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Nick Krewen of GRAMMY.com recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below.

GRAMMY.com: Congratulations on venturing into film with your own company, Slasher Films. Has this been a lifelong ambition?

Slash: No. It came out of nowhere, and the only way I can put it is that I had absolutely no aspirations to be a movie producer, but [I’ve loved] horror movies ever since I can remember and I had a very rare conversation [with another producer] where I got to express and vent my passion for horror movies — what I think is wrong with the new ones and what I think is great with the old ones. It was, from the ground up, developing this particular script and getting it to where we wanted it, and then going and casting and getting the director and meeting all these distributors … and announcing Slasher [Films] as an entity. It was really an interesting and tough struggle to get the money [for] an indie kind of thing, and it was fun.

GRAMMY.com: After this first experience, are you hungry to do it again?

Slash: Yeah, I’m looking for scripts now, trying to find that story or script that has the right elements that I can sink my teeth into and say, “This will make a great Slasher film.” A lot of people are sending me stuff now and it’s all roughly predictable. So I’m definitely looking for something different and I want a memorable sort of villain — something you could make a Halloween costume out of — something with a personality. And we have to have good actors. I want to concentrate on spending money on actors as opposed to CGI or any other of the expensive elements of making a movie.

GRAMMY.com: You’ve collaborated with an amazingly diverse group of artists — from Michael Jackson and Carole King to Iggy Pop and Fergie. Has there been anyone who has eluded you?

Slash: Well, Stevie Wonder and I have mentioned playing together a handful of times, and we still have never done it. That’s the only one that comes to mind. The rest of them — there’s not any forethought. It’s something where you meet in the lobby of a hotel or you’re at a function, or something, and maybe you’re introduced. And you naturally get to talking music, and you think you might wanna jam sometime, and that’s how those things really are born. The only time I’ve had to put some forethought into working with other musicians was when I was putting together my [2010] solo record [“Slash”] with all the different singers. That was really the first time where I had to reach out to set musicians to be able to work with them. Other than that, it’s really a spontaneous thing.

Read the entire interview at GRAMMY.com.

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Legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) will guest on the Thursday, September 26 episode of Conan O’Brien‘s nighttime talk show on TBS, “Conan”.

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Students at the Brennan Rock & Roll Academy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota will get a huge treat on Saturday, September 28 when Slash comes to visit and jam with them. The school provides music education for kids from Boys & Girls Clubs and focuses on playing rock music. Academy founder and Dollar Loan Center CEO Chuck Brennan first met Slash at Rock Fest in Cadott, Wisconsin. The two hit it off and started discussing the Brennan Rock & Roll Academy and the fact that it’s the first-ever free music program for the children of the Boys and Girls Clubs.

Brennan said, “Slash was so impressed that he immediately wanted to get involved and show his support to the academy and the kids. Slash will be the first celebrity rock star to watch the kids perform and see their concert.”

When Slash found out that one of the student bands intends to perform the GUNS N’ ROSES version of Bob Dylan‘s “Knocking On Heaven’s Door”, he insisted that he get up and jam with the kids.

Brennan remarked, “Can you even begin to comprehend how cool it’s going to be for these kids who just learned how to play and are performing their first little concert in front of their peers to play with Slash?” The legendary guitarist will meet with the students after the show to offer advice and encouragement.

The concert at the Academy will feature three student bands who have been learning their instruments since the school opened in April.

“Nothing Left To Fear”, the first horror film produced by Slash under his Slasher Films banner, opens in limited theatrical release on October 4, and hits VOD and DVD on October 8.

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The Pulse Of Radio reports: Although Slash and BLACK EYED PEAS singer Fergie became good friends after collaborating on a song for Slash‘s first solo album, when it came time to name her new baby with husband Josh Duhamel, Fergie went with the first name of Slash‘s former GUNS N’ ROSES bandmate, Axl Rose. Were Slash‘s feelings hurt at all? Asked by TMZ what he thought of Fergie calling her son Axl, Slash said, “I think it’s really cool, I actually talked to [Fergie and Josh] yesterday. It’s all good . . . who am I to judge?”

Slash told The Pulse Of Radio a while back how he first met Fergie and what he thought of her. “I did a BLACK EYED PEAS fundraiser called Peapod, and she showed up. I’d never met her before, and I was expecting, really, I thought, a Puerto Rican girl, ’cause of the way that her songs sort of sound. And so here’s this white girl from Orange County and that really sort of surprised me. And then we started doing this LED ZEPPELIN song and she jumped on the vocal and it just blew my mind.”

Fergie and Slash ended up recording a song called “Beautiful Dangerous” for his 2010 solo debut as well as a cover of GUNS N’ ROSES“Paradise City” that ended up as a Japanese B-side.

Slash has been working on material for his third solo outing, but is also currently doing press for “Nothing Left To Fear”, the first horror film produced under his Slasher Films banner.

In addition to producing, Slash scored the film and wrote two original songs for it, with vocalist Myles Kennedy from his band singing on one of them.

“Nothing Left To Fear” opens in limited theatrical release on October 4, and hits VOD and DVD on October 8.

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On August 24, Murtz Jaffer of Inside Pulse conducted an interview with Slash about the legendary guitarist’s transition from music to movies and about Slasher Films‘ debut release, “Nothing Left To Fear”. You can now watch the chat below.

