Despite his recent leg-amputation surgery, legendary guitarist Leslie West is going ahead with plans to release his new solo album, Unusual Suspects, on September 19th.
Although Unusual Suspects is billed as a ‘solo’ effort, West is joined by an impressive array of guest stars, such as Billy Gibbons, Slash, Zakk Wylde, Joe Bonamassa and Steve Lukather. Noted drummer Kenny Aronoff also lends his talents to the proceedings.
“These guys don’t show up to play on everybody’s albums,” West said of his famous friends who grace his CD. “They’re stars in their own right and fantastic players, everyone with their own sound and style, and about as far from ‘the usual suspects’ as it gets.”
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