Slash: a collective endeavor of hard rock
Slash’s sophomore record as a solo artist is a more collective endeavor than its predecessor. On Slash (2010), the former Guns N Roses guitar player played along some of the most remarkable pop and rock vocalists of the current time. However, his identity as a musician felt a little bit dissolute. On the other hand, Apocalyptic love (2012) bears Slash’s characteristic sound in a more defined and coherent way. For this occasion he worked alongside Myles Kennedy on the writing of these new songs. The result is an enticing record in which Slash’s unique style of playing the guitar and Kennedy’s outstanding work behind the microphone, merge to deliver fresh and exciting hard rock. I have to remark the impressive versatility that Kennedy’s voice brings to the table. Slash has, without a doubt, found an excellent musical partner. As a matter of fact, Slash and Kennedy have written very good tunes, but I would say that the strongest feature of this album lies in the compact sound both of them have managed to build.
This is a live performance of You’re a lie