Duff McKagan: Life, Loss And The Future Of Guns N’ Roses
The past few years touring the world with Guns N’ Roses have had a more profound effect on Duff McKagan than simply swelling his bank account. As he returns with a new solo album, Tenderness, that reflects his worldly experiences aboard one of the most successful tours of all time, K! sits down for an audience with a true rock’n’roll great…
Plus, to celebrate Duff’s one-simple-rule life mentality (no fucks given), your wall can mirror his style with a killer art print. Just don’t go blaming us if it starts giving you attitude in a week’s time.
Elsewhere in the mag: Tom DeLonge takes us inside the highly-anticipated return of Angels & Airwaves; Frank Carter and Dean Richardson invite us inside The Rattlesnakes’ lair to unpack their brotherly bond; Ash Costello braces to show the world who she really is with New Years Day’s new album Unbreakable; and Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe unveils his life soundtrack.
In the reviews section, Brit metal crew Employed To Serve search for humanity on their furious, essential third album, while Boston hardcore crew Defeater return with their boldest record yet. On the live front, blink-182 salute two decades of Enema Of The State at their beach-tastic mega-party, nihilistic rap-punks Ho99o9 give London the fear, and legendary punks Jawbreaker return to the UK in phenomenal fashion.
All this and more is available in the new issue of Kerrang!, which you can get anywhere in the world through Kerrang.newsstand.co.uk. But for UK residents, it hits the shops on Wednesday, May 8 from all good newsagents.
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