Slash’s son London Hudson on why he plays drums instead of guitar

Slash/London Hudson
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Slash’s son, drummer London Hudson, recently joined up with singer Noah Weiland (son of Stone Temple Pilots’ Scott Weiland), bassist Tye Trujillo (son of Metallica’s Robert Trujillo) and electric guitar player Niko Tsangaris in a new band, Suspect208.

As for why London opted to take on drums as opposed to guitar? Well, you could probably “suspect” the reason.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.