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  1. Duff McKagan

    Duff McKagan



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    Michael "Duff" McKagan, a founding member of Guns N' Roses, writes a weekly column for Playbook Sounds and is a passionate sports fan. McKagan is currently playing in Loaded and Velvet Revolver, is a prolific writer, including an autobiography, "It's So Easy: And Other Lies."

  2. Seattle Supergroup Walking Papers: Duff N' McCready N' Screaming ...

    Steven Hyden

    Only four years separate the release of Guns N' Roses' first full-length record, 1987's Appetite For Destruction, and Pearl Jam's 1991 debut, Ten. But in the narrative of rock history, these albums represent signposts for completely different eras; 2...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  3. Duff: A Mariners no-hitter among friends

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. Not being able to attend a game of your favorite MLB team until June can be a bummer. If you travel or otherwise have work commitments like myself, this will be the case some ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  4. Duff: Kings rise, Justin Blackmon stumbles

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. Around the time that Guns N' Roses was getting our thing going in mid-'80s Los Angeles, there was one other band that was the perfect angry counterpart to what we were doing: ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  5. Duff: Heroes Project cause worth following

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. This past Monday was Memorial Day, of course, and most of us got to see or experience a moment or two that commemorated our Armed Forces veterans. From the Indianapolis 50...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  6. Duff: Sports notes, talking new Slash album

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. There seem to be so dang many sports topics over the last week that it is now too difficult for me to choose only one to write about. I will just shoot from the hip here: &...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  7. A big win for Manchester City, Billy Duffy

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. In August 1987, I was headed out to play my first-ever arena tour. The Cult gave GN'R the opening slot for a tour that would cross Canada, come down the West Coast, and then ...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  8. Duff: Struggling with life after stardom

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. With the much-too-early passing of Junior Seau last week, we lost a giant of a football player. We lost a guy who was good outside of football, too. A mentor. A philanthropis...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  9. Duff: Seattle goes weird with Irvin pick

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. We do things a bit differently up here in Seattle. We built a building in the shape of some weird needle as our major landmark. We have houses that float. We drink too much c...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  10. Duff: An all-star tour of South America

    Duff McKagan

    Musician Duff McKagan's column runs every Wednesday on Playbook Sounds. To start off: You will read that I am far away and on the move, and it is tough for me to keep up on American sports, or really anything else for that matter. But I did see th...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  11. PodKast w/Duff McKagan: Guns N' Roses, the HOF, Axl Rose and the ...

    Andy Kamenetzky

    In 1987, Guns N' Roses exploded on the music scene with "Appetite for Destruction," an album that sounded nothing like the hair/glam metal groups dominating radio and MTV. In fact, "Appetite's" edgy, raw songs didn't sound like much of anything popul...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  12. Duff McKagan talks GNR going to Rock Hall

    Duff McKagan

    Editor's note: This column was published prior to Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose's statement that he would not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, and wished to decline induction. Some of you may know that my band Guns N' Roses will be...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  13. Will they play? Duff McKagan talks Guns N' Roses at the Rock and ...

    Duff McKagan

    Editor's note: This column was published prior to Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose's statement that he will not be attending the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, and is declining induction. Some of you may know that my band Guns N' Roses will be in...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  14. Will they play? Duff McKagan talks Guns N' Roses at the Rock and ...

    Duff McKagan

    Duff McKagan heads to Cleveland, anxious to see what awaits at induction ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  15. Duff McKagan gives us a history lesson on bands playing in South ...

    Duff McKagan

    Duff McKagan discovers new places to play, fans to see.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  16. Duff McKagan comes full circle with sports-talk host Jim Rome

    Duff McKagan

    Duff McKagan makes appearance with Jim Rome, who he says helped him get clean.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  17. Duff McKagan describes the NFL's QB landscape in one word: Meh

    Duff McKagan

    I love the text message expression that often pops up on online forums. It is spelled "meh" and, practiced in real life, can be accompanied by a shoulder shrug or a snarky sneer. Meh, simply put, means "average." Meh seems to be more often used with...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2012