Slash Explains Why The State Of Music 'Sucks'
He says: "I think the music business itself sucks. It's turned very corporate, materialistic. Even artists are trying to conform to the record industry now. It used to be the artist was for the artist and there was a conflict of interest between the creative artist and the record company wanting to make a lot of money, and eventually they'd sort of work it out.
"Because then, they used to develop artists, and now it's just like Top 40 - everybody's trying to be Top 40. Even heavy metal bands are trying to be Top 40. So it's not a big turn-on, like it was for me in the 60s and 70s and 80s where it was exciting and there was a sense of rebellion and whatever.
Slash continues: "So I just do what I do, which is completely against the grain of what the industry is all about. But, as a whole, it'll get better eventually. It always has its ups and downs." Read more here.
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