Ernie Ball, Slash premiere mini-doc ‘Unspoken Expression’

The film sees the guitar hero divulge about his family, inspiration and guitars.

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Slash performing on stage. Image: A.PAES /

Ernie Ball has released a new mini-documentary, Unspoken Expression, which stars guitar legend Slash.

The nine-minute feature was filmed entirely in the top-hatted maestro’s private studio, and sees him speak candidly about a number of topics: his musically talented family, early inspirations and his love for the six-string.

“The guitar’s basically a vehicle to be able to express feelings of anxiety, feelings of anger, feelings of passion, feelings of love, feelings of excitement, feelings of violence, feelings of sex… all of these kinds of emotions are, for me, very well expressed through the guitar,” Slash shares.

It’s been a busy 2018 for the GNR guitarist. Apart from this short film, he recently released Living the Dream—his fourth album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators—a new limited-edition Gibson Les Paul and signature Epiphone Firebird.

Watch the Unspoken Expression here:

‘Living the Dream’ is now available. More information at


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