GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal recently stopped by Gibson's New York City Showroom. He talked exclusively with Gibson.com about the day Joe Satriani recommended him for GN'R, his favorite Les Paul and his new protg, Mexican singer and actress Poc. Check out the chat below.
Bumblefoot joined GUNS N' ROSES in early 2006 as the replacement for Buckethead. He made his live debut with the band at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on May 12, 2006.
GUNS N' ROSES' upcoming South American tour will include stops at the Rock In Rio festival in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on October 2, at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile on October 5 and at Estadio nico de La Plata in La Plata, Argentina on October 8.
In addition to sole original member Axl Rose (vocals), the current lineup of GUNS N' ROSES includes guitarists Ron Thal, Richard Fortus and DJ Ashba, bassist Tommy Stinson, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman and drummer Frank Ferrer.
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