Guitar icon Slash
has officially kicked off the recording sessions of his new solo album, a follow up to 2012's "Apocalyptic Love
The axeman confirmed studio entrance via Twitter
, along with a couple of Vine
clips of Myles Kennedy
and the Conspirators
getting their groove on. Apart from expressing great pleasure with the initial sessions, Slash announced a "heavy"
record. "Things couldn't be off to a better start,"
Furthermore, Slash confirmed jamming with Billy Gibbons
. Whether or not ZZ Top
guitarist is involved with the new record yet remains to be seen. "Always an extreme pleasure to see and jam with Billy Gibbons,"
he added, along with an embedded photo.
Earlier this summer, Slash announced that the new effort will drop in early 2014. "I'm working on material, I'll send it to him, and
[Myles] will come in and record. It'll be out early next year,"
he briefly told Salt Lake Tribune
Keeping himself as busy as always, the guitarist recently debuted his new supergroup Kings of Chaos
featuring his fellow former Guns N' Roses
members Duff McKagan
and Matt Sorum
, as well as Corey Taylor
, Glenn Hughes
and Steve Stevens
Back to the new album, make sure to check out a series of Twitter updates and videos below.