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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Duff McKagan of Walking Papers performs onstage at CBGB Music & Film Festival 2014 HQ Kickoff event with Keynote Speaker Billy Idol on October 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for CBGB)

I listened to the Duff McKagan interview so you don’t have to. I mean, you can still listen to it if you want. But this will save you some time.


Right up front, Duff credits martial arts, lots of sex, and the example set by the Rolling Stones as some things that are keeping him young. Turns out he’s a bit of a history buff, too.


In the interview, Duff speaks at length at the effect that seeing homelessness in the cities he travels to has had on him. It inspired one of his latest songs, “Cold Outside,” and the comments in the Rolling Stone piece are poignant.


Duff goes on to discuss his new solo album, the current Guns N’ Roses reunion, past G N’ R tours, Izzy Stradlin, and more. Hell, you might as well just check it out after all. It’s a solid interview.