Slash and Myles Kennedy came down with Covid-19 while working on new album

Myles Kennedy and Slash
(Image credit: Erika Goldring/FilmMagic)

Slash has revealed that, during the making of his upcoming album with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, both he and Kennedy – along with two of their fellow bandmates – tested positive for Covid-19.

The top hat-toting, Les Paul-wielding electric guitar ace broke the news candidly during a conversation with Germany’s Radio Regenbogen, labeling it the “funniest story” about the record-making process.

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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.