The sticksman, who additionally went to carry out with members of the band within the supergroup Velvet Revolver, was a part of the GN’R line-up from 1989 to 1997 following the departure of Steve Adler. Sorum by no means rejoined the band.
Recalling how he obtained the job on a latest on Instagram submit, he wrote: “Completely satisfied Birthday to my pal of 31 years Lars Ulrich. We met when the Cult opened the Justice For All tour and spent many nights on the street collectively residing the lifetime of Rock ‘N’ Roll.”
“After that we remained shut as Lars was the one which gave Slash my cellphone quantity to get in GN’R,” he continued. “After all the Epic GN’R, Metallica Stadium tour was legendary. In addition to the entire musical accolades most significantly he has at all times been there as a good friend.”
In the meantime, Slash lately said he’s optimistic that 2021 will see new material from Guns N’ Roses and his band with Myles Kennedy.
The guitarist stated: “I spent plenty of time writing and demoing that stuff. And previous to that, Duff [McKagan] and I did some jamming and we additionally labored on the Weapons document, and I’ve had a few ancillary recordings and jams on high of that, so there’s been plenty of stuff occurring. I’m actually not good at slowing down and simply sitting round.”
He added: “I want to suppose that we’d have some new stuff out subsequent yr – from each camps, I suppose. It’s laborious to say, however I want to suppose we’ll have stuff out subsequent yr.”
R&B vocalist and dancer Zaria posted movies on the platform of her sporting one of many steel band’s iconic t-shirts whereas performing dances, and obtained feedback equivalent to “title 3 Metallica songs” and “by some means I doubt you want Metallica”.
In a response video, Zaria stated: “My response to you guys is like, ‘Actually, solely three songs? How ’bout I play them on guitar for you!’” She then went on to play ‘Grasp Of Puppets’, ‘Enter Sandman’ and ‘One’.”