GUNS N' ROSES: So, About That On-Time Thing...
Guns n' Roses guitarist Bumblefoot has called out NME for misquoting him.
The magazine reported on an alleged interview the guitarist did with Metal Hammer about being on time for shows and included a comment that was posted on Metal Hammer's website -- "Remember kids, only massive goobers make a habit of not being on time." One problem -- Bumblefoot never said that.
The guitarist posted a response on his Facebook page, writing, "Some 'info' sites will twist anything into an attack on Axl... Not only [did NME] make up quotes that aren't true (I've never used the term "massive goobers" in my life), I also didn't speak to Metal Hammer. NME is using a piece of an interview I did with Ryze-Up magazine. If NME is going to point fingers, they should have more integrity and class in what they do, yes?"
But Bumblefoot does think the advice in the quote was solid. "I'm at the venue early, I'll have dinner with crew, watch opening acts, get warmed up, I'm at every meet-n-greet, and I'm ready to get on stage at show time. That's me. My advice was for musicians starting out -- hopefully it served its positive purpose."