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  1. Duff McKagan on Classic Guns N' Roses Reunion: 'It Could Happen'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton

    There have been a few flirtations over the years with various former members, but even the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was not enough to get the classic Guns N' Roses lineup back together onstage. But the questions about a potential reunion still persist, and Duff McKagan , a classic member who has played with the current Guns lineup, says he would like to see a reunion happen at some point.

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  2. What's Duff McKagan reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Duff McKagan, co-founder of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver and founder of a wealth management firm for musicians, recently released How to Be a Man . We caught up with McKagan, co-founder of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver, as he was stuck in Manhattan traffic on May 12. In addition to his musical career, McKagan, 51, has established himself as a writer.

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  3. Duff McKagan Still Optimistic About Classic-Era Guns N' Roses ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    Despite all of their time apart, Duff McKagan isn't ruling out a long-hoped-for reunion of the classic-era lineup of Guns N' Roses . "It could happen," McKagan told WIND-FM .

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  4. Rock Star's New Book is Full of Insight from the TrenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Seattle

    Known best for his stint as the bass player for Guns N' Roses, Seattle rock star Duff McKagan has also proven himself to be a skilled writer by way of his popular columns for Seattle Weekly and ESPN.com, and his memoir, It's So Easy , acclaimed for its frank self-awareness. In May, he released a new book, How to Be a Man , full of insights from the trenches.

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  5. Watch Krist Novoselic & Duff McKagan Play ' Sweet Child O Mine ' on Accordion & BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Northwest Music Scene

    At the recent "How to be a Man" book reading/ Q & A with Krist Novoselic & Duff McKagan at Seattle's Neptune Theater the accordion got broken out.

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  6. Watch Anthony Kiedis, Ozzy Osbourne and More Get Silly in Serious Fight for BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | People

    Anthony Kiedis wears bear ears. Moby strums a mournful bear song. Duff McKagan wonders if his bear mask would be a hot new look.

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  7. Duff McKaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | LA Weekly

    As bassist for Guns N' Roses from 1985 to 1997, Duff McKagan wasn't immune to the self-destructive temptations of rock superstardom - facts he candidly recounted in his 2011 autobiography, It's So Easy: and other lies . His new book, How to Be a Man , focuses more on the lessons learned during his post-GNR years, when he got sober, became a family man, and reclaimed his rock-star status as a member of Velvet Revolver.

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  8. Duff Mckagan: 'My Daughters Know All About The Dangers Of Drugs Thanks To Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | ContactMusic.com

    The rocker admits he's opened up about his heavy drinking and drug abuse past, which led to acute alcohol-induced pancreatitis in the mid 1990s, to daughters Grace, 17, and Mae, 14, but he finds it hard to tell them to "just say no" to drugs. He tells Fox, "There's the conversations we don't need to have, because they know... I don't have to say, 'I know what I'm talking about'.

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  9. Watch Duff McKagan And Nirvana's Krist Novoselic Play 'Sweet Child O' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Duff McKagan and Nirvana 's Krist Novoselic surprised fans recently, when they busted out a cover of Guns N' Roses ' " Sweet Child o' Mine " ... on bass and accordion. As Blabbermouth reports, the unusual rendition came during a gig at Seattle's Neptune Theatre on May 17 that was being held to celebrate the release of McKagan 's new book " How to Be a Man ."

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  10. Duff McKagan on Substance Abuse, Fatherhood and the Possibility of a Guns N' Roses ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Billboard

    The title of Duff McKagan 's new book, How to Be a Man , playfully spells it out that the tome is not what it seems. "It's really not a how-to book.

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  11. McKagan teams with Novoselic for odd gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Two of the 1990s most famous bass players teamed up onstage in Seattle on Sunday when Nirvana's Krist Novoselic joined Duff McKagan for a quirky rendition of Guns n' Roses hit "Sweet Child o' Mine." McKagan was at a launch party for his new book, "How to Be a Man" at the Neptune, when the odd collaboration took place.

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  12. Novoselic jams on accordion with Duff McKaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | New York Daily News

    Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan enlisted his pal, Nirvana vet Krist Novoselic, to pick up an accordion for a special rendition of "Sweet Child of Mine." The jam session at Seattle's Neptune Theatre on Sunday night celebrated the release of McKagan's second book, "How to Be a Man with some appropriate rock n' roll-infused flair.

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  13. Duff McKagan, Krist Novoselic Perform 'Sweet Child O' Mine' With AccordionRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | RollingStone

    Duff McKagan held the release party for his new tome How to Be a Man at Seattle's Neptune Theatre Sunday night, where he sat down to discuss his latest book with friend and fellow bassist Krist Novoselic. During the event, the Guns N' Roses and Nirvana members performed a thrilling instrumental rendition of the former's "Sweet Child O' Mine," played only with McKagan on bass and Novoselic on accordion.

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  14. Duff McKagan and Krist Novoselic Perform "Sweet Child O' Mine" at Book Event Monday, May 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    What happens when two legendary bassists unite to perform one of the most famous guitar riffs ever? One of them pulls out an accordion. Nirvana 's Krist Novoselic joined Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver 's Duff McKagan in Seattle Sunday in celebration McKagan's new book, How to Be a Man .

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  15. Duff McKagan blasts 'Sweet Child O' Mine' copying claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The London Free Press

    Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has dismissed reports suggesting the group's hit song Sweet Child O' Mine was copied from rock group Australian Crawl. Australian Crawl singer James Reyne recently pointed out that his group's 1981 track Unpublished Critics bears similarities to the 1987 rock anthem, but insisted he would never act on his suspicions for fear of the legendary band's heavyweight legal team.

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  16. Guns N' Roses's Original Bassist Duff McKagan On What It Means To Rock OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Forbes.com

    ... rocked them all" goes the Bon Jovi song "Wanted Dead or Alive." According to original Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, that line haunts many musicians. Did Bon Jovi really rock them all ? Do they rock them all? It's likely that a few people are ...

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  17. Ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan dismisses 'Sweet Child O' Mine' similarity to 1981 songRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | NME

    Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has dismissed claims that the band copied their 1987 hit 'Sweet Child O' Mine' from Australian band Australian Crawl's 1981 song 'Unpublished Critics'. The case came to light this week when Australian blog Max TV highlighted similarities between the song.

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  18. Duff McKagan Corrects Alice In Chains Biography ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WBOS-FM Boston

    ... Chains Biography, which he addresses in the following tweet: Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has just published his second book, How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions) , but he may have his next project already in his ...

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  19. Duff McKagan Weighs In On 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Rip-Off Allegations [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Duff McKagan has refuted recent allegations that Guns N' Roses ' " Sweet Child O' Mine " is a rip-off of Australian Crawl 's 1981 song " Unpublished Critics ." The claim, which came from Australian blog MAX TV highlighted the similarities between the two tracks , pointing out "the same chugging chord progression, a similarly sweeping lead break, the verse melody, and the elongated one-syllable vocal in the chorus."

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  20. Watch Ozzy Osbourne, Anthony Kiedis, Moby Stump for Mistreated BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | RollingStone

    ... roars through the set with an apologetic Sharon in tow. The bear ears are worn throughout the clip, and though Duff McKagan wonders whether they could be the centerpiece of a new look, Little Britain 's Matt Lucas finds them infuriating and mutters, ...

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