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Slash Releases Panoramic 'Slash 360' App

New Apple program ties into his recent album 'Apocalyptic Love'

July 27, 2012 2:00 PM ET
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Courtesy of MATIvision

With his two new Apple iOS-based applications, Slash is aiming to enhance the music listening experience for fans. Slash360 invites fans to enter his studio to relive the recording of his recent album Apocalyptic Love through six 360-degree spherical, panoramic cameras. "The app captures the energy of the band in the best way and MATIvision allows fans to experience the album just as if they were in the room with us," said Slash in a statement.

There are two versions of Slash360: an introductory version featuring the track "You're a Lie" plus extras for $0.99, and also a full version with the entire album and more for $4.99. The app is available now on iTunes.

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