On November 18, Kings of Chaos, a new touring project featuring former Guns N’ Roses members Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan, along with Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion, Deep Purple), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) will perform their only North American show this year at Avalon Hollywood.
BandFuse: Rock Legends is a new music video game featuring legendary rockers who help transform players into real-world guitarists, bassists and vocalists, unleashing a full-band experience for players of all skill levels.
Slash is a sponge that has soaked up all of the most intoxicating ingredients of all of the best guitar music since the dawn of the electric-guitar-based rock and roll and wrung out a grimy, adventurous and uniquely tasty concoction that never ceases to inspire.
I'd been into records by Black Sabbath, Zeppelin and Deep Purple, but Rocks sounded like the Rolling Stones, who had been my favorite band from age 3 to 13. It had the blues-based rock and roll thing, but turned up to 15. Aerosmith delivered the songs with such urgency, and the music had an almost punk attitude.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (01).