Slash Posts New Studio Update, More Killer Riffs, 'Far and Above the Last Record'

"We did 17 songs in six days, I'm blown away," the axeman says.

Slash Posts New Studio Update, More Killer Riffs, 'Far and Above the Last Record'
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In another "Real to Reel" studio update, Slash had quite some info to share, along with more killer riffs to heat up the new album hype.

In the video series' third episode, the axeman confirmed that the recording of bass and drums is complete. "We did 17 songs in six days, I'm really blown away," he said.

The next part of the process involves a trip to Florida where Slash will record the guitar parts and then meet with Myles Kennedy for the vocals recording. "Myles' got insane melodies and lyrics and all kinds of stuff for these songs, so I'm just going, 'Man, this is gonna be a really great record,'" the guitarist noted.

Ultimately comparing the new material to 2012's "Apocalyptic Love," Slash added, "As much as I sort of lead this project, it's rooted in musical and personal camaraderie with these guys. We've really established an organic chemistry. So this record is far and above what we did on the last record."

So far, every video update was packed with great riffs, and the latest episode is no exception. Make sure to check it out below.

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    JuteJute
    Oh man i want to hear this record. The riff at the beginning is enough for me!
    vppark2
    I didn't really care for the last record. Hoping this one will blow my mind this time.
    offspringfan41
    Arghhhh Myles is technically a great singer, but I find his voice irritating, I wish Slash had chosen someone else.
    HarvesterofPain
    I know he was a smack addict even beyond Slash's level at the time, but I miss Rod Jackson from the second Snakepit incarnation. Ain't Life Grand was such a solid album, and hardly anyone knows about it.
    phds
    I loved Slash's first solo album. I think having different singers really pushed Slash to come up with different solos, riffs and arrangements to fit everyone and that resulted in a great album. But, I thought Apocalyptic Love was just Slash going back to his comfort zone and writing/playing out of habit. Nothing really stood out except for Anastasia. Even Myles, who is a great songwriter, seemed to "hold back" on his lyrics and kind of just wrote corny stuff. So, I'm kind of skeptic about his new album. But I hope it's really better than the last one.
    suicidehummer
    Far and Away, No More Heroes and Not For Me were a little different for him. But my favorite song was Carolina, for some reason a bonus song. That had an AFD vibe to it, and I hope that's where he's going with this album.
    SixStringUSA
    Slash needs to put Juan "The Beast" Rodriguez on vocals instead of Myles. I liked the two songs he did on Slash's first solo album and I liked Apocalyptic Love but it could have been a better record.
    SixStringUSA
    Slash needs to put Juan "The Beast" Rodriguez on vocals instead of Myles. I liked the two songs he did on Slash's first solo album and I liked Apocalyptic Love but it could have been a better record.
    SixStringUSA
    Slash needs to put Juan "The Beast" Rodriguez on vocals instead of Myles. I liked the two songs he did on Slash's first solo album and I liked Apocalyptic Love but it could have been a better record.