Monday, April 16, 2012
The day after the band’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum is closing a chapter on his former group.
As part of series of post-event tweets, Sorum wrote, "From today forward, I will not be commenting on Guns N Roses. Or making any remarks about the future. Thank you to all the fans. The legacy continues without my commentary.”
The drummer added an interesting disclaimer as part of his statement, writing, "I said I wouldn't comment to the press. I will do whatever I choose on my Twitter. Have already been offered 25 press things today and have turned them all down."
Saturday night in Cleveland, Sorum appeared alongside former GNR members Steven Adler, Slash and Duff McKagan in person as new Rock Hall inductees, before being joined by guitarist Gilby Clarke for a performance of three tracks from “Appetite For Destruction.”
Watch video of the GNR Rock Hall performances here.
Beyond that, Sorum’s weekend tweets showed nothing but pleasure at his induction.
"Feel truly blessed today beyond my wildest dreams,” he wrote. "I was a kid that just loved rock and roll and never new I would see this. Honored and emotional to the core.”
"Eternally grateful to Steven Adler for sharing the stage with me. Proud of how far he has come to get to get to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. Congrats, my friend. Your music is a piece of rock and roll history.”
"Let's honor the music and its legacy. This is for how great it was to be in a band with a bunch of pirates!!!! AXL!!!!! AXL!!!!! AXL!!!!
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