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Slash Book Untrue?


11/25/07
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(antiMusic) Jetboy guitarist spoke with Bringbackglam.com recently and during the interview they touch upon Slash's new autobiography and Slash's version of Jetboy's Todd Crew's overdose and says he doesn't believe Slash's story. Here are some excerpts from that interview:

It so personal because Todd (Crew, bass) died and was fired from the band due to substance abuse, mainly alcohol... When Todd joined Jetboy, he wasn't that much of a partier. It got to the point where we went to Guns N' Roses and said "Todd is going to die. He's bad off, you need to something." They were like "Todd's fine. We all party. You guys are tripping." We didn't know what to do. We were meeting with labels, our producer was making comments that he was cheating the band…we were a team. It was a hard decision - and to this day I don't know if it was the right decision - but from that day on, the two of us - Jetboy and Guns N' Roses - were at war. Six months later, Todd was dead. Todd's family went after Slash. They hired a private investigator and all this stuff. Guns N' Roses started badmouthing us all the way to the top. They became the biggest band in the world. A year later, they fired Steven Adler for the same reason. Is it the pot calling the kettle black? I say yes all the way around. It's very personal. I think they have guilt. They know we went to them. He was only 20 years old. He was doing too much and he died. It's a shame. When I read the book…there's a lot of stuff that isn't true. It bothers me. Slash wants the last laugh.

The whole overdose situation that Todd died in Slash's arms…and that he (Slash) swears someone else was there and gave him some bad dope. Todd wasn't very experienced. The bottom of the line is the guy OD'd and they revived him and then they put him back in bed. What kind of idiot doesn't call for paramedics right away? From what I know, the truth is, after he OD'd and they revived him, Slash panicked and left. They (Guns N' Roses) came back they found him dead, and that was their alibi. It makes complete more sense than him dying in Slash's arms when he's high as a kite on dope, probably facing possession, and he got not one charge, nothing. There's definitely some loopholes in the story. - full interview here

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