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In 1984, at the age of twenty, Duff left his native Seattle—partly to pursue music but mainly to get away from a host of heroin overdoses then decimating his closest group of friends in the local punk scene. In L.A. only a few weeks and still living in his car, he answered a want ad for a bass player placed by someone who identified himself only as “Slash.” Soon after, the most dangerous band in the world was born. Guns N’ Roses went on to sell more than 100 million albums worldwide.

In It's So Easy, Duff recounts GN’R’s unlikely trajectory to a string of multiplatinum albums, sold-out stadium concerts, and global acclaim. But that kind of glory can take its toll, and it did—ultimately—on Duff, as well as on the band itself. As GN’R began t
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location: House of Blues Cleveland, OH, 308 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, The United States
description: On the eve of his induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame, this intimate gathering will feature a multi-media exploration of Duff ‘s career in music, words, video, and sound. Musicians Mike Squires, Jeff Rouse, and Paul Hutzler will accompany McKagan through this hour long spoken word performance. The room will then be opened up for a Q&A.
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“Yes, confidence was knowing I could do anything. But, I realized, confidence must always be rooted in work. In sweat. In pain-good pain. And in honesty.”
Duff McKagan, It's So Easy: And Other Lies

“Never miss an opportunity to keep your damn mouth shut.”
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“You dirty so and so.”
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message 1: by Liz

Liz Mackey u should read Lone Survivor by Marcus Latrell. i think thats right up your alley with your war interests. :)


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