Axl vs. Slash
Slash is on the promo trail talking up his forthcoming solo effort, “Apocalyptic Love,” set for release May 22.
Along the way, the guitarist continues to face questions about Guns N’ Roses’ induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, which happens next Saturday.
And he’s getting tired of it.
"This is a subject I'm dead sick of talking about," Slash tells Rolling Stone. "Everyone has been asking me what's going to happen, and they know as much as I do. I feel you're totally obligated to be present and I would love to f**king play, but it's just something that's not gonna happen for whatever reason."
Slash, bassist Duff McKagan and drummer Steven Adler are all committed to going to the Cleveland ceremony, but it's unclear whether guitarist Izzy Stradlin or Axl Rose will be present. One sticking point for Axl may be the presence of Slash, whom he called a "cancer" in 2009...