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Published:November 28th, 2007 12:39 EST
Slash to Crown Winner in Ultimate Guitar Showdown

Slash to Crown Winner in Ultimate Guitar Showdown

By Jessica Baird

As if a new biography, a nationwide tour with Velvet Revolver and an animated role in “Guitar Hero III” were not enough for legendary rocker, Slash, to have on his plate, he is now in search of the ultimate guitar solo.

Sponsored by Music Nation, the online home for independent artists, Slash’s Ultimate Guitar Showdown is an online competition in which Slash, of Guns N’Roses and Velvet Revolver fame, will be the judge.

Musicians can enter now through December 4 at, a web site where you can upload your videos and mp3s to create a personal artist profile. Creating a profile will also grant access to hidden interview footage of Slash.

In head-to-head voting, the public will rank a video of your best guitar shredding before Slash considers the top ten on December, 5. The winner, and four honorable mentions, will be announced December 10.

The winner will receive a Gibson Les Paul guitar, Slash’s favorite, and a Marshall Stack. In case the new gear isn’t prize enough, the winner will be given bragging rights for years to come. 

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