Slash will release the soundtrack album for the first-ever motion picture he has co-produced, “Nothing Left To Fear”, on October 4, the same day the film opens in select theaters. The “Nothing Left To Fear” original motion picture soundtrack was written and produced by Slash and Nick O’Toole. It includes the film score plus two original songs: “Nothing Left To Fear”, which features vocalist Myles Kennedy and the instrumental “Welcome To Stull”.

The album will be released exclusively at PledgeMusic.com, giving fans access to interviews, song streams, first looks at film art, clips and more. When fans pledge and pre-order the album, they will gain access to one-of-a-kind experiences with Slash, as well as merchandise for the film.

Due in select theaters Friday, October 4 and available on Blu-ray Combo-pack, DVD and On Demand starting Tuesday, October 8, “Nothing Left To Fear” is a harrowing tale in the spirit of the terrifying horror films of the 1970s. The movie is inspired by the legend of Stull, Kansas, which is surrounded by Internet folklore proclaiming the town to be one of the Seven Gateways to Hell. Wendy (Anne Heche), her husband Dan (James Tupper of “Revenge”) and their kids have just moved to the small town of Stull, Kansas, where Dan is the new pastor. But in this sleepy community of friendly neighbors, a horrific series of occurrences awaits them: Their teenage daughter (Rebekah Brandes of “Bellflower”) is being tormented by grisly visions. Her younger sister (Jennifer Stone of “Wizards Of Waverly Place”) has been marked for a depraved ritual. And deep within the heartland darkness, one of The Seven Gates Of Hell demands the blood of the innocent to unleash the creatures of the damned. Ethan Peck (“10 Things I Hate About You”) and Clancy Brown (“The Shawshank Redemption”) co-star in this demonic shocker featuring original music by producer Slash and inspired by the real-life paranormal legacy of Stull.

“Nothing Left To Fear” is the first film from Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Slash‘s production company Slasher Films, and was written by Jonathon W.C. Mills and directed by Anthony Leonardi III.

“As a longtime fan of the horror genre, I want to produce films that are in an older tradition of the genre,” relates Slash. “That is to say, films that leave more to one’s imagination, that are psychologically scary and character-driven, and what scares you is more cerebral than superficial. Slasher Films is my vehicle to realize that aim, and ‘Nothing Left To Fear’ is the first film with more to come.”

Following is the full track listing for the soundtrack for the new film “Nothing Left To Fear”:

01. The Road To Stull
02. Cold Welcome
03. Lamb’s Blood
04. One Choice, Two Fates
05. A Prayer
06. Dark Dreams
07. Sermon
08. The Tooth
09. Retrieval
10. Silent Secrets
11. Pain And Premonition Part 1
12. Pain And Premonition Part 2
13. Observations
14. The Secret Tower
15. Do Your Part
16. Don’t Forget
17. A Flash And A Feeling
18. Abduction
19. Bleeding In
20. Urgency
21. Have Faith
22. The Decline
23. Trauma
24. The Blood Lust
25. Our Broken Home
26. Revelations
27. No Safety In Numbers
28. Childhood’s End
29. The Fear
30. The Perfect Circle
31. Nothing Left To Fear (featuring vocalist Myles Kennedy)
32. Welcome To Stull

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On Sunday, August 25, legendary guitarist Slash (GUNS N’ ROSES, VELVET REVOLVER) headlined Rock N’ 2 Remember, a benefit concert to raise funds for benefit several charities assisting those affected by the Yarnell Hill fire. Also on the bill were STORM OF PERCEPTION, RAZER, BUCK & EVANS, JOHN FIDDLER and STELLA’S INFIRMARY. The event took place at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds in Prescott, Arizona.

Fan-filmed video footage of Slash‘s performance can be seen below.

Slash and his bandmates MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORSMyles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass) and Frank Sidoris (guitar) — recently wrapped a world tour for their critically acclaimed album “Apocalyptic Love”, which earned Slash his two first-ever #1 rock radio hits: “You’re A Lie” and “Standing In The Sun”. The CD was produced by Eric Valentine, who did the same honors for Slash‘s first, self-titled solo disc, and all the songs on “Apocalyptic Love” were written together by Slash and Myles Kennedy.

This fall, Slash will release “Nothing Left To Fear”, the first-ever motion picture he has co-produced from Slasher Films, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer’s production company. “Nothing Left To Fear” will have a limited release in select theaters nationwide on Friday, October 4 and arrive on Blu-ray Combo-Pack, DVD, and On Demand Tuesday, October 8. “Nothing Left To Fear: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” will also be released on October 4, exclusively at PledgeMusic.com/slash, the same day the film opens in select theaters.






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His horror movie production company Slasher Films will release its first effort about a gate of Hell in october, with more to follow.

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The first horror film from legendary guitarist Slash’s production company, Slasher Films, called “Nothing To Fear”, will open in select theaters in the U.S.

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On May 21, Slash spoke to “Holmberg’s Morning Sickness” on the Phoenix, Arizona radio station 98 KUPD about the first horror film from the guitarist’s production company, Slasher Films, called “Nothing To Fear”.

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Slash has revealed via Twitter that he has recorded a song over the weekend for the first horror film from the guitarist’s production company, Slasher Films, called “Nothing To Fear”.

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Slash has revealed via Facebook that he is “going into the studio tonight” to work on the score for the first horror film from the guitarist’s production company, Slasher Films, called “Nothing To Fear”.

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