During a new interview with RollingStone.com
, legendary guitarist Slash
, Guns N' Roses
) revealed that he is already looking ahead to recording his next album, to feature the same band with which he made the current "Apocalyptic Love
" CD, Blabbermouth.net
reports. "We've got the tour that's gonna go into next year, we're starting work on the next record,
" Slash said.
Slash and his band Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators
- Myles Kennedy
(vocals), Brent Fitz
(drums), Todd Kerns
(bass) and Frank Sidoris
(guitar) - announced a fall headlining tour starting September 4 in San Diego, California and wrapping October 3 in Los Angeles, California.
Slash scored his first-ever No. 1 hit at rock radio as a solo artist with "You're A Lie
", the first single from his second solo effort, "Apocalyptic Love". The record came out on May 22 and debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard album chart a week later, selling 38,000 copies in its first week of release.
Unlike Slash's solo debut, which featured different vocalists on each track and a number of guest musicians, Slash has recorded all of the new CD with his touring band, Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.
Slash co-wrote all the material with Alter Bridge
singer Myles Kennedy and told The Pulse Of Radio
that they never struggled to find a groove together. "There was never any kind of like, 'OK, we need to sit down and focus on writing,'
" he said. "Just whenever ideas happened, I would just lay them down, and if I thought it was good enough to send to him, then I'd send it to him. And he miraculously would come up with melodies for everything I came up with, and it just happened like that.
Slash and his band recently completed a month-long tour of Europe.