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GILBY CLARKE On Replacing IZZY STRADLIN In GUNS N' ROSES: 'People Say More About It Now Than They Did Back Then'

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke was recently interviewed by Dave "Higgo" Higgins of Australia's "Distortion" podcast. The full chat can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how he came to produce records by bands like THE BRONX and L.A. GUNS: Gilby: "Back when I was around Hollywood ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Appetite For Destruction' 30th-Anniversary Ads Mysteriously Pop Up In New York City

GUNS N' ROSES appears to be teasing a celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of its iconic debut album, "Appetite For Destruction", by placing ads around New York City featuring the record's artwork with the hashtag #APPETITE30TH. "Appetite" will officially turn thirty this Friday (July 21), and the band is scheduled to perform an intimate show ...

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II: As We Die - DOYLE

Since his last solo album, "Abominator", Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein has been featured in "Death Ward 13", a remake of the trash classic, "Don't Look in the Basement", and starred as a pulverizing brute in Alan Robert's horror comic book series, "Killogy". The much-lauded two-show reunion with Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only as "THE ORIGINAL ...

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STEVEN ADLER Says He Only Got To Talk To AXL ROSE For Ten Seconds During 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Earlier this week, former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler was interviewed on "Trunk Nation", Eddie Trunk's show on SiriusXM channel Volume (106). A few excerpts from the chat follow below (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On reuniting with classic GUNS N' ROSES members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan for guest appearances at several shows during ...

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RICHARD FORTUS: I've Rehearsed More In Last Year With GUNS N' ROSES Than In Previous 14 Years Put Together

In a wide-ranging interview seen in the video below, GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus shares his long history with Gretsch guitars and discusses his involvement in the band's current "Not In This Lifetime" reunion tour. Fortus, who joined GUNS N' ROSES in 2001 and became the band's longest-serving post-Slash guitarist, says: "I've been playing ...

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ERIC BRITTINGHAM On CINDERELLA: 'There's A Problem We're Having With Somebody Who Doesn't Wanna Change'

Eric Brittingham says that the "internal problems" that are preventing CINDERELLA from reuniting and hitting the road together are unlikely to be resolved anytime soon. Although CINDERELLA hasn't released a new studio album since 1994's "Still Climbing", the band started playing sporadic shows again in 2010 but has been largely inactive for the last few ...

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Historic SLASH Guitar Emerges After 30 Years

The metallic red B.C. Rich Warlock guitar owned and played by Slash during the Hollywood era early days of GUNS N' ROSES has been found and is being offered for sale at auction on November 5 through Julien's Auctions. The guitar is signed on the body "Slash" with his signature drawing of a "skull and ...

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JEFF LABAR Says His 'Drinking Problem' Is To Blame For CINDERELLA's Inactivity

CINDERELLA guitarist Jeff LaBar has accepted blame for the group's prolonged period of inactivity, explaining that his "drinking problem" caused a rift between him and his bandmates. CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer recently told RockRevolt Magazine that "some issues" within the band — "going back decades" — have effectively sidelined the group for the past four ...

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