The stories of goldmine

Guitarist Zakk Wylde shares the 10 albums that changed his life

Zakk Wylde/Scott Uchida photo

If there is one thing that we’ve learned from guitarist Zakk Wylde, it’s that you never know what entertaining tidbit or tale he might share during a conversation. Well, that, and his language will be at least as colorful as the story he’s sharing. Wylde’s list of the albums that changed his life is no different.

Slash chats about his guitar collection, vinyl’s resurgence and ‘World on Fire’

Slash photo by Travis Shinn

Slash has worn an awful lot of hats in his day — and no, we aren’t talking about his collection of top hats. He helped to propel Guns N’ Roses to top of the hard-rock heap with his fiery guitar licks and gritty riffs. After GNR imploded, Slash moved on to new endeavors, including Velvet Revolver, Slash’s Snakepit and his newest effort: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, which has returned with “World On Fire.”

Goldmine’s Record Show Calendar updated Nov. 25, 2014

Record Show Calendar

Get ready for upcoming record shows, including the Greater New Jersey Record Show on Dec. 7 in Edison, N.J., the Record Swap Meet Dec. 14 in Newark, Calif., the Record & CD Show in Jan. 17 in Lansing, Mich., and the Chicagoland Record Collectors Show Jan. 18, 2015, in Hillside, Ill.