Slash, former guitarist of Guns and Roses and now solo artist, is adding the final touches on a huge second half of 2012. With his sophomore solo album Apocalyptic Love expected shortly, and a slew of 2012 tour dates, you should have no problem getting a taste of the quick-fingered guitarist.
Apocalyptic Love is set for a release May 22, 2012. Unlike his previous album that had a wide collection of singers from various genres, his sophomore album will feature vocals just by AlterBridge singer, Miles Kennedy. This stylistic choice is an interesting change of pace, and I can’t help but suggest that Slash remain his “band,” something else considering he applied only one singer.
Regardless, the album features 13 new songs, and leading the pack is previously released single “You’re a Lie,” a tour de force of intricate guitar lines and melodically-infused Eddie Vedder impression by the overall kind of not really impressive Kennedy.
View Slash’s site for full information regarding merch, tour, and the new album.
5/13 – Indianola, IA – Central Iowa Expo
5/14 – Minneapolis, MN – The Brick
5/16 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theater
5/17 – Grand Rapid, MI – Orbit Room
5/19 – Columbus, OH – Columbus Crew Stadium (Rock on the Range)
5/20 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center
5/25 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma
6/08 – Derby, United Kingdom – Download Festival
6/23 – Milan, Italy – Arena Fiera Milano
Image Source, Slash Promotional Covershoot 2010
Ryan Merkel is a cool writer guy and contributor all over the internet, from blogs on music to magazines about music to sites about playing music. He is currently founder of SunState Investing and is head editor of the music entertainment magazine, CultureTease. He has written two novels, and is currently working on a third full-length novel, surprisingly, not about music. His novel “Splatter the Noise” earned accolades for independent publishing. Be sure to check out: www.sunstateinvesting.com
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