Thursday, February 22, 2007
The original line-up of Guns N' Roses is all set to reform. Frontman Axl Rose - who continues to perform under the band's name with new musicians - has buried the hatchet with original drummer Stevie Adler. Adler says he has been talking to former members Slash, Izzy Stradlin and Duff McKagan about a possible reunion tour and new album. Adler, who left the band in 1990, wrote on his official MySpace page: "I saw Axl, talked with him from 10 or 12 at night to 8 in the morning. We resolved a lot of f***ing s**t! I said, 'You know the five of us have to get back together! That's when it will really f***ing take off again! Nothing will be bigger. It would be the biggest reunion ever in history. He just grinned and giggled a little bit. Everybody in his band came up to me and said, 'You're the greatest f***ing drummer! We're always telling Ax you gotta get the band back together!' That's what they said to HIM. I've been talking with Slash. I've been talking with Izzy. They want reunion."
Rose recently invited ex-rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin to make guest appearances on the band's tour. Stradlin left the band after the 'Use Your Illusion' albums were released. He was replaced by Gilby Clarke. The current incarnation of Guns N' Roses are due to release their long-awaited new album 'Chinese Democracy' - a record that has been in the pipeline for almost a decade - next month.