Steven Adler was set to play with Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash at Rock For Recovery’s Willie Basse Cancer Benefit Jam over the weekend at Paladino’s in Tarzana, CA, but he did not show up for the performance.
Other performers included Vinny Appice, Roy Z, Mitch Perry, Scott Warren, Chad Cherry, Joey Tafolla, Michael Olivieri, Patrick Stone, Steve Feldman, Spacey T, Bernie K, Joe Floyd, Matt Duncan, Mike Hansen, Betsy Bitch, Joe Petro, Mike Gray, members of Snew, and more.
Slash is currently rehearsing for Guns N’ Roses’ 2016 tour, and while it was previously reported that Axl Rose hadn’t joined the band yet, he has met with Slash this month, according to Eddie Money on MyGNRForum.com.
Guns N’ Roses continue to stir and increases the frenzy of their fans to announce a date more in North America with the addition of a concert at the forum sol de Mexico city scheduled for 19 April 2016. The Pre-sale Banamex begins at 11 am on 8 February and ends on 9 February at 10 pm. The General sale will begin on Wednesday, 10 February at 11 am through the system Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com.mx. members of Nightrain, the official fan club of Guns N’ Roses will be notified in advance in order to have the opportunity Buy tickets at a special pre-sale.
— Slash (@Slash) February 2, 2016
Guns N’ Roses members Axl Rose, Slash, and Duff McKagan have released a statement mocking people like Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst, and Andrew Dice Clay for taking credit for their reunion.
“Guns N’ Roses would like to respectfully thank the many people taking credit for our upcoming shows and everything in between. Especially those whom we haven’t spoken to in numerous years who, through the power of media, have somehow served a pivotal, even if non-existent role. We, and the fans thank you! #GnFnR.”