Slash Already Eyeing ‘Rhythmic’ New Studio Album
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators are still performing shows in support of World on Fire, but the band plans to waste no time moving onto new music once current album support concludes.
In a new Billboard interview, Slash reveals that preliminary work has already begun on their next disc. “We’re working on new material for the next record,” Slash reveals. “When this tour’s over we’ll start going in and doing some pre-production and probably go into the studio some time in mid to late spring and record.” And, as has been the case with recent discs, Slash says that the band has found a way to work around Kennedy’s obligations to Alter Bridge.
As for the new music, the guitarist states, “[The songs] sound very rhythmic and that’s definitely something that, for me personally, I’m going for. We’ll see what that turns into. It changes. It sort of evolves; you start out with one idea and that sort of morphs into another idea. At this point it sounds like it’s going to be really awesome, so I’m excited about it.”
Slash also has his hands in several other projects as well. He revealed to Billboard that he’s recording a cover song to accompany a friend’s jump across the Snake River Canyon in Idaho. He explained, “I’m not at liberty to talk about it, but it’s something that’s different than anything we’ve done so far. When he does this big landmark jump, the song goes with it, so I’m excited for it to come out.”
Meanwhile, he continues to delve into the film world. Casting has begun for The Hell Within, a horror flick that Slash is producing. The movie is tentatively expected to go into production in January. The guitarist’s first attempt at producing a film was 2013′s Nothing Left to Fear, and Slash also provided music for the movie. It is not known whether he’ll be contributing musically to The Hell Within.
See Slash’s remaining tour dates here.