Former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is always full of creativity, and he’s ready to take his latest round of musical ideas into the studio. Slash tweeted out a special message on Wednesday (March 20) to tell fans that he’s back in the studio, writing and recording songs for his upcoming solo album, which will once again include his backup group Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.

Slash tweeted, “Started the demo process for the next S/M & the Conspirators record last night; lots of material to work up. It's going 2 be good. iiii]; )’”

As for the rest of 2013, in addition to recording the new album, Slash is slated to kick back into touring mode in May with a full slate of tour dates and festival shows.