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  1. 4 hours ago, sl4yer said:

    included song called „Rock N Roll Pool Party” 

    I wish that was real.

     

    Hey Slash...

    Yeah Ax?

    Looks like it's gonna be a scorcher today -- you know what I' m thinkin?

    BANAT

    (music video shot of pool floaties)

    BANAT

    (shot of a sizzlin BBQ)

    DUNANAT DAAAA, BUMTISHHH

    (shot of the the whole crew)

    BANANANT BANANT, DUNANNT DAAA

    (party ensues)


  2. 9 minutes ago, sofine11 said:

    Obviously you weren't around from 2001-07 because that's exactly what they did. I would prefer an album, and soon.

    Hah :) Well, I was here.... in 2004-2007 at least. That's really not at all what I'm talking about. I'm talking about how they did it in the run up to recording Appetite. Or how Metallica will write a song like Lords of Summer, debut it at a festival, realize it's kind of shit and bin it without wringing their hands about it. Songwriting is about getting the reps in, or in this case dusting-off the treadmill.  

    I'm not talking about having a bunch of songs for CD ready to record, playing them to tepid half-filled arenas, refusing to jettison shitty material, adding more layers to songs than a lasagna stuffed with onions and kicking the can down the round for a decade. But we're not here to re-litigate that circus. I'm talkin' 'bout THE BIG THREE ERA. LET'S GO!


  3. They should be like Metallica and the GNR of old -- debut and work over songs live before they actually record anything. Get into a rhythm, see what the crowds respond to.... add new parts to existing songs, do medleys. STOP BEING FUCKING BORING, YOU'RE GUNS N' ROSES. 

    If it's too taxing then cut the runtime in half. LET'S GOOOOOOOOO

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  4. The VR stuff is probably more interesting than GNR.  I don't think he was cut in to anything interesting GNR related. Maybe an expanded anecdote about the NR Pat Boone / Debby Boone fill.... if you're lucky a couple pages on the mid 90's recording era. 

    Who knows, though! He gives off that douche vibe, but at the same time he's been humbled enough times and never broke big enough to go full guns deluded asshole... he might be more thoughtful than people think. 

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  5. 8 hours ago, Creed said:

    Slash is probably bored with playing the same stuff on every gig...gnr classics are cool, but without new stuff its just boring...

    I get kind of sick of practicing guitar to AFD sometimes.

    He's got like 30 years of playing those songs on me, haha.

    You can only stretch out so much within those boxes.... hence the bowls full of shreddies on some nights, I figure :) .

    Plus... I think the worst concert in the 80's or 90's was probably way more interesting as a player than concerts nowadays... in terms of the crowd vibe... except maybe those occasional Central / South American shows.


  6. 8 minutes ago, Chester 524 said:

    have you read Slashs book?  says Axl is a big pothead.  heard that from somewhere else too, cant remember where off the top of my head

    Oh yeah? I did read it... like 13 years ago now (holy shit!). Guess I forgot :) . 
     

    It’s interesting Slash says he begins writing songs with his drummer. I wonder how that bodes for GNR with Frank.

     

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  7. On 2019-11-07 at 6:29 PM, Tom-Ass said:

    It was the first time I ever skipped any Slash tour in my life too. In hindsight I wish I went but I was so underwhelmed with Myles and the record and it looked like they were playing a lot of it. 

    I skipped, too. Myles from the vids I saw wasn’t even a good version of Myles! And I don’t really love his SMKC singing on his best days. He seemed spent. 

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  8. 6 hours ago, ChildOfTheMoon said:

    Like, for Dead Horse, let’s have a horse video! 🙄

    For sure... but don't forget to make it dead. 

     

    The sort of neon amps backdrop when they do Slither is cool. Just the Marshall's with Slash's little chick logo on there pulsing with colors. 


  9. 55 minutes ago, IncitingChaos said:

    I mean does Axl have anything better to do on a Tuesday afternoon in LA than to go have a conversation with another human being that millions of people can listen to later. 
    ideally he’d be promoting something but with the stories and career of Axl it would be a great conversation. 
    Slash interviews just don’t have much substance anymore 

    It’d be awesome. Axl is so shy, though, (and Slash... why the fuck is GNR all shy guys now? What is this Super Mario Bros? boom!).

    I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s a fan, though. Billy Corgan, Rob Zombie... lots of musicians say they listen all the time. The Steven Tyler one was great.

    You’re right about Slash... this interviewer was okay but no real revelations aside from the chips. That’s why I liked his appearance on Chris Hardwick’s podcast (even though I don’t listen to it otherwise) because they geeked out about dinosaurs and all this random shit. 

     

     

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  10. I like the image of a tipsy Slash being like “Ax check it out” and playing the Coma instrumental. Just an interminable power chord slog for 10 minutes... Axl just kind of looking around like... tf?

    And a montage of Axl leaning against the shower wall, chopping vegetables and doing this demo... trying to figure out what the f to do with it for weeks on end. 

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  11. Nightrain is the ultimate opener. 
     

    ISE is cool, but for a band at this stage of the game, open it with an epic punch in the face. I mean the train horn and that A power chord.... way better than the endless jungle intro for pumping you up!


    Also, move Paradise City into the main set. I know they won’t, but closing with Rocket Queen would be cool.... since it’s the epic finale of AFD. It might give Paradise a new lease on life and feel less obligated. You don’t enjoy it the same when there’s confetti everywhere and you’re thinking about getting to your car.

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