Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Guns N’ Roses: Slash ponders Rock Hall Of Fame induction

Time flies when you’re busy rocking your life away.

Just ask Slash, who was posed the question of Guns N’ Roses eligibility for the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame next year - 25 years after the release of “Appetite For Destruction.”

"I didn't realize it was so soon," Slash tells Spinner. "First, we have to actually get inducted. I know we'll be eligible, but with the way that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is sort of hit or miss with rock bands, there is a possibility that we won't get nominated next year."

And if they do? "We'll cross that bridge when we get there," he says. In the meantime, Slash -- who says of himself, "I just do something and I move on. I don't really spend any time reflecting about s---" -- has a lot going on, like a tour with old pal Ozzy Osbourne, and more dates planned behind his first solo album. Still, he admits he does think about the potential Rock Hall induction.

"If they're gonna pass you over, I don't think it's worth worrying about too much," he says. "But, at the same time, it's nice to be recognized by your peers, so yeah, everybody wants to be mentioned. But if they don't mention you, you can't take it too seriously because they miss a lot of really important people every year."

Find out Slash’s thoughts on Alice Cooper’s induction, as well as who else he thinks should get in, at Spinner here.

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See also:

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Slash: Axl Rose is one of the Top 5 Lead Singers Of All Time
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