A new nationwide study in the United Kingdom by Muse Group, makers of Ultimate Guitar, has revealed a list of the most iconic guitar riffs of all-time. Number one one the list was Guns N Roses “Sweet Child ‘O Mine” as the 1987 37 percent of the vote.The riff of the song – which reached Number 6 on the UK chart in 1989 – actually came from Slash’s warm up exercise before a rehearsal where he started playing a “circus” tune, which he then developed into the full riff according to rock legend. Second on the list was Survivor’s 1982 earned “Eye of The Tiger” (29 percent of the vote), which featured in the classic Sylvester Stalone movie Rocky III. Queen’s legendary 1980 hit “Another One Bites The Dust” (28 percent). Written by bassist John Deacon, the song was featured on the group’s eighth studio album The Game and was a worldwide hit.
Slash gave a new interview to Travis Mills on Apple Music 1 to discuss the release of 4 (feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators) on Gibson Records, his experience working with Spatial Audio, the current state of rock, embracing TikTok, being the first-ever release via Gibson, and more. In addition to all that Slash discussed the next year and a half of touring with both his solo band and Guns N Roses, and how by the end of that cycle, material will be written and recorded for both bands. Listen to the show and read the quotes below. Read our review of 4 here. Continue reading
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have built up quite the reputation for blistering, modern Hard Rock. They are at it again with their new album 4, (Gibson Records / BMG), yep you guessed it their fourth record together and quite possibly their best. They called in the production skills of Dave Cobb, best known for Rival Sons and a whole host of Country music, and wanted to make a live rock record.
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Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators will drop a new single this Friday, October 22nd, 2021. “The River Is Rising” will be the first new music fro their upcoming album, due in 2022.
Anthrax has concluded their Anthrax 40th Anniversary web series with thoughts on “Worship Music, longevity, and the future. The band wrapped up their 40th-anniversary livestream last month (review here) and are plotting next steps including a new album. Their next show is at Welcome To Rockville in November! Congrats on 40 and here’s to many more!
Anthrax was interviewed by their comrade and collaborator Chuck D of Public Enemy in a new interview for Revolver Magazine. You can Watch Part 2 of the interview now, and part 1 below, along with all of the Anthrax 40th anniversary video series. The band will hosted their 40th-anniversary livestream last weekend (review here) and you can still buy a ticket and watch it until July 25th. Event tickets and special 40th-anniversary ticket bundles are still on sale here .
Anthrax has shared a live performance version of their song “The Devil That You Know” from their 40th-anniversary livestream Presented by Danny Wimmer Presents and originating from The Den in Los Angeles, the livesteam is still viewable today. The band also sent a message of thanks to the fans and reflected on 40 years as a band with Scott Ian, Joey Belladonna, Frank Bellow, and Charlie Benante. Check out the clips, their recent interview with Chuck D, and all of their Anthrax 40 for 40 videos. Continue reading
Anthrax was interviewed by their comrade and collaborator Chuck D of Public Enemy in a new interview for Revolver Magazine. You can Watch Part 1 of the interview now. The band will host their 40th-anniversary livestream today, Friday, July 16, beginning at 4 PM PT and 7 PM ET, and in the UK on Saturday, July 17, starting at Midnight BST. Presented by Danny Wimmer Presents and originating from Los Angeles, livestream event tickets and special 40th-anniversary ticket bundles – one including a live video chat with the members of Anthrax – are on sale now, here .
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