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Titolo: Slash e Axl
Inserito da: asessa - 02 Gennaio 2018, 15:47:pm
December 31, 2017

Slash says that reconnecting with Axl Rose after nearly two decades was a "cathartic" experience.

2016 saw "classic"-lineup GUNS N' ROSES members Slash and Duff McKagan rejoin the band for the "Not in This Lifetime Tour", marking the first time the two musicians had been part of the group since the 1990s.

During a brand new appearance on the "Sixx Sense"radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M.bassist Nikki Sixx, Slash confirmed that he hadn't spoken to Rose in 19 years following his exit from GUNS N' ROSES. "There was always that thing, and I won't get into all the personal stuff," he said (see video below). "But even over that period of time, there was a lot of bad feelings from the breakup all throughout that 20 years, whatever it was. But there's also a part of you that's like in a marriage, where you love somebody and… so there's always that feeling, but then there's all this negative stuff."

Slash went on to once again blame the media for causing unnecessary conflict between him and the GN'Rfrontman, who famously called the guitarist a "cancer" during a 2009 interview. "There was so much stuff perpetuated in the media, and it was just blown out of proportion," Slash said. "So when he and I talked for the first time [since 1996], it was really, really cool."

According to Slash, the first time he and Axl spoke in 2015, "it was on the phone, and then we got together when I got back into town. 'Cause I was on the road — I was in Peru; I remember it specifically," he said. "It was very cathartic to physically talk. 'Cause there's a bond that you have that's never [broken]. And then what happens is the bond makes the negative side of it that much worse, because you're forced out of it."

The debut gig the reunited trio, along with four backing musicians from latter lineups, played was at the Troubadour nightclub in Los Angeles on April 1, 2016, and "it was just fucking awesome," Slash said. "And it just snowballed from there. So [it's been] 18 months, and it's been… I mean, if you had talked to me 20 months ago, I would have said, 'No fucking way. It's never gonna happen.' But it did, and it was fucking awesome."

Slash said that it "very surreal" to look over to the side of the stage and see Axl, who famously said in a 2009 interview with Billboard that one of the two of them would "die" before a reunion was to ever take place. "There were these moments on stage where you sort of take stock of where you are at the moment and go, 'Wow! This is a trip,'" Slash said. "And the funny thing about it… There was something about this particular tour that didn't take me back to the last tour in the '90s where it was, like, reminiscent of that — it was completely uniquely its own new thing. Same guys, same songs, but a whole different experience."

Axl, Slash and Duff are the only GN'R bandmembers whose names are being featured in advertising for the "Not In This Lifetime" tour, with additional members Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, Dizzy Reed and Melissa Reese not highlighted.

Although some fans have grumbled that two members of the original lineup — guitarist Izzy Stradlin and drummer Steven Adler, the latter of whom did appear at a handful of stops on the tour — remain on the sidelines, the trek has been wildly successful, reportedly grossing more than $400 million since its launch a year and a half ago.

GUNS N' ROSES was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in April 2012. Adler, Slash, McKaganand Matt Sorum (who replaced Adler in GUNS N' ROSES) attended the ceremony, while Rose and Stradlin stayed home.

Slash told The Pulse Of Radio a while back how his relationship with Rose disintegrated during the final years of the classic GUNS lineup. "His sort of m.o., as far as the band was concerned, over time got so exaggerated in the rock-star sense or whatever and he became such a dictator and this and that and the other, that it was impossible for me to work with him, because I'm not the kind of person that takes orders, you know," he said.

GUNS N' ROSES will return next June for a seven-week European jaunt, but the band's plans until then, and beyond that, remain unknown for now. The three core members have not given a single interview together.



www.blabbermouth.net/news/slash-says-it-was-cathartic-to-speak-with-axl-rose-for-first-time-in-nearly-two-decades/
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: asessa - 02 Gennaio 2018, 15:50:pm
Nikki: Anything about GnR that you want to talk about, like how it felt...

Slash: We can talk about it, I mean yeah, we can talk about... I mean, all things considered, the tour, you know, what ended up being NITL, that kind of thing, you know... I left in ’96 and Axl and I didn’t talk in... so 2015...

Nikki: So, I kinda wondered a little bit about the similarities, because like when Motley broke up we’re not friends, and... It left a little hole in my heart.

Slash: Well, there was always that thing. I won’t get into to all the personal stuff...

Nikki: Yeah, we don’t want to get into that anyway.

Slash: But, you know, over all that period of time, there was, you know, a lot of bad feelings, from the break up up into... all throughout, that whole 20 years, whatever it was.

Nikki: That’s crazy, 20 years...

Slash: But you know, there is also a part of you, that’s like in a marriage, where you love somebody, you know, so there is always that feeling, but then there is all this negative stuff, and...

Nikki: Sure.

Slash: Any...

Nikki: ...which by the way comes from a lot of people.

Slash: Well, there was so much stuff perpetuated in the media and just blown up out of proportion. So when he and I talked for the first time, it was really, really cool.

-Was it in person?

Slash: Yeah, that was... No, first time we spoke was on the phone, and then we got together when I got back into town, because I was on the road. I was in Peru, I remember it specifically. But it was very cathartic to...

Nikki: I can see that.

Slash: ...to physically talk, ‘cause I mean there’s a bond you have that it’s never... you know...

Nikki: For sure.

Slash: And then it makes the break up... I mean what happened... it’s just... the bond makes the negative side that much worse, because you’re forced out of it. Anyway, so... When we got together and played, it was Coachella. It was just fuckin’ awesome. And we played the Troubadour, it was the first gig that we did. And so... and it just snowballed from there. 18 months... It’s been... I mean I would never, you know... If you talked to me 20 months ago, I would have said ‘No fucking way. It’s not ever gonna happen.’ But it did, and it was fuckin’ awesome.

Nikki: And it happened at the right time. It’s a time there are people ready... Obviously you see it in the ticket sales and the enthusiasm from fans, and the different generations... The cool thing about being gone as long as the band was gone, the original band, is that people discover you, but never ever could ever see you.

Slash: There was a lot of that...

Nikki: So it’s like ‘this is our chance’ and that’s fantastic. And I’m sure it made everything much, much better. It must have been kind of weird to look over and there’s Duff and Axl... I didn’t think this would ever happen.

Slash: Yes, it’s very surreal. You know, these moments on stage, where you short of take stock of where you are at the moment and you go ‘oh wow, this isn’t true’.

Nikki: Yeah, look at this. It’s sort of like seeing the guys from when you were kids.

Slash: And the funny thing... There’s something about this particular tour, that it didn’t make me... it didn’t take me back to, you know, the last tour in the 90s, where... It wasn’t reminiscent of that, it was completely uniquely its own new thing. Same guys, same songs, but a whole different experience.
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: asessa - 02 Gennaio 2018, 15:59:pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzurBBp_Q8w
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: Mur - 02 Gennaio 2018, 18:00:pm
L'avevo vista... Su fb steoncavano di brutto slash per i riff che ha fatto
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: Breakdown90 - 02 Gennaio 2018, 21:55:pm
l'intervista è qua, da minuto 30

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCwdfsRcEPY
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: Hangover - 03 Gennaio 2018, 14:40:pm
Cosa dice di Ashba?
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: Serial_Killer - 03 Gennaio 2018, 15:29:pm
Cosa dice di Ashba?
che gli presterà il cilindro come il suo quando Ashba lo sostituirà nei concerti europei del 2018
Titolo: Re:Slash e Axl
Inserito da: Hangover - 03 Gennaio 2018, 23:12:pm
che gli presterà il cilindro come il suo quando Ashba lo sostituirà nei concerti europei del 2018

Bene.