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Listen To DUFF MCKAGAN's New Solo Single, 'Tenderness'

Duff McKagan has released "Tenderness", the first single from the GUNS N' ROSES bassist's upcoming solo album. "The real point of this record, and the lyrics for 'Tenderness', is not for me to be some damn politician or some other voice to add to what is already way too much noise," McKagan said in a ...

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Video: AEROSMITH Performs At STEVEN TYLER's Second Annual 'Grammy Awards Viewing Party'

Last night, iconic music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler celebrated his second annual Grammy Awards Viewing Party to benefit Janie's Fund with over 500 friends and supporters, including Sharon Stone, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Alice Cooper, and more at Raleigh Studios Hollywood. Hosted by Jane Lynch, the exclusive gala featured a live viewing of the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES' DUFF MCKAGAN: How I Became A Bassist

At the 2019 NAMM Show — a convention for the musical products industry that took place in Anaheim, California from January 24-27 — GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan participated in a "bass talk" with Fender. Video footage can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he came to ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN On New Solo Album: 'It's Not A Rock Record'

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan says that his upcoming solo album will consist of "observational songs" that find him "pointing out out some things" that he has noticed over the course of the last few years of touring. McKagan began recording the album back in March 2018 with producer Shooter Jennings. The two worked ...

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IGGY POP To Executive-Produce 'Punk' Docuseries Feat. JOHNNY ROTTEN. MARKY RAMONE, DUFF MCKAGAN

Premium network EPIX has greenlit "Punk", a four-part docuseries from executive producer John Varvatos. Varvatos brings his passion and deep connection to the roots of the punk movement to the series, partnering with filmmaker Derik Murray's Network Entertainment to produce the quintessential story of punk. The series is currently in production, and will premiere on ...

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Watch GUNS N' ROSES Perform In Monterrey, Manila And Kuala Lumpur During Fall Leg Of 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour

Official Facebook Live videos of GUNS N' ROSES performing in Monterrey, Mexico (November 3); Manila, Philippines (November 11); and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during the fall 2018 leg of the band's "Not In This Lifetime" tour can be seen below. Since the "Not In This Lifetime" kickoff in 2016, GUNS N' ROSES has performed an astounding ...

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SLASH On Returning To GUNS N' ROSES: 'It Turned Out To Be One Of The Greatest Things That I Ever Did'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash was recently interviewed by syndicated radio DJ Theresa Rockface. The full conversation can be seen below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the music video for "Driving Rain", the first single from his new solo album "Living The Dream": Slash: "The puppets are great. Sort of the ...

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Watch DUFF MCKAGAN Join SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS For 'It's So Easy' Performance In Hollywood

The iconic Grammy-winning guitarist Slash and his band SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS wrapped their nationwide, sold-out headlining tour — their first in four years — on Tuesday night (October 16) at the Palladium in Hollywood, California. The group ripped through a 22-song, electrifying two-hour show which included a special guest appearance from ...

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SLASH's Ex-Wife PERLA HUDSON: 'I Miss My Best Friend'

Slash's wife of 17 years, Perla Hudson, has opened up about her divorce from the GUNS N' ROSES guitarist, saying that she misses her "best friend." Last month, Slash and Perla reached a divorce settlement entitling her to $6.6 million as well as $100,000 per month in spousal support and $39,000 per month in child ...

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SLASH On Current GUNS N' ROSES Lineup: 'It's This Really, Really Well-Oiled Machine That's Super Functional'

Slash says that the current lineup of GUNS N' ROSES is a "really well-oiled machine that's super functional." Only rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin and drummer Steven Adler are missing from the classic GN'R lineup that recorded 1987's classic debut, "Appetite For Destruction". Slash, singer Axl Rose and bassist Duff McKagan are on board, fortified with ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Play Hawaii For First Time Ever

GUNS N' ROSES will play its first show ever in the state of Hawaii, on Saturday, December 8 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Tickets are on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m. HST at Ticketmaster and at the Aloha Stadium box office. Citi is the official presale credit card ...

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SLASH Talks Playing 'Chinese Democracy' Song 'Better', VELVET REVOLVER's 'Slither' With GUNS N' ROSES

One highlight of GUNS N' ROSES' concerts during the "Not In This Lifetime" tour has been the "Chinese Democracy" track "Better", which features an intro that doesn't appear on the album version of the song. Guitarist Slash says it's only natural that the song's live rendition sounds different with him and bassist Duff McKagan performing ...

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