Slash, the iconic, Grammy-winning Rock guitarist and songwriter's forthcoming second studio album APOCALYPTIC LOVE, will release his second solo album on 22nd May via his own label DIK HAYD INTERNATIONAL distributed through EMI. The CD will follow his 2010 debut album, SLASH, and his November 2011 first-ever live solo album, the two-CD/DVD set MADE IN STOKE 24/7/11. Notably, the SLASH album debuted on The Billboard 200 chart at #3 (#1 on the Rock chart, #1 on the Independent chart, and #1 on the Hard Music chart). Digitally, the album also became the #1 overall digital album and hit #1 on iTunes in 13 countries. Internationally, the disc achieved Top 5 chart positions in over a dozen major territories, hitting #1 in both Japan and New Zealand.