Stradlin Joins GNR To Close Vegas Residency
The guitarist took the stage with the group to knock out a few G-N-R classics including ‘I Used To Love Her,’ (Bob Dylan’s) ‘Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door’ and ‘Paradise City.’ Stradlin showed up to play on both the Friday and Saturday shows, which closed out the band’s ‘Appetite For Democracy’ Vegas stint.
This is not the first time the wayward rocker has found his way to a Guns N’ Roses stage since leaving the band back in 1992. Stradlin has popped up more than a few times over the years, including earlier this year at London’s O2 Arena. Stradlin recently released his first new music in a while with the single ‘Baby-Rann.’ Meanwhile, Guns N’ Roses filmed part of their Vegas run for use in a planned 3-D movie.
Though not as thick as thieves like they may have been early on, Stradlin appears to be on better terms with Axl Rose than any his other former band mates. Perhaps their kinship has been fueled by both refusing to attend the group’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year.