Guns N' Roses Guitarist Was Blindsided By Backlash
Ashba says in a Q&A session at GearFest in Indiana: "Even after I accepted and everything, I had no idea that the shoes I was stepping into were pretty hardcore.
"I'd never read a bad thing about me on the internet ever - it was like, 'You're not Slash. F*** you!' And I'm like, 'Oh sh*t, this is a whole different thing.'
"That kind of blindsided me, because my head wasn't even there. I was like, 'I'm a fan of the band. I'm just trying to help keep that music alive.'" He reflects: "I finally slowly won some of them over, so that's good." Read more here.
Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.