Guitar icon Slash
has officially wrapped up the recording sessions of his new solo effort, a follow-up to 2012's "Apocalyptic Love
The axeman made the announcement via Twitter
, confirming 17 new tunes, including one instrumental track."Recording of the next LP is finished! These are all working titles fyi. Except for 1,"
the guitarist posted, along with the photo below. "Will announce release date very soon,"
In case you missed Slash's "Real to Reel
" studio update series, the album is gearing up to be quite a killer. Each of the episodes featured an abundance of sharp riffs and hard-rocking grooves; add positive studio atmosphere and a group of musical craftsmen to the mix and the expectations are rightfully set quite high. The series is available over on YouTube
As reported, Slash is set to hit the US road with Aerosmith
this summer. Whether or not the new album will hit the shelves by then yet remains to be seen.