Nothing To Say

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  • This track features Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M Shadows. Slash told Musicradar.com how he ended up hooking up with the hard rock singer: "There wasn't a lot of conscious thought about what kind of record I was making. I was just pooling all of these people together and it was a devil-may-care kind of thing, but once I started to look at the list of people I'd already worked with, sort of halfway through the record, I had some of my heroes on there, some of my contemporaries and I wanted to have some young guys. For this song I was thinking that Dave Mustaine would've been great, but I didn't want to spin way too much into any one era. Then I thought of Avenged Sevenfold, and fortunately we share the same management so M Shadows was easy to contact! And he was great, he came in and worked really hard to get the melodies together, he took it very seriously. It's me getting away with something I couldn't do in Velvet Revolver!"
  • M Shadows recalled to Billboard magazine: "Before we met he sent over a verse riff and a chorus and basically said, 'What can you do with this?' At first I was just doing some vocal melodies, but after a while I was like, 'I kind of want to make this a little more in-depth,' so I brought in a new verse and turned the chorus into a pre-chorus. Slash was super laid-back. He wasn't pissed that I was coming up with new things."

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