APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION
Welcome to Appetite for Discussion -- a Guns N' Roses fan forum!

Please feel free to look around the forum as a guest, I hope you will find something of interest. If you want to join the discussions or contribute in other ways then you need to become a member. We especially welcome anyone who wants to share documents for our archive or would be interested in translating or transcribing articles and interviews.

Registering is free and easy.

Cheers!
SoulMonster
APPETITE FOR DISCUSSION
Welcome to Appetite for Discussion -- a Guns N' Roses fan forum!

Please feel free to look around the forum as a guest, I hope you will find something of interest. If you want to join the discussions or contribute in other ways then you need to become a member. We especially welcome anyone who wants to share documents for our archive or would be interested in translating or transcribing articles and interviews.

Registering is free and easy.

Cheers!
SoulMonster

2014.11.11 - The Herald - U2 Sent Booze To Recovering Addict Slash

Go down

2014.11.11 - The Herald - U2 Sent Booze To Recovering Addict Slash Empty 2014.11.11 - The Herald - U2 Sent Booze To Recovering Addict Slash

Post by Blackstar Sat 30 Apr 2022 - 6:03

U2 send booze to recovering addict Slash

By Luke Byrne

IT HAS been a bad number of months for U2 when it comes to giving gifts - now it seems the ageing rockers have put the proverbial foot in it again.

The group recently received criticism for the release of their new album, Songs of Innocence, on every iTunes account was intrusive and unwanted.

Now it has emerged that another U2 act of kindness has backfired.

American rock legend Slash was in town this week to play a thousands-strong crowd at the 3Arena.

The guitar virtuoso, who was previously a member of Guns N Roses, performed with his new band Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.

U2 sent Slash a case of Guinness to welcome him to the city.

However, Slash is recovering from alcohol addiction and has spoken publicly about his battle. He once described how alcohol was harder to give up than heroin and revealed how he was given just weeks to live, given the extent of his alcohol abuse.

"I come from, not an alcoholic background, but my dad was a drinker and people in my family were drinkers, and being born in England that was just part of pub culture," Slash previously said in an interview with Classic Rock.

The rocker was not angered by the U2 slip-up and even took to Twitter to thank them.

"Many thanks to @U2 for the "Welcome to Dublin" case of Guinness! The only thing I miss about being sober," he wrote.

The Herald contacted U2's spokesperson, but questions about the gift went unanswered.

https://www.independent.ie/regionals/herald/news/u2-send-booze-to-recovering-addict-slash-30737625.html
Blackstar
Blackstar
ADMIN

Posts : 8363
Plectra : 58026
Reputation : 94
Join date : 2018-03-17

Back to top Go down

2014.11.11 - The Herald - U2 Sent Booze To Recovering Addict Slash Empty Re: 2014.11.11 - The Herald - U2 Sent Booze To Recovering Addict Slash

Post by Blackstar Sat 30 Apr 2022 - 6:04

Blackstar
Blackstar
ADMIN

Posts : 8363
Plectra : 58026
Reputation : 94
Join date : 2018-03-17

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum