Steven Adler on Guns N’ Roses reunion: “We owe it to the fans to do it”

Adler admits that he'd probably be the last to know if a reunion were to happen

Former drummer Steven Adler has admitted that if the “classic” line-up Guns N’ Roses were to reform, he’d probably be the last to know, but added that he feels the band owe it to the fans to do so.

Speaking with The Jasta Show – you can listen to the interview in full below – Adler also spoke out on the recent thawing of the relationship between Axl Rose and Slash.

“I think it’s so important for us to play together,” Adler said. “Not because I want to finish what I started with those guys. You know, because we started something great, I want to end it on a good note. I want to end it great and be a part of that.”

He added: “But we owe to the fans to do it. I mean, we all, the five of us, have accomplished our dreams, have wonderful, comfortable lives because people love our music. And I’ve never heard a band, ever, where people wanted to have that band back together as much as Guns N’ Roses, the original guys. I never heard it in my life.”

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Speaking about the reported thawing in relations between Slash and Axl, Adler said: “I think that’s great, because it’s been too long. The world has missed out on 25 years of great music, because those two weren’t together. I mean, Slash and Axl, it’s like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. Imagine if those guys weren’t together. It’s a shame, and I’m just so glad that they’re talking and everything is in the past like it should be.”

The drummer also admitted it took him years to get over feeling resentful towards the band after he was fired in 1990 for drug addiction.

You can listen to the interview in full below: