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Slash works on new solo album with Alter Bridge's Myles Kennedy

Former Guns N' Roses guitarist reunites with rock frontman for new songs

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Slash has begun work on his next solo album, the follow-up to 2010's self-titled release.

In an interview with Planet Rock Radio, former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash revealed that he has joined forces with Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy.

"Myles and I have been writing all throughout the tour so we've got a lot of material," says Slash, "and at this point we're probably gonna start a little bit of pre-production in June and then do the tour in July. In September we're going to [do more] pre-production and the album is slated to come out in March or April [next year]."

The two had previously collaborated on Slash's last solo album, with Kennedy featuring on tracks 'Back from Cali' and 'Starlight'. Slash will play a series of headline UK shows in July, as well as a slot at London's High Voltage Festival. Meanwhile, Alter Bridge will take on Download Festival on June 10.



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