Slash’s Advice to Young Artists: “Stick to the Music You Really Love”

In a brand new interview with CNN Indonesia, slash he was asked what advice he would give to young musicians starting out. He replied (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “The music industry has changed so much since I got into it. It’s hard to give anyone real advice because I’m still trying to learn how to navigate this new genre. But I think the most important thing is to stick to the music you really love – don’t let anyone try to tell you otherwise – and then try to figure out how you can connect with an audience and the best way to make it happen and do what you need to do and be willing to work really, really hard and sacrifice everything to do what you love to do.”

SLASH WITH MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS‘ new album, titled “4”will be released on February 11 via Gibson records in partnership with GMB. “4” is slashthe fifth solo album by and fourth overall with his band featuring Myles Kennedy (singing), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kern (bass, vocals) and Frank Sidoris (guitar, vocals).

In October, SLASH WITH MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS released the official music video for the LP’s first single, “The River Rises”shot in downtown Los Angeles with Gibson Television director Todd Harapiak.

For “4”, slash and the band traveled across the country together to Nashville, Tennessee and recorded the new album at the historic RCA Studio A with the producer David Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jean Prine, Jason Isbel, Brandi Carlile). Cobb shared the band’s desire to drop the tracks live, in the studio, including guitar solos and vocals – a first for the band.

The new album “4” has the additional historical distinction of being the very first album to be released on the new Gibson records label, headquartered in the iconic American instrument brand GibsonThe hometown of Music City, Nashville. In light of the 30-year partnership between Gibson and the Grammy Award-winner Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted slashit is logical that the new SLASH WITH MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORSalbum “4” will be published via Gibson records.

SLASH WITH MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS will kick off a North American tour on February 8 in Portland, Oregon and 28 major cities including Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Nashville, Dallas, Austin, Houston, and more. through March 26 in Orlando, Florida.

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