Last month, Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and her actor husband Josh Duhamel announced that they had named their son Axl. It's not a very common name, and Fergie has said she's a big Guns N’ Roses fan, meaning the kid was likely named after Axl Rose. This week, TMZ caught up with Slash and asked him his thoughts on the name (watch video above).
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators may have just wrapped up a long tour run in support of ‘Apocalyptic Love’ but instead of laying low, the guitarist is gearing up to rock for a cause. Slash is joining the lineup of Rock N’ 2 Remember – a benefit concert being held to raise money for the families of the firefighters who lost their lives battling the recent fires in Arizona, as well as the residents who were affected by those fires.
The legendary axeman Slash has given us so much music over the years and whether it's with Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver or any of his solo ventures, it has all been bound together by exemplary guitar playing that knows no bounds. While his career highlights are many, we're paying tribute to the renowned axeman with five awesome guitar moments:
The unorthodox nature of Adam Jones' guitar playing has elevated him to the highest of standings. Somehow able to inject a dose of every psychedelic element on the planet into his axe, Jones' unmatched style allowed his victory over Machine Head's Phil Demmel in Round 1. The Tool titan now faces perhaps the most iconic
Musicians such as Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson and Phil Anselmo have connected large parts of their respective careers to the theme of horror. Next up in that respect is iconic guitar slinger Slash. The ex-Guns N' Roses / Velvet Revolver guitarist has created the entire soundtrack for the upcoming motion picture 'Nothing Left to Fear,' a film that he has produced through his production company, Slasher Films.