GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson was interviewed on Q104.3, New York's only classic rock station, Sunday night (Jan. 30). A brief portion of the interview covering the group's long-awaited new album, "Chinese Democracy", follows:
Q: Where are the... Are the tracks pretty much done and they're just trying to find a date to release or there're a few more things to do?
Tommy Stinson: "The artwork, all those little things like that, getting all the, you know... The particulars, the little bits done..."
Tommy Stinson: "... so they can actually get a release date and put it out."
Q: So the music is done?
Tommy Stinson: "The music's done!"
Q: Oh, okay.
Tommy Stinson: "It's been done... For a while."
Regarding the 2002 tour Tommy says: "There was a problem with the promoting aspect of that tour... They pulled the plug on it and I can't really go into it."
He adds that "it wasn't our fault" and also "His [Axl's] slate and our slate is clean."
An MP3 file containing the GUNS N' ROSES portion of the interview can be downloaded at TheNewGuns.com (2.72 MB).
(Thanks: Here Today... Gone to Hell)