Slash has found some rock and roll peace and contentment

A blog post by Ottawa Citizen I thought The Rock Riff readers would appreciate.
Enjoy!

Ottawa Citizen

Slash
Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest Bell Stage
When: July 11 at 7 p.m.
Tickets: ottawabluesfest.ca

After nearly three decades as the cool cat in the hat, Slash has seemingly figured out what he loves about his life in rock n’ roll and what he doesn’t.

So when the guitarist behind some of the most instantly recognizable riffs lands in Ottawa next week to play Bluesfest, it will be as part of a tour that he says is “definitely better” for him than some of the wild days of the past.

“I have a lot less distractions — a lot less, at least, unnecessary distractions — in the situation that I’m in now,” he told the Citizen recently from Los Angeles.

What Slash considers “distractions” are likely the stuff of rock legend for many of his fans, from his nasty high-profile split with former friend…

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