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GUNS N' ROSES Announces Fall 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

GUNS N' ROSES is bringing its outrageously successful "Not In This Lifetime" tour back to the U.S this fall — and for the first time in 2019 With fans hungry for more GN'R, today the band revealed eight new dates across the United States, kicking off September 25 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The shows include ...

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Tenderness - DUFF MCKAGAN

The immediate mental image most of us draw of Duff McKagan traces back 30 years. The 20-something was draped with a hairspray-stiff mane. A cigarette regularly dangled from his lips. He was — and once again is — a key member of dirty hard rock/heavy metal icons GUNS N' ROSES. He looked the part. He ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN On 'Different' New Album 'Tenderness': 'I Just Keep Trying To Grow As A Musician And Push Boundaries'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan recently spoke with Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3. The full conversation can be heard below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On his new solo album, "Tenderness": Duff: "This kind of more austere, restrained sort of music is something I've wanted ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Says AXL ROSE Is 'A Super-Smart Guy': 'If You're Going To Try To Compete With Him Intellectually, You've Lost'

Duff McKagan says that Axl Rose is "a super-smart guy" who is "concerned about his country." The GUNS N' ROSES bassist made his comment while speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about Rose's support of a number of left-wing causes on Twitter, where the singer has repeatedly criticized President Donald Trump's policies. "If he ...

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SLASH Confirms New GUNS N' ROSES Music Is On The Way

Slash has confirmed that GUNS N' ROSES will start work on new music in the fall. The guitarist had previously said that there was talk of GUNS putting new ideas together, but he was reluctant to say that fans could definitely expect to hear fresh material from the reunited group. Explaining why he had been ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN On Possibility Of IZZY STRADLIN Playing With GUNS N' ROSES Again: 'That Is Something That We Tried To Make Happen'

Gregg Stone of Northern Colorado radio station 92.9 The Bear recently conducted an interview with GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he has plans to write a book about his recent experiences on the ...

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Does DUFF MCKAGAN Feel Underrated As A Bass Player?

In a brand new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, GUNS N' ROSES' Duff McKagan was asked if he ever feels underrated as a bass player. He responded (hear audio below): "I don't know where I'm rated. I don't pay attention to that. I'm really so just all into my craft. It's not ...

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Is SLASH Recording New GUNS N' ROSES Music This Weekend?

Slash will reportedly record guitar parts for some brand new GUNS N' ROSES material this weekend at singer Axl Rose's studio in Malibu, California. The news of the recording session was broken in a social media post by Kruse Kontrol Amplification, which performs amplifier modifications for customers from the entire U.S. and Canada. In the ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Announces European Tour

GUNS N' ROSES bassist and New York Times best-selling author Duff McKagan, backed by Shooter Jennings and his band, has announced a European tour in support of the "Tenderness" album. The dates are as follows: Aug. 22 - Stodola - Warsaw, Poland Aug. 23 - Astra - Berlin, Germany Aug. 24 - Blue Moon Festival ...

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Listen To DUFF MCKAGAN's New Solo Song 'Don't Look Behind You'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist and New York Times best-selling author Duff McKagan has released "Don't Look Behind You", a new track from his much-anticipated solo album, "Tenderness". "Don't Look Behind You" follows the recent release of "Chip Away" and "Tenderness". The full track listing for "Tenderness" is as follows: 01. Tenderness 02. It's Not Too ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Says Musicians And Athletes Have Right To Speak Out On Issues They Are Passionate About

Duff McKagan says that musicians and athletes should have the right to speak out on political or social issues, adding that they are perfectly justified in using their platform to voice their opinions on things they feel passionate about. The GUNS N' ROSES bassist made his comments while speaking to SiriusXM's "Debatable" about the inspiration ...

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