Duff McKagan's bass-playing resume is as impressive as they come. Not only is he a fully paid-up member of Velvet Revolver, he was one fifth of the 'classic' Guns N' Roses line-up. Fans of Appetite For Destruction will know that this fact alone deserves some serious respect.
McKagan survived 13 years of GN'R, before quitting in 1998, a few years after his pancreas exploded due to acute alcohol and drug-induced pancreatitis.
On a lighter note, not many people could claim that their profanity-filled acceptance speech forced all future 'live' awards shows to be broadcast with a delay. You can watch a video of Duff and Slash making history while collecting the gong for Favourite Heavy Metal Band at the American Music Awards in 1990.
While the search to find a new Velvet Revolver singer marches on, Duff took the opportunity to revisit his side project: Loaded. Fresh from a European tour, he's taking time out to talk to MusicRadar and we're giving you the chance to ask the questions…
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