Slash Claims New Song Is Not About Axl Rose
April 4, 2010
Paul Cashmere of Undercover.com.au reports: the lyrics to the new Slash song `Crucify The Dead` go like this.
“A loaded gun jammed by a rose/the thorns are not around your head/your ego cut you til you bled”.
Amazingly, Slash says the song is not about Axl Rose. He claims Ozzy Osbourne, who sings the song on the Slash album wrote it about his own experiences.
Slash answered the question during an appearance at Canadian Music Week last week. He said “the song represents the situation he’s had in his relationships with other musicians. Yes, there were some key lines in there that were very suggestive of my experience. But he said, ‘No, this is just an overall picture of the issues.’ “
The Slash album features an all-star cast of guest vocalists including Andrew Stockdale from Wolfmother, Fergie, Lemmy from Motorhead and Chris Cornell.