Gn'R reunion wasn't about money
Gn'R reunion wasn't about money
Guns N' Roses guitarist Richard Fortus insists the rekindling of the friendship between Axl Rose and Slash and subsequent return to the band for the latter had nothing to do with money.
The stadium tours with the current line-up of Guns N' Roses with Slash and Duff back with frontman Axl Rose are reportedly raking in in excess of $5.5m per show.
But speaking to Guy 'Favazz' Favazza of the St. Louis, Missouri radio station KSHE, Fortus shot down suggestions the reunion was fuelled by dollar signs.
"No. Axl has been going on on time for years before [the reunion]," said Fortus.
"It's been great. Is money the motivating factor for him? Absolutely not. I've never seen that guy motivated by money, as long as I've known him. Otherwise, this reunion would have happened a long time ago."
 More news
Van Halen star solo album preview 2017-12-12
Van Halen star solo album preview
Judas Priest preview new song 2017-11-28
Judas Priest preview new song
STP reveal new singer and song 2017-11-16
STP reveal new singer and song
Robert Plant about Led Zeppelin 2017-10-17
Robert Plant about Led Zeppelin
Avenged Sevenfold cover Pink Floyd 2017-10-11
Avenged Sevenfold cover Pink Floyd
Marilyn Manson takes a fall 2017-10-02
Marilyn Manson takes a fall
STP streaming unreleased song 2017-09-22
STP streaming unreleased song
U2 stream new song 2017-09-09
U2 stream new song
Killswitch Engage reveal album plans 2017-09-04
Killswitch Engage reveal album plans
Stone Temple Pilots unreleased Plush version 2017-08-18
Stone Temple Pilots unreleased Plush version
- Mick Jagger new songs.
- STP tribute to Chester Bennington.
- Satyricon new album details.
- Led Zeppelin reunion rumors.
- Chuck Berry posthumous album.
- Pearl Jam invite all ex-drummers.
- AFI, No Doubt supergroup Dreamcar.
- Axl Rose recording with AC/DC?.
- GN'R surprised by Angus Young.
- Anselmo working on five albums.