MYLES KENNEDY On SLASH: 'I Don't Know If I Know Too Many People Who Wanna Play As Much As He Does'


In a model new interview with Australia’s Music Feeds, Myles Kennedy spoke in regards to the camaraderie and respect between him and GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist Slash. Kennedy sang lead vocals on a pair of songs that appeared on Slash‘s eponymous solo debut album in 2010 earlier than taking a extra central function — underneath the SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS banner — on 2012’s “Apocalyptic Love”, 2014’s “World On Fire” and the just-released “Living The Dream”.

“I believe for me, early on, turning into conscious he [Slash] in a number of methods is a kindred spirit and he lives to play,” Myles stated. “So if you meet people who find themselves hardwired in the identical method that you’re, there is a pure pull that occurs there.

“Quite a lot of instances on this business, it is attention-grabbing to search out people who find themselves in it, however generally you surprise what their motivation is,” he continued. “Slash is any person I do know who’s in it for the music. I do not know if I do know too many individuals who wanna play as a lot as he does. [Laughs]

“It’s humorous, he truly made a remark sooner or later, we had been speaking about [American blues legend] B.B. King, who had lately handed. He made a remark about how B.B. had been on the highway, finally, till his final days; he was in a tour bus. Slash made a remark saying, ‘That’s gonna be me sometime,’ and I stated, ‘Yeah I can see that. You’ll be on the market effectively into your twilight years!’ He simply must do it, and I kinda really feel the identical method. I can not think about ever retiring, as a result of music is oxygen to me.”

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MYLES KENNEDY On SLASH: 'I Don't Know If I Know Too Many People Who Wanna Play As Much As He Does'

Slash informed The Pulse Of Radio some time again that his partnership with Kennedy has been simple from the beginning. “We work very well collectively,” he stated. “I by no means actually considered how that is progressing. It’s actual pure. So it is like every sort of type of shut relationship, the place I believe we established it actually, actually early on and now we’re simply type of doing our factor, you realize. Yeah, I do not know what else to say — it is only a actually cool sort of synergy that we have got.”

“Living The Dream” was launched on September 21 by way of Slash‘s personal label Snakepit Records, in partnership with Roadrunner Records. The disc is Slash‘s fourth solo album, and third with Slash and his bandmates Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass and vocals) and Frank Sidoris (guitar and vocals). The art work was created by famend visible artist Ron English.

The “Living The Dream” classes, which commenced in late March, noticed the band reunite with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette, who additionally helmed “World On Fire”.