Monday, February 5: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Feb. 5) to bassist Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses (54) and ex Tesla guitarist Tommy Skeoch (56).
Duff McKagan is best known for his time spent as bassist for Guns N’ Roses. He was with the band for 12 years (1985-1997). After Guns N Roses, McKagan formed his own band Loaded. He played bass in supergroup Velvet Revolver from 2002-2008. Velvet Revolver featured Duff, along with ex G N’ R bandmates Slash on guitar and Matt Sorum on drums, along with rhythm guitarist Dave Kushner and Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland on vocals. He also played in Jane’s Addiction for a brief time in 2010.