todd Kerns (bass). Check out footage from the recording studio below.
Slash commented on the songwriting process for the upcoming album: "Myles and I basically collaborated on the new material. The main thing is we wrote these songs together which is a big difference from the last album where I wrote each song with all of the different collaborators. The whole creative nucleus is between Myles and me. On top of this, the whole rhythm section of Brent and Todd brings something to the table and changes the dynamic completely from the last record--it's much more cohesive."
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