Guns N’ Roses Drummer Reveals If Playing Steven Adler’s Parts Is “Easy”

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Frank Ferrer Talks About Playing Steven Adler’s Parts

During a recent interview on Mitch Lafon’s podcast, Guns N’ Roses drummer Frank Ferrer was asked if it’s ‘easy’ to play Steven Adler’s drum parts. The exchange went as follows:

During an appearance on Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon, Guns N’ Roses drummer Frank Ferrer talked about performing the band’s classic tracks, 2008’s “Chinese Democracy,” the reunion tour, and more.

“I don’t think either one is easy. I definitely won’t use the word ‘easy.’ They both, and you have to include the ‘Chinese Democracy’ drumming too because it’s all three guys drumming – [Bryan Mantia] ‘Brain’, Josh [Freese], and myself.

“So I try to keep the spirit of the song the same, definitely find a niche between the three different drummers but at the same time filter that out to be like my own thing.

“I don’t think it’s easy at all, but that’s what I tried to do. Hopefully, I’m accomplishing that, I mean the guys in the band are happy with my drumming, but that’s what I try to do.”

Guns N’ Roses Management May Talk to Fans Regularly

It showed up on the Guns N’ Roses subbreddit that the moderators may start doing a semi-regular chat with the band’s manager Fernando. It was revealed during a post you can see here!

Guns N’ Roses To Release 2004’s ‘Greatest Hits’ On Vinyl

It was announced this week that Guns N’ Roses would be releasing their 2004 ‘Greatest Hits’ record on vinyl for the first time. The release will be a double vinyl set that will be put out through Geffen/Universal Records on September 25th.

The new release will feature their most recent single ‘Shadow of Your Love’, which came out in 2018 on the band’s reissue of ‘Appetite for Destruction.’

Chris Cornell’s Cover of ‘Patience’ Surfaces Online

Yesterday it was revealed that former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell had covered the Guns N’ Roses song ‘Patience.’ Listen to it below!

Cornell stays pretty close to the original, but has some synths and percussion added in addition to his added depth. The video was released to celebrate Cornell’s 56th birthday.

Cornell’s Facebook page posted the following message along with the video.

“His birthday seemed the perfect time to share this and celebrate Chris, his voice, music, stories and art. It is true a man is not dead while his name is still spoken … and, through his art, an artist’s soul still burns just as bright as ever upon all those that look up to him and his memory,” “Releasing music that was special to Chris keeps a part of him here with us — his heart and his soul. His love and his legacy.”

Why Johnny Cash Covered Soundgarden’s ‘Rusty Cage’

Today Rock N’ Roll True Stories published an incredible story about why country singer Johnny Cash covered Seattle band Soundgarden’s song ‘Rusty Cage’ from the group’s third album ‘Badmotorfinger.’ He also looks at how Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell almost wrote the arrangement for Cash and Cornell’s reaction to the cover. Check out the full story below!