Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group, today announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with guitar icon Slash. Effective immediately, Warner/Chappell will administer all of Slash’s future material, alongside most of his catalog dating back to 1985, including his work with Slash’s Snakepit and Velvet Revolver, as well as all of his solo material.
Slash said, “Warner/Chappell is great at what they do, and I know that many of my friends and colleagues rely on them for their ability to navigate the world of publishing. I’m very happy about this partnership and look forward to exploring new avenues with them.”
“For the past quarter century, Slash’s signature sound has been a commanding presence across the rock landscape, and he stands among the most innovative and influential artists of our generation,” said Cameron Strang, Chairman & CEO, Warner/Chappell Music. “As both a musician’s musician and a great songwriter, his expansive talent is remarkable in its creativity and impact. We are thrilled to welcome Slash into the Warner/Chappell family, and we look forward to working together to find new commercial and creative opportunities for his exceptional body of work.”