‘Like sex only much better’Playlist: Legendary axe slinger Slash has these five songs to thanks for his appetite for seduction and how he’ll knock on Heaven’s door
Top hat, mane of curly hair, sunglasses. Slash has remained true to his trademark look, even though it’s 18 years since he left Guns N’ Roses. He and Axl Rose and the other ones sold more than 100 million albums together and Slash lived strictly according to three commandments: sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll.
He’s put all those vices behind him now. Eight years ago, he even gave up drinking and smoking. “But the guitar is the love of my life,” says the 49-year-old, born Saul Hudson. His third solo album, World on Fire, is proof of that: 17 throbbing rock songs, featuring incredible solos by a guitar god. The snake-lover tells us the tracks that hold deep meaning in his life and career.
Listen up - Next level earphones: The Dash
These wireless waterproof in-ear earbuds play music either via Bluetooth from your phone/player or from the 4GB of internal storage. They also work as a fitness computer and have passive noise isolation, so you don’t shut off on your run. Highly impressive.