Guns N’ Roses Member Sings Happy Birthday to Legendary Rock Icon

Duff McKagan and Axl Rose

Duff McKagan Sings Happy Birthday to Punk Rock Icon Iggy Pop

Guns N’ Roses Duff McKagan sang happy birthday to Iggy Pop on Instagram. He was joined by store owner Jimmy Webb who used to run vintage clothing store Trash and Vaudville in New York. He currently has a new vintage store called I Need More Check out the birthday video below!

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I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING “HAPPY BIRTHDAY IGGY” SO HERE I GO IN A DUET WITH DUFF & THEN AS A TRIO WITH BOB & ELIZABETH GRUEN … ENJOY AND “FEEL THE LOVE” !!! … HAPPY BIRTHDAY IGGY !!! @iggypopofficial #SingAlongForTheBirthdayBoy#HappyBirthdayIggy #LoveYou #IxNeedxMore #IggyPop WITH ALL DO RESPECT THIS WAS SEEN BY IGGY FIRST SINCE IT WAS A PERSONAL BIRTHDAY WISH TO HIM FROM ALL OF US ! HE’S IN OZ HE’S HAD A DAY TO SAVOR IT, SO AFTER SHARING MY HEART WITH HIM AND NINA ABOUT TEACHING “THE WORLD TO SING …” HERE WE ALL ARE !!! @officialduffmckagan @bob_gruen @elzgregory_gruen LOVE YOU IGGY #InOurHearts #WeLiveRockNRoll @IxNeedxMore

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Ultimate-Guitar recently assembled a list of replacement musicians that fans didn’t care much for. I originally thought Gilby Clarke would have made the list, but surprisingly Axl made the list instead. Axl Rose who replaced AC/DC singer Brian Johnson during the Rock or Bust Tour in May of 2016. the status of AC/DC is currently unknown but rumors seem to indicate that the band will be releasing a new album and touring with Brian Johnson.  My take is that I don’t think AC/DC will be touring with Brian Johnson, but will definitely release a record as a tribute to deceased member Malcolm Young

AC/DC – Axl Rose

Some count him as a regular, official member. Some say he was just a touring vocalist. Be it as it may, rock ‘n’ roll world was blessed by yet another unexpected combination when Axl Rose stepped in to sing in AC/DC instead of Brian Johnson. The band got somewhat of a mocking nickname “Axl/DC” but it’s still interesting we all got to see and hear Angus Young and Axl Rose performing together. Besides, Axl was very professional and respectful during the tour, so we shouldn’t really pay attention to the naysayers.

When it was first announced that Axl was going to be fronting AC/DC many fans refunded their tickets with a lot of venues giving fans the same option. The media reported the fan outrage by saying thousands of fans had returned their tickets resulting in some nervous Axl fans, but in the end the outrage by AC/DC fans was shortlived and Axl won over quite a few people. However, there were a few people including singer Roger Daltry who criticized Axl by saying that AC/DC without Brian Johnson is just “Karaoke.”