DUFF MCKAGAN Talks ANVIL In Latest Seattle Weekly Column

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER/JANE'S ADDICTION bassist Duff McKagan has penned the latest installment of his column, which appears on Reverb at SeattleWeekly.com. An excerpt follows below.

"It's not that I grew up with ANVIL or saw them at all in the '80s when they were tearing it up back in the day. No, as a matter of fact they were not really on my radar at ALL until I saw their movie at the premiere in Los Angeles last year. It was the movie that struck a chord with me. The struggle and ebb and flow of a working rock band gets me every time.

"The documentary shows the friendship of ANVIL's two original members (drummer Rob Reiner and singer/lead guitarist Lips) more than anything. These two guys have been through so much crap and somehow remained the best of friends. They have not changed one thing about themselves over the last 30 years, probably to the detriment of any real success."

Read McKagan's entire column at SeattleWeekly.com.

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