Duff McKagan was asked by Launch.com his thoughts on the current Guns N’ Roses lineup. “It’s not Guns N’ Roses, you know? [Axl] should have probably done his own solo record,” said McKagan. “In saying that, also, I do wish him the best. We went through a lot together and I still have a lot of love for the guy. It’s a shame that there’s a…he’s doing a lot to…there’s a lot of bitterness…” McKagan has moved on to forming a band with guitarist Slash, drummer Matt Sorum, and guitarist Izzy Stradlin, as they still search for a frontman.