Slash confirms a new Guns N’ Roses album is on the way

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Slash has revealed that a Guns N’ Roses album featuring all-new material – the first to be released since Slash and Duff McKagan rejoined the group in 2016 – is officially in the pipeline.

The Gibson Les Paul-playing powerhouse broke the news in a conversation with Classic Rock, during which he also touched upon his relationship with the band's former guitarist Izzy Stradlin, who quit the band back in 1991.

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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.