Myles Kennedy: ‘The Door Is Definitely Open’ for Resuming Slash Solo Band
One of 2016's biggest stories has been the return of Slash and Duff McKagan to the Guns N' Roses lineup for the "Not in This Lifetime" tour. The trek has been one of the biggest concert draws of the year, and with drummer Steven Adler occasionally dropping by, a majority of the Appetite for Destruction lineup has given the fans the reunion they so long desired. But what does that mean for Slash's solo band with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators?
In a recent interview with Music Life magazine, Kennedy confirmed that just because Slash has returned to Guns N' Roses doesn't signify the end of his solo band. “We usually have this sort of thing planned out well in advance. I think I knew, as did the rest of the Conspirators [including Todd Kerns and Brent Fitz] by the fall of last year about the GnR reunion,” explained Kennedy.
As for the status of the band, the singer added, "We actually had communication about a month or month and a half ago about reconvening in the next year to 18 months. So the door is definitely open."
Kennedy is currently busy with Alter Bridge, who just released their new album The Last Hero in October and are just getting started with promotion of the disc. Meanwhile, Guns N' Roses will take the "Not in This Lifetime" tour to other countries outside the U.S. in 2017.
Slash recorded a self-titled solo album in 2010 with a variety of guest vocalists appearing on the disc. After finding a connection with Kennedy, the guitarist tapped the singer to front a live band he was putting together to promote the album, and from there the group with Kennedy on vocals went on to release the well-received Apocalyptic Love in 2012 and World on Fire in 2014.
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