1980s power balladeer and one-time punk Belinda Carlisle said it best; heaven is a place …
It’s the bromance of the business and they’re back with their third collaborative album–Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have done it again, conquering classic rock ‘n’ roll with an unmistakable fresh modern twist–in Living The Dream, your rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true.
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This album has everything you could expect from a living rock god. Slash, who needs no introduction, pummels out riff after riff with an ever-engaging creativity. He’s the train that keeps on chugging and the ride doesn’t get boring. Opener The Call Of The Wild twings and twangs the way for a solid collection of equally vibrant numbers. The gruff grind of a plectrum in My Antidote a particularly electrifying number.
The power that Slash can muster over all who hear the steely run of his guitar licks is unmatchable
Vocalist Myles Kennedy, better known as the frontman for hard rock heroes Alter Bridge, swoons and croons his way through a wonderful blend of ballads, like The One You Loved Is Gone, and unforgettable rock knockouts with his one-of-a-kind falsetto melodies. In perhaps the best demonstration of his abilities so far in this collaborative platform, Kennedy bends and breaks the boundaries of his appeal, particularly shaking out the sexy in Serve You Right.
Kudos rightly given to The Conspirators, drummer Brent Fitz, Todd Kerns on bass, and rhythm guitarist Frank Sidoris, who delivery such a cohesive sound, driving the group on an epic trip in Mind Your Manners, they prove their the cogs that keep the wheel turning.
The power that Slash can muster over all who hear the steely run of his guitar licks is unmatchable and in Living The Dream, he and Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators deliver an album that’s nothing if not an exhilarating experience.
STANDOUT TRACKS: Mind Your Manners, Read Between The Lines, Driving Rain
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