Myles Kennedy says the majority of Slash's upcoming album was recorded "in about 5 days"

Slash and Myles Kennedy
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Slash’s upcoming record 4 – his fifth solo album and fourth collaborative LP with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators – is set to arrive early next year, and when it drops it will be the top hat-toting electric guitar titan’s first studio effort in four years.

Despite the lengthy wait for new Slash material, however, Kennedy has revealed that – in spite of a heavily interrupted writing process – the recording for 4 in fact went remarkably quickly, admitting that the majority of the album was tracked in less than a week.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.