GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Says All Music For 'Chinese Democracy' Is Done

January 31, 2005

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..."

Q: Right

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 (2.72 MB).

(Thanks: Here Today... Gone to Hell)

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