Slash joins Download line-up

Slash
Slash releases his first solo record, called Slash, on 10 May

Slash will debut his new self-titled solo album at this year's Download festival in June.

The former Guns N' Roses guitarist joins headliners AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith at the Donington Park event held 11-13 June.

The album, recorded with a number of special guests including Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Fergie from Black Eyed Peas is released on 10 May.

Atreyu, The Used, The Damned Things, Cancer Bats and Breed 77 also join the bill for the rock weekender.