Duff McKagan Releases Picture of Himself With Chris Cornell Backstage!
Weapons Nâ€™ Roses bassist Duff McKagan launched a by no means launched on-line photograph of himself and Chris Cornell backstage at Mad Seasonâ€™s January 2015 reunion present in Seattle. The photograph was taken by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready. Test it out beneath.
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GUNS Nâ€™ ROSESÂ keyboardistÂ Dizzy ReedÂ has phoned into theÂ â€œRock Discuss With Mitch Lafonâ€. He mentionedÂ that the bandâ€™s not too long ago accomplishedÂ â€œNot In This Lifetimeâ€Â tour greater than lived as much as his expectations. â€œI had little doubt that it was gonna be as massive and as huge because it was,â€ he mentioned. â€œAnd I feel we eradicated any uncertainty, as a result of everyone labored actually onerous. And we put within the time to placed on one of the best present that we probably may for everyone. For those who do every little thing you possibly can via preparation, then the rest that occurs is simply gonna be an act of god or no matter. The followers got here out, like I knew they’d, and I donâ€™t suppose it was something lower than I believed it will be.â€
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ReedÂ additionally spoke about how they put together for the three-and-a-half-hour reveals withÂ GUNS Nâ€™ ROSES, saying: â€œTruthfully, itâ€™s not that robust for me. Iâ€™m sitting down loads, taking part in the piano. The primary factor for me â€” and Iâ€™ve mentioned this earlier than â€” is Iâ€™ve gotta hit the bathroom earlier than I’m going on, man, â€™trigger Iâ€™m not gonna be capable of use the bathroom for an additional 4 hours. In order thatâ€™s the principle factor. It goes by [fast], too. I donâ€™t actually give it some thought. Numerous instances I feel we perhaps may have performed extra songs.â€
GUNS Nâ€™ ROSESÂ not too long ago introduced that it’s going to play three pageant reveals â€”Â Louder Than Life,Â Austin Metropolis LimitsÂ andÂ Exit 111Â â€” this fall. The gigs will mark the bandâ€™s first dwell appearances since ending its reunion tour in December 2018.
TheÂ â€œNot In This Lifetimeâ€Â tour started in April 2016, and after 159 reveals in 41 nations, it performed its final date at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 8, 2018.
â€œNot In This Lifetimeâ€Â is now believed to be the second-highest-grossing tour of all time, having generated greater than $500 million because it started three years in the past.
Because the finish of the tour final 12 months,Â SlashÂ and bassistÂ Duff McKaganÂ have each returned to their very own solo tasks. Slash is at present on tour with the Conspirators whereas Duff is on the brink of launch his lengthy awaited solo reportÂ TendernessÂ on the finish of this month.
TheÂ â€œNot In This Lifetimeâ€Â tour featured classic-lineup membersÂ Slash,Â McKaganÂ andÂ RoseÂ backed by guitaristÂ Richard Fortus, drummerÂ Frank Ferrer,Â ReedÂ and second keyboardistÂ Melissa Reese.