Slash swapped his Les Paul for a Gibson Flying V on two tracks from his new solo album

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When you think of Slash, you think of two things: a top hat and a Gibson Les Paul. It is, after all, the electric guitar he’s used almost exclusively throughout his illustrious career, and as such the two have become virtually synonymous with one other.

However, for his most recent studio album with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, 4, Slash revealed he temporarily put his favored single-cut in its stand for a few tracks, and decided to play something different altogether.

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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.