|RECORD SET FOR OCTOBER 10, 2000 RELEASE
New York, NY... Former Guns N' Roses axe man, Slash, has officially signed with KOCH Records. His new record entitled Ain't Life Grand, hits the street this October. Bob Frank, President of KOCH Entertainment says, "we're extremely happy to be working with such a legend and we look forward to a long and healthy relationship."
Slash and his band have just completed their new record and are poised to hit the road in early August. The record is a jarring plethora of hard-hitting songs. The CD also includes a hearty ballad entitled "Back To The Moment." The first song on the CD, "Been There Lately," will kick you in the face and leave you wanting more. The third song, "Shine" is the song that crosses all barriers.
Rod Stewart is recording a new record and has asked Slash to sit in. Most recently, Slash also jammed with Herbie Hancock in Los Angeles. The legendary guitar player will also be featured on an upcoming segment of MTV Cribs which is set to air this August.
Slash's band members are: Rod Jackson; lead vocals, Johnny Blackout; bass guitar, Kerry Kelly; guitar and Matt Laug on drums.
Slash and his band will be on tour in mid August. The band will also be playing Popkomm in Cologne, Germany on August 17, 2000.
Regarding his new record label, Slash is excited. He says, "It's so nice to be working with people that care about what I care about. Making good music, having a good time and just getting it out there."