Thursday, March 22, 2012

VIDEO: Guns N’ Roses guitarist thinks band should reunite for Rock Hall

Guns N’ Roses fans were very disappointed to hear this week’s comments by Slash that the band will not reunite their classic lineup to perform at the band’s upcoming Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction.

“We’re not playing,” Slash told the Toronto Sun. “I would imagine that they asked us to play but I know that we’re not playing.”

Slash’s words echo a tweet posted by a staff member at Envision Radio Networks – while using Rock Hall musical director Paul Shaffer’s twitter account – that leaked the news two weeks ago.

Now, a current GNR guitarist is saying he’d like to see the reunion happen.

During an online video chat this week, DJ Asha was asked about his thoughts on the Rock Hall event.

"The one thing I don't understand about the Hall Of Fame is nobody's f**king talking, nobody's talking about it,” he said. “I just don't, I don't get it. In my opinion, I think it's a huge honor. I think it would be awesome to see, you know, everybody [from the classic GNR lineup] get up on stage and put all the differences aside for one night and just give the fans what they want. To me, that makes the most sense.”

“But I have no idea what's gonna go down, because there has been zero talk about it so far,”
added Ashba. “I wish I could tell you more. Whatever happens, that night's gonna be exciting. I'm anxious to see what happens.”

The Rock Hall induction ceremony happens April 14 in Cleveland.

Check out Ashba’s full 28-minute Q&A session below.

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