Rock guitarist Slash of Guns ‘N Roses fame has collaborated on The Collection: Slash, a hardcover coffee-table photo book where he tells the story behind the instruments he has used throughout his storied music career. Due to arrive in January 2023, The Collection: Slash custom edition is available for order. This also marks the first official book release for Gibson Publishing.
In The Collection: Slash, the guitarist shares new insights into the stories behind the music through exclusive interviews with Mark Agnesi (Director of Brand Experience at Gibson). Over 300 pages in length, the book contains numerous photos of the guitarist and his impressive guitar collection, shot by the Gibson team and Rock photographer Ross Halfin, whose relationship with Slash extends back to an early Guns N’ Roses portrait session from 1986. The book is written and edited by Gibson editor-in-chief Chris Vinnicombe.
The Custom edition of The Collection: Slash is hand-signed by Slash and limited to 500 copies worldwide. It measures 297 x 420 mm (11.69 x 16.54”) and comes inside a deluxe clamshell protective box with premium case candy inside the package including an Axe Heaven Appetite Les Paul miniature guitar, an exclusive bandana, a guitar pick tin with Dunlop guitar picks, a cover poster, four guitar art prints, and a certificate of authenticity.