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Inside his brand new single 'The River Is Rising'
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When someone like Slash says his new album is one of the best he’s made yet, you mark the release date on your calendar and brim with anticipation for its arrival.

Slash joined Audacy’s Remy Maxwell for an Audacy Check In as he went inside his latest single with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators “The River Is Rising.”

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Slash and the band took a different approach on this record, opting to enlist Dave Cobb as producer and record the entire album in Nashville. Cobb is a noted producer in the Nashville scene having worked with artists like Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Elle King, Zac Brown Band, and more.

“The thing that turned me on about Dave was this initial phone call where we started talking about great Rock N’ Roll records, live records, studio records that were performed live,” Slash said. “He said, ‘man, we’ll just bang this thing out live.’ I was like, that’s what I want to do, with the guitars in the room.”

The band packed their bags and shacked up at RCA’s legendary Studio A where they wasted no time getting to work. “All things considered, the record was basically done in five days,” Slash said.

Despite the quick turnaround time, the making of the record wasn’t without it’s share of adversity.

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