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It's Five O'Clock Somewhere

Slash, Slash's SnakepitAudio CD
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

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  • Audio CD (February 14, 1995)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Fontana Geffen
  • ASIN: B000000OU6
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,644 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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33 of 37 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great guitar rock album November 23, 2005
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4. 5 Stars

Slash...a guitarist that needs no introduction. In the late 80s, while rock was up to its waist in Eddie Van Halen clones, Slash brought the classic sound of Joe Perry and Jeff Beck back in style. His playing thrilled and captivated a generation of fans. His signature top-hat and dangling cigarette became synonymous with cool. As the lead guitarist for Guns N' Roses ('85-'93) he was more than just a guitar hero, he was a pop-cultural icon.

Fast-forward to 2004. Almost a full decade after the demise of the original Guns N' Roses, Slash makes a huge comeback with his new band Velvet Revolver. But what about the ten years between Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver?

When (then) Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash went into the studio to record "It's Five O' Clock Somewhere," (1995) it was not initially supposed to be a solo project or a new band. Anxious to get back on the road with a new album, Slash recorded a batch of new songs and presented them to Axl Rose as the follow-up to the "Use Your Illusion" (1991) albums. Much to Slash's disappointment, Slash claims the material was shot down by Rose as sounding "too retro." (NOTE: In Rose's defense, he claims he would have worked with the material, as it had potential.) Not wanting to waste the songs, Slash formed a new band to finish the material and release an album. Slash retained (then) Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum and rhythm guitarist Gilby Clarke, who had just recently left GN'R. Alice In Chains bassist Mike Inez and the unknown vocalist Eric Dover rounded out the band.

In the early days of post-grunge, when old-school guitar AOR was all but left-for-dead, "It's Five O' Clock Somewhere" was a complete throwback to 70s/80s arena style rock.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good debut album by ex-Gunner 'Slash'. January 9, 2000
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As a debut album by former Guns N' Roses guitar-god, Slash, shows to a great extent just how much input on the sound of his former band. He brings this style to "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere". It's brash, occasionally rough, bluesy, but definately rock and roll. Just so you know, the hignlights of this record are Neither Can I, Dime Store Rock, Beggars and Hangers On, and a few more. His attempt at a love song in I Hate Everybody (But You), dedicated to his former wife, Renee, is okay as well. Pick this one up is you dig Guns N' Roses and Slash's bluesy rock style, you will be happy with the purchase.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What Slash was all about on Appetite for Destruction August 15, 2005
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Slash is a one-of-a-kind guitar player, and any fan can pick out a new song from one of Slash's bands (the latest being Velvet Revolver) just on his unique bluesy guitar style. After seeing the direction Axl wanted to take GNR with electronic music, it was a relief to see Slash get back to his roots, to the blues music he loved, and release this outstanding album with the very talented Eric Dover on vocals.

This is an album for hard rock fans who thought Appetite was the best thing to come out of GNR. If over-the-top stuff like Novemeber Rain is your favorite, you might not appreciate Slash's Snakepit as much. This is Slash truly playing the music he wanted to do with GNR.

There are some great blues rock songs on here, especially Be the Ball and Neither Can I. Personally, I love Doin' Fine, which is nothing but a pure party song. I've played that for a lot of non-GNR fans and they've enjoyed it.

On a side note, I had the pleasure of seeing Slash's Snakepit open for AC/DC back in 2000, and Dover did a dead-on impression of Axl singing Mr. Brownstone that proved the band had a great sense of humor along with their immense talent.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What? April 30, 1999
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Format:Audio CD
Is this a joke? There have got to be 35 mindless, one-line reviews giving the album one star. Most of them comment on his guitar-playing prowess. As someone who has been playing for over 15 years, I can assure you that Slash is among the best of the last 50 years. I wonder what tripe these detracors are listening to. A few other reviewers comment that this album doesn't sound enough like GN'R. Well, none of their solo records do. GN'R was a combination of all the members' styles. This is Slash's, and it rocks the way rock is meant to.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Other than GNR, this is as good as it gets! November 30, 2001
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This album is hands down one of the best rock albums I own. I dont care if everyone disagrees me. Everyone seems to have a problem with the vocalist (Eric Dover) but he's not that bad at all. The man's edgy, rough style fits with every song. I was actually quite impressed. Words cannot describe Slash's guitar play. People say that he was trying to recreate GNR, but thats just HIS style. GNR was based around his guitar play just as Snakepit is. In my opinion this album is better than the new Snakepit album. Dont get me wrong, the new album rocks, but it doesn't have as much solo time for Slash. Anyway, buy this album, its well worth every penny.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Packs a punch better than most music out now August 3, 2002
Format:Audio CD
ok, so Slash knew this album wasn't going to be a classic, but this was just a side project while GN'R weren't doin anything. Eric Dover is no Axl Rose (then again, who is?), Slash again provin one of the worlds greatest guitarists and a decent line-up for the rest of the band which is: Mike Inez(alice in chains normally), Gilby Clarke(ex-gnr), and Matt Sorum(ex-gnr). This was an experimental album for Slash, trying to add some blues to the GN'R sound which works in most cases. The second Snakepit album 'Ain't Life Grand'is probably better but this is well worth buying if you're into GN'R.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good first effort.
Most people don't know this, but Slash had written some of these songs for the next Guns N' Roses album. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Tony
4.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a gift for my boyfriend and he's very pleased.
Bought this as a gift for my boyfriend for valentines day. He hasn't been able to find it in stores anywhere for months so I was pleased to find it so easily online. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Nikki Matson
1.0 out of 5 stars Stink
Good guitar ...STINK vocal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! don't waist your money. The singer should be shot. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Wally World
4.0 out of 5 stars sound like Bon Jovi in parts, or maybe Mindfunk
A nice little album that somehow manages to sound like sheer rock `n' roll without sounding obviously Guns N' Roses. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Surferofromantica
5.0 out of 5 stars Slash brings it!
This first solo album by Slash totally blows away any thing he did with Guns N Roses. Its nice hearing him work with a great vocalist. Ive always thought Axl sucked. Read more
Published 13 months ago by frank
3.0 out of 5 stars 3.5 stars for Slash's solo debut
In 1994, during another hiatus from GNR', Slash grew tired of waiting to play some music so he formed a side-project named Snakepit to further his ambitions. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Jonathan Weller
5.0 out of 5 stars The Greatest Album Guns N Roses Never Made!
As my review title states the greatest album G N R never have practically the band here except Axl on vocals and Duff on bass, even though he does contribute to some... Read more
Published on July 6, 2012 by cd-heaven
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Album
i think this is a nice album, ive heard better stuff from slash lately but this albun is still great, i took the time to read the bad comments on this and I'm wondering if all of... Read more
Published on June 11, 2012 by Cristobal Garcia Salas
5.0 out of 5 stars EXC album
Superb disc! full of great riffs and Eric Dover's voice is EXC. I wish they would get together again and write more music!
Published on January 21, 2012 by Marinazo
4.0 out of 5 stars Lost treasure
Wow why did I wait so long to buy this?? This is a really good CD. Just good straight ahead rock and roll.
Published on March 25, 2010 by Robert Murdock
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