Star Scene: SLASH ~ Press Conference

To celebrate the release of “4”, the new album by Slash feat Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators (SMKC), iconic Guns N’ Roses guitarist, SLASH, spoke to select media, including What’s My Scene, in a press conference via ZOOM. The Q&A session was hosted by Rod Yates (ex Rolling Stone Australia editor) who had conducted such sessions in person with Slash in years gone by, and was an insightful thirty minutes.

Presented by Gibson Records, the Slash Exclusive Interactive Album Q&A allowed the media to delve into the making of the band’s new album ‘4’, the first new music from the band in four years.

SLASH and MYLES KENNEDY (Vocals), and The Conspirators: BRENT FITZ (Drums), TODD KERNS (Bass & Vocals) and FRANK SIDORIS (Guitar & Vocals) partnered with producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Jason Isbell, Rival Sons), for the new album “4”. Recorded at RCA Studio A in Nashville, TN, Cobb shared the band’s desire to lay down the tracks live in the studio–including guitar solos and vocals–a first for the group, revealing a stunning, vital sound and style that captured the live feel.

Of course, the question everyone was asking: ‘When are you going to tour?’

The answer: ‘early in 2023’!

Slash feat Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators album ‘4’ album is out now

Gibson released a limited, 250 count offering of SLASH Les Paul Standard Limited 4 Album Edition guitars–available on Gibson.com and at authorized dealers. The first-ever album and guitar package collaboration features the new SMKC album 4 on vinyl—which is housed in a uniquely designed compartment inside the guitar case–a 4 guitar pick tin and decal, and a signed SMKC band portrait. Step inside Gibson USA in Nashville and watch the making of the new SLASH Les Paul Standard Limited 4 Album Edition guitar, HERE. Check out the full line of exclusive SLASH guitars across Gibson HERE, and Epiphone HERE, as well as, SLASH apparel HERE.

About Mary Boukouvalas 1442 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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