Slash – Van Halen argument leads to jail
A couple were arrested in Cleveland, Ohio, recently after an argument over rock guitarists Slash and Eddie Van Halen escalated out of control.
Cleveland.com reports that the unnamed pair were staying in Motel 6 in the city’s Brook Park suburb and having a discussion about rock music. The man believed Slash was the better musician while the woman felt Van Halen had the stronger position.
After a time their discussion became a heated argument and staff were forced to call Brook Park police. On being interviewed by officers the couple agreed to calm down – but a database check revealed they both had outstanding warrants in other locations and so they were both arrested.
Slash is currently touring the UK and Ireland in support of his second solo album Apocalyptic Love. He plays Nottingham Arena tonight (Feb 28); Blackpool Empress Ballroom on Mar 1; and Dublin Olympia Theatre on Mar 3 and 4.
Van Halen, who were forced to cut short touring plans last year due to overwork and ill health, will head to Australia in June. Eddie Van Halen recently said: “Thank you for the overwhelming support and all of your cool comments. Hanging out, taking it easy and feeling better every day. Can’t wait to see you all!”