Over the last few weeks we’ve caught up with the key players within the fret burning community.
And we’ve compiled exclusive interviews with the genre leaders – henceforth known as the RUSHONROCKRiffLords.
Today we feature former Guns N Roses icon and man in the hat – Slash!
Riff Lord: Slash
Band: Slash feat. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators
Current Album: Apocalyptic Love
Signature riff: Sweet Child Of Mine
First song learnt: Dazed And Confused, Smoke On The Water and Back In The Saddle – that’s why I’m a riff guy! (or Lord – ed).
Favourite song played: Once I got the guitar nailed it was Foxy Lady by Hendrix.
Favourite Slash song: Right now it’s Anastacia off the new album.
Favourite rock song ever: Salt Of The Earth by the Rolling Stones.
Favourite other instrument: I love the cello. But my favourite instrument that I don’t play is the harp.
Your Riff Lord: Joe Perry.