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Last month, LA Weekly awarded Slash the prestigious “Best MySpace Page” nod at the 2009 L.A. Web Awards. The guitarist’s Newscorp home boasts such features as a TurboTax banner ad, an attractive purple and black background, and the compulsory skull-wearing-a-top-hat insignia. In a post this morning, LA Weekly‘s Erin Broadley speaks with Slash about his exciting transition from “anti-tech” to self-proclaimed “Twittering fool.”

But following Slash on Twitter isn’t something you approach casually. This has become increasingly evident. While Slash—unlike, say, M.I.A.—is always game to interact with his followers, he’s a bit touchy on some of the finer points of Twittering. Herewith, a brief how-to:



  • Tweet too much: