SLASH Jams With JIM CARREY In Sherman Oaks; Video Available

April 19, 2010

Comedy actor Jim Carrey joined legendary guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES) on stage at Cozy's in Sherman Oaks, California on April 12, 2010.

Carrey stated in a Twitter posting, "Just sang with Slash at Cozy's in the valley. No idea what I sounded like. Couldn't hear myself, but the energy was jammazing! I'm spankful!"

Slash celebrated the release of his first true solo album, "Slash", with a signing session on Saturday, April 17 at Amoeba Music in Hollywood, California.

"Slash" has registered the following first-week chart positions:

Sweden: #1
Canada: #1
Finland: #2
Switzerland: #3
USA: #3
Norway: #4
Denmark: #6
Poland: #11
Spain: #26
United Kingdom: #30

"Slash" scored the highest new entry on this week's The Billboard 200 chart, with first-week U.S. sales of around 60,000 copies.

"Slash" was released in North America on April 6 via EMI Label Services. The album features an all-star roster of guest musicians, including Ian Astbury, Chris Cornell, Rocco DeLuca, Fergie, Dave Grohl, Myles Kennedy, Kid Rock, Lemmy Kilmister, Adam Levine of MAROON 5, Duff McKagan, M. Shadows of AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, and Andrew Stockdale of WOLFMOTHER.

"Slash" was produced by Eric Valentine (QUEENS OF STONE AGE, THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS) and was completed with the rhythm section of bassist Chris Chaney (JANE'S ADDICTION) and drummer Josh Freese (NINE INCH NAILS). Slash handled the majority of arranging and songwriting duties and hand-picked each guest artist. The album's guests worked collaboratively with Slash to round out the song.

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