Slash chronicles the rise and fall (and rise, and fall, and — look, he did a lot of heroin, okay?) of the Guns N’ Roses guitarist.
Surprise Revelation Axl Rose? Billy Joel fan! (On meeting a ”very, very drunk” Joel, Slash says: ”I had no idea that he was such a f—up, and I loved it.”)
Lowdown Too much time is spent reliving the days of getting high and crashing through plate-glass windows, but Slash is wonderfully frank about the factors (Axl, heroin) that led to Guns’ implosion. B