Former Guns N' Roses Star Out Of Comfort Zone Without Duff

01-16-2017
.
Guns N' Roses

(New Rock Times) Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum admits being in a band without Duff McKagan was a big change after the pair spent 25-years as the rhythm section for a quartet of bands.

With McKagan now back with Guns N' Roses for the partial band reunion, something Sorum has not been invited to take part in, the drummer is now fostering a bond with a new bassist in Kings of Chaos.

In an interview with Rob rush on the 94.3 Shark radio station, Sorum said: ""You know, I've got Robert DeLeo playing bass now [for Kings of Chaos], and we did the Hollywood Vampires together, and man, that guy is a musician.

"And it's a great thing to get out of my comfort zone, because Duff McKagan was my bass player for 25 years. We did multiple bands together - Neurotic Outsiders and Velvet Revolver and Kings of Chaos and of course Guns N' Roses."

He continued: "So it was good for me, because when you are a bass-player-[drummer] rhythm section, you create a bond and you kind of go through life with that guy, and I've always been his drummer and he's been my bass player.

"So when they went out there to do it [without me], I was, like, 'Oh, okay. Well, that's weird.' But it wasn't his decision, obviously. So I'm doing my thing, and I'm moving forward, and I get to run my own band which is great; I'm the boss.

"The only problem is everyone asks you questions all the time, so you've gotta be prepared for that, to be the boss of the band." Read more here.

New Rock Times is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright New Rock Times- Excerpted here with permission.

advertisement

Guns N' Roses CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Guns N' Roses T-shirts and Posters

More Guns N' Roses News

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


Guns N' Roses Recap Reunion Tour Leg With New Video

Guns N' Roses' Long Delayed Album A Masterpiece Says Guitarist

Guns N' Roses Reunion Now In Top 5 Tours Of All Time

Guns N' Roses' Slash Recalls Reuniting With Axl Rose

Guns N' Roses Star Announces Solo Album 2017 In Review

Guns N' Roses Jam Classic Song With Dave Grohl 2017 In Review

Guns N' Roses And Pearl Jam Supergroup Share New Song 2017 In Review

Guns N' Roses Reunion Tour A Blockbuster Success 2017 In Review

Guns N' Roses and Def Leppard Stars Lead Guest Lineup On New Album 2017 In Review

Guns N' Roses And Former Guitarist Didn't 'Quit Pretty' 2017 In Review


More Stories for Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses Music


advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour- Corey Taylor Reveals Timeline For New Slipknot Album- Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize- Muse Release 'Thought Contagion'- more

Recap: Guns N' Roses Star Launches New Supergroup- Metallica's Kirk Hammett Featured On New Michael Schenker Song- Smashing Pumpkins Address D'arcy Wretzky Reunion Controversy- more

Led Zeppelin To Release 'Different' Archival Recordings- Photo Of Metallica's James Hetfield As Cop In Ted Bundy Movie- Iron Maiden Take Action Against Counterfeiters- more

Judas Priest Legend Battling Parkinson's Disease- Metallica's James Hetfield Lands Key Role In Ted Bundy Movie- Ozzy Osbourne Wants To Make New Album After Final Tour- more

Page Too:
Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Page Too Rewind: Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Elton John Making New 'Lion King' Music With Beyonce- Willie Nelson Fighting Back After Battling Flu- Victoria Beckham Addresses Spice Girls Reunion Speculation- more

advertisement


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.