Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash will make his first foray into video game music on an upcoming EA Sports NASCAR game, due later this year. “There will be theme music,” he tells Billboard.com. “No words or anything like that, because there is dialogue all the way through. This will be background music for the whole game.”
“I’ve never been a video game guy, but they sent me their last NASCAR game and I had to learn how to use it,” he continues. “It’s not unlike doing pinball machines, which I did back in the Guns [N’ Roses] days. You have different modes you go into, depending on what you do, and the music changes.”
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