Watch Slash, Def Leppard's Phil Collen and Stone Temple Pilots' Robert DeLeo cover Jimi Hendrix's Fire

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen (opens in new tab) and Stone Temple Pilots (opens in new tab) bassist Robert DeLeo (opens in new tab)are already bandmates in Delta Deep, but the addition of Slash and his signature 'Victoria' Les Paul Goldtop (opens in new tab) on a live cover of Jimi Hendrix (opens in new tab) classic Fire above takes things to a whole new… temperature.

They were joined by Delta Deep drummer Forrest Robinson for the live stream performance on 6 June as part of the in aid of the LA Zoo. Slash is a passionate supporter of the zoo and has donated his own pet snakes to it in the past.  

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.