Slash thinks Metallica’s ‘Garage Days’ is “one of the best cover records of all-time” - EpicNews

Legendary Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash has shared that he thinks Metallica‘s ‘Storage Days’ is among the greatest cowl albums of all-time.

Talking to Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones on his 95.5 KLOS radio present Jonsey’s Jukebox, Slash mentioned Weapons N’ Roses’ 1993 covers album ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’.

Explaining who picked which tracks for the album, Slash mentioned: “Duff [McKagan] picked a pair. ‘Since I Don’t Have You’ (by The Skyliners), I keep in mind [Axl Rose] had introduced it up, and I’d all the time beloved that track, so I used to be, like, ‘Yeah, that’d be a terrific track to do.’ I feel ‘Hair Of The Canine’ (by Nazareth] was one of many ones that he and I each wished to do. However, yeah, all people kind of threw concepts within the hat.”


“It was a hell of plenty of enjoyable. It was very spontaneous and it was recorded in numerous studios round – nicely, some stuff was within the States; I feel we recorded some stuff in, I wanna say Canada – don’t quote me on that. However I do know that there have been completely different studios, completely different places whereas we had been on the street. So we’d simply pop in. And [‘Since I Don’t Have You’], I keep in mind we simply rented out some studio in the course of the nation someplace – simply discovered it, booked it, went in there and whipped it out. So it was plenty of enjoyable to make.”

Slash went on to confess that he was a fan of canopy albums. “Simply with the ability to do an interpretation of a track that you simply actually like [is really cool],” he defined. “Some cowl data are higher than others. However the ones the place the artist actually pertains to the unique materials and it turns into a part of their character once they re-record it, I feel that’s actually cool. I assumed ‘Storage Days’ from Metallica (referring to the band’s 1987’s ‘The $5.98 E.P.: Storage Days Re-Revisited’) was among the finest cowl data of all-time. It was nice.”

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Metallica’s ‘The $5.98 EP – Storage Days Re-Revisited’ featured covers of Diamond Head’s ‘Helpless’, Killing Joke’s ‘The Wait’, Holocaust’s ‘The Small Hours’ and medley of the Misfits’ ‘Final Caress’ and ‘Inexperienced Hell’.

In the meantime, Guns N’ Roses have confirmed that they’ll return to the UK and Europe next summer for a massive tour — with two London stadium shows now confirmed.


The rock icons, who final performed the UK in 2018, will convey the ‘Not In This Lifetime’ tour to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Might 29 and 30 as a part of a brand new run of stadium reveals.