Ever since the impossible occurred and the Gunners crew made up long enough to take to the stage together for an entire world tour, anything has seemed possible – including the group getting back into the studio to record a new album.
Now, Marshall amps have posted a snap of Slash taking to the studio, fueling speculation that he could be getting to work on a rumoured Guns N’ Roses reunion record as commenters unanimously agreed that, yes, he must be recording the next ‘November Rain’ with Duff just out of shot.
— Marshall Amps (@marshallamps) April 21, 2017
While Slash could be mucking around on a new solo effort, his usual vocalist Myles Kennedy is out touring with his band Alter Bridge, Ultimate Guitar reports, while Gunners are just lounging around and recovering from their monster tour.
For his part, Axl has explicitly stated that his bandmates are open to the idea of working with him on a new record. “We are working on new stuff,” the NME quoted him as saying last year. “I’ve got a lot of stuff. I played some of it to Slash and Duff, and they liked it. They might play on it.”
He even had some words of praise for the guitarist and his work ethic, adding, “To Slash’s credit, he and Duff worked very hard… I didn’t have to tell Slash how to play ‘Chinese Democracy’ songs. He just embraced them and worked really hard.”
Maybe Slash is hard at work right now laying some licks down over the top of an Axl piano demo? For now, we’re just crossing our fingers.