DUFF MCKAGAN To Guest On IZZY STRADLIN's New Solo Album

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan has confirmed that he has recorded a guest appearance on the next album from his former GN'R bandmate Izzy Stradlin. "I got to play on Izzy's new record [on Tuesday, April 22] in Ojai [California]," Duff writes in an online posting. "Another stellar outing by that dude, I must say. Always a pleasure hanging with that guy; a true gentleman."

Izzy Stradlin's last LP, "Fire, The Acoustic Album", was released late last year. According to Izzy, the CD was recorded in California last summer and contains "very basic recordings," featuring two guitars with one playing slide. Ex-REVEREND HORTON HEAT drummer Taz Bentley and JU JU HOUND guitarist Rick Richards are featured on some of the songs, as is bassist J.T. Longoria. Longoria mixed the effort at Nomad Recording in Dallas, Texas, where the album was also mastered by Gary Long.

McKagan recently hinted on the LOADED web site that the band he formed after he left GUNS N' ROSES is planning on hitting the road later in the year. "UK, you up for a late summer/early fall tour? Spain? Italy?" he wrote on the site.

LOADED is currently working on a new, yet-to-be-titled studio album, to be released in the summer.

LOADED was formed in 1999 and has morphed several times, releasing two albums: 1999's "Live Episode" and 2001's "Dark Days". The group's current lineup includes drummer Geoff Reading (NEW AMERICAN SHAME, GREEN APPLE QUICKSTEP), bassist Jeff Rouse and guitarist Mike Squires (both formerly of ALIEN CRIME SYNDICATE).

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