Duff McKagan Thought Guns N' Roses Reunion Was Over After First Gig
By Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta
April 1, 2019
Front man Axl Rose broke his foot just a few songs into the band's West Hollywood comeback show, and McKagan thought that was that; it just wasn't meant to be.
"We played the Troubadour ... and Axl broke his foot, like, third song in, and I thought, 'Well, we've got this one show under out belt. We did this thing,'" he told The Rich Eisen Show in a recent interview.
But to McKagan's surprise, the singer who became notorious in the late-'80s and '90s for making audiences wait, wasn't going to let a broken bone keep the band's stadium comeback from happening.
"And he wanted to continue on," the bassist added. "He was like, 'This isn't gonna stop me.' We played a bunch of shows with him an a cast in a chair, and we just went through so many revelations of things and ended that on a high note. And that's where we're still at."
Guitarist Richard Fortus teased in January that the new material will be out "faster than you think," whatever that means.
